Tag: whole foods

Energy Bites!

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These delicious energy bites are my go to creation to have on hand for a quick snack during the day. I teach a nutrition workshop to at risk youth and they love the taste of these as well as being involved in helping to make them. (more…)

Easy Banana Coconut Granola

With the colder weather upon us, its nice to have comfort food around. One thing I miss having around is granola. The stuff that is sold in stores just doesn’t cut it for me.. it’s high in processed sugar and, if you are lucky, might have some dried fruit or seeds added to it, but we all know they never add enough, or it all sinks to the bottom. (more…)

Chew your smoothie!

When I started drinking smoothies, I didn’t realize the WAY I was drinking them could be harming my digestion! Did you know that? After hearing people talk about chewing their smoothies, I thought I would give it a go. Here is a video with my thoughts and how chewing my smoothies has made me feel. (more…)

Losing focus in your work out? Try this exercise! (Calisthenics inspired) VIDEO

I love going down to the work out bars I live close to. So many fun pieces of equipment to do different exercises on. The video below shows me doing one of my favourite movements that I go to when I feel that my workout is losing momentum. It’s great to have a few of these fun, more aerobic movements that you can do when you start losing steam or focus to bring the energy back up! The monkey bars help, too! Anyone have any other movements or exercise I should try? Let me know!