Browsing Category : Food

Kooee! Super Snacks- a Perfect Hiking Snack


I first heard of Kooee! Super Snacks through Girls Gone Sporty and I thought it sounded like a perfect product for me (Jerky Trail Mix) so I asked the company to send a few sample packs. KOOEE! Jerky Trail Mix is a super healthy snack.  It’s high in protein, gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free, and has no added sugar, preservatives, nitrates or anything…

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There’s An Alien Inside of Me!


After our winter hike I had a moment of weakness. I was starving, it was cold and I ate a great big Dairy Queen double cheeseburger. I decided it was worth a stomach ache and enjoyed every tasty bite. Afterwards, I felt slightly nauseous but not too bad and I couldn’t believe my luck! But then Monday rolled around and the nausea…

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I finally bought a spiralizer!


I have been reading about zucchini noodles for quite awhile now and FINALLY bought one for $15 on Amazon. I goggled how to make them and this is what I did: Peel and cut off the ends (duh!) Send through spiralizer. There was a cap thing that looked like it should help you twist the ends all the way through…

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So Delicious Holiday Drinks


For anyone who follows me on Twitter, you would know I am currently obsessed with So Delicious’s Coconut Yoghurt! It has the taste and texture of real yogurt and makes such a great snack when you toss some whole almonds in. I loved it so much I approached So Delicious asking if they had any other products I could try…

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Adventures in Container Gardening


Ryan and I are really into the Walking Dead. I always like to put myself in the character’s situations and wonder how I would fare. Over the winter I was telling Ryan that in the event of a zombie apocalypse that we would be okay meat wise because he can hunt and fish but neither of us can grow anything.…

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Vega Sport Recovery Bar Review


I was psyched to get a box of protein bars from Vega Sport as part of their Fuel Your Better campaign. I found this opportunity through Fit Approach as I am a Sweat Pink Ambassador. Give your muscles the protein they crave. Recharge and repair with Vega Sport Protein Bar post-workout, so you can do it all again, sooner. Non-GMO, gluten-free…

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Matcha Green Tea Packs Major Punch


*DISCLAIMER- This product was given to me by the company but my opinions are my own* This post is long overdue but I wanted to have several matcha soy or almond lattes before stating that matcha green tea packs more punch than coffee. As a former Seattle-ite saying there is something better than coffee is a big deal. I was approached by…

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Matcha Soy Latte


I have found my favourite matcha recipe! The matcha soy latte is tasty and one cup packs more energy than three or fours cups of coffee- I’m not exaggerating! And it’s an easy recipe! I know! I know! I look so beautiful in the mornings. I’ve had a matcha soy latte for a couple days in a row now and…

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Sparkling Matcha Drink


My adventures continue with my Organic Green Matcha Powder from Kiss me Organics. I decided to try the Sparkling Matcha and see how it tasted. THE VERDICT While the drink didn’t taste bad, it wasn’t tasty enough to want to make this a regular drink. However, like Saturday when I had matcha pancakes, I was FULL of all day energy…

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Matcha Green Pancake Recipe


I was approached by a rep from Kiss Me Organics to try out Organic Matcha Green Tea Powder. I’ve had matcha green tea smoothies before but when I got the powder it came with a huge recipe guide with several recipes for cocktails, smoothies, health shots, pancakes, meat recipes, and so much more. I had no idea there was so…

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Try Guava in Your Smoothies!


I have always loved guava juice. When we took family vacations to Hawaii my mom would always but us guava juice and it was delicious. When I saw a box of guava for sale I decided to try the actual fruit. Here are some health benefits of this tasty fruit: Improves immunity Guavas contain four times the Vitamin C content…

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Best Gluten & Dairy Free Option in Lethbridge- Cafe Verde


Eating out has changed a lot since I have had to start eating gluten and dairy free. Burger joints are out, I have to be careful with Indian (a lot of cream) and I am pretty much limited to salads at all other restaurants. Which is why I am currently obsessed with Cafe Verde in Lethbridge! On Mayor Magrath, tucked…

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Fit Tip Tuesday- Drink Black Coffee


I am a zombie without my coffee.I need at least a couple cups every morning before I even feel human. Working as a barista in college I started to like my coffee with less and less sweetener. By the time I had to cut out dairy, I was only drinking my coffee with a splash of milk. Now I drink…

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When You Have a Bad Day


I don’t pretend to be perfect. I have a sugar addiction and need chocolate every few days, I eat too many potatoes and once in awhile I have a bad day. Yesterday was a bad day. I woke up Monday morning so grumpy and tired to death of the routine of my life. That’s not like me and upon reflection…

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