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Green Detox Smoothie

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I love smoothies. They are such a versatile way of staying hydrated, nourished and energized. I especially love green smoothies, but I know they get a bad rap for taste — particularly when the word ‘detox’ is included. I may be biased, but I think this green detox smoothie is delicious, and I hope you enjoy it as much as …

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Tasty Easy Baked Chicken

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Chicken is one of my favourite meats to incorporate into a balanced diet. It’s a great lean protein, and chicken breast, in particular, is a filling, versatile meat that can be cooked and flavoured any way you can think of. Looking at a cooked chicken breast, you wouldn’t necessarily think there’s a lot of protein. But one boneless, skinless chicken …

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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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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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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 …

Holiday Season Cranberry Mocktail

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Almost everyone loves a cranberry martini. But not everyone loves the calories, or to not have a party drink in hand. Enter the Cranberry Mocktail, a festive, colourful cocktail that will provide cheer to all who sip it. (And it’s low calorie, to boot!) Switch out your cocktail for this non-alcoholic cranberry beverage.             A …

The “Well-behaved” Detox Mocktail

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It’s coming to that time of year where — even in pandemic times — it’s time to eat, drink and be merry. The calories from the alcohol in cocktails and other beverages can creep on us, as can the effects of over-indulgence. But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a nice beverage. Let me introduce you to my friend, the …