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The Four Steps to a Healthy Fridge

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What’s in your fridge? When you commit to clean and healthy eating, taking care of your fridge is just as important as taking care of your body for your fitness journey. It houses your fuel. And… a lot of the time, many things that don’t need to be in there. It’s time to spring clean your way to a healthy …

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Healthy Quinoa Salad

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Have you ever tried quinoa? Pronounced KEY-nwah, this nutrient-rich superfood isn’t a grain, but a seed — though often labeled as whole-grain and prepared similarly to rice and oatmeal. It’s an overall healthy option to bulk out a salad and add to your healthy carbs roster. A quinoa salad is possibly one of my favourite things to eat in the …

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The Principles of Clean Eating

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Like many, I have tried a slew of diets over the years with little success. However, the one style I really resonated with was Clean Eating Habits — and it stuck. For the last decade, these habits have helped me to maintain my body weight, gain lean muscle, and live my life feeling nourished and energized! Unless it’s for medical …

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Mexican Tortilla Soup to Warm Up Winter

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For me, wintertime is all about healthy, nourishing food to keep me fuelled and happy in between workouts. I also just really love comfort foods and have adapted many types to suit healthy eating habits and a good mindset. This warming tortilla soup will melt away the late winter chill and keep you feeling nourished and full. Key ingredients in …

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Easy Tips to Eliminate Sugar from Your Diet

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Many adults consume more sugar in their diet than necessary. Reducing added sugar intake is a great idea for most people, particularly if weight loss is a goal. If you’ve tried to reduce your sugar intake, I would encourage you to take it a step further and eliminate sugar from your diet entirely — particularly refined sugar.  As people continue …

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Mercury Retrograde Survival Tips

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Mercury retrograde. Two words we never want to hear. If you know, you know — but if you don’t, about three times a year, we collectively experience a chaotic few weeks known as Mercury retrograde periods. You’ve probably heard of them, or at least experienced some of their headache-inducing effects. It isn’t super fun. Mercury is the planet that rules …

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Low-Carb Turkey Chili: My Batch-Cook Mainstay

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On cold, winter’s day, the best kind of food to enjoy is something that is going to warm you down to your toes. This low-carb* turkey chili not only does that for me in spades, but it’s also an awesome batch-cook recipe with enough servings to fill your freezer. You know, for *those days* you don’t feel like cooking.  This …