How To Run Your First 5K: A 12-Week Training Guide

Think you can’t run? Think again, this 12- week training guide will take you from the coach to the finish line no matter what stage of fit your in before you start. I plan on sticking to a program like this one, to try to work on my speed and endurance. *Each workout should be…

Tofu Buddha Bowl With A Peanut Sauce

A healthy meal for at-home dinners or on the go lunches alike. There’s no better way to fuel your body than with complex carbs, lean protein, colourful produce and healthy fat. Feel free to add in other vegetables, a different type of rice, etc. Make this recipe your own! Ingredients: Tofu Bowl 2 cups cooked…

Kicking Your Sugar Addiction To The Curb

If you are anything like me, then you crave sugary sweet treats like crazy. I couldn’t seem to feel completely satisfied after any meal unless I ate a little bit of chocolate, some candy, etc. Here are three- realistic ways to help get rid of sugar cravings for good! They worked for me and if…

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta *Vegan

This dish is something that vegans and meat eaters both would love. Feel free to customize to your liking, I like to stir mushrooms and spinach into the pasta whenever I have some laying around in the fridge. For those non-vegans out there that might want to give this a try, nutritional yeast is basically…

I Did Yoga Every Damn Day For 60 Days

I suppose you could call me your average 21-year-old. I follow a healthy diet (most days), I exercise regularly and while my weight fluctuates from time-to-time I tend to sit at around the same size pretty consistently. One thing I am not, however, is disciplined. Sometimes I jump into my active gear, pumped to get…

Chia Seed Pudding

If your looking for an easy way to sneak healthy fats into your diet, look no further. You’ll get Omega-3 fatty acid (the good fat) that promote heart and joint health. Chia Seed Pudding is perfect for a snack, breakfast or even dessert. Master Recipe:  1/2 cup milk (dairy or non-dairy will do) 2 tbsp…

Lean Legs Countdown Home Workout

This is a beginner friendly, fairly easy workout that can be done alone, or at the beginning/end of your normal leg day gym routine, trust me even if you are one of the most experienced gym goers, this will burn. Add a resistance band to up the challenge and let me know how much it…

Carrot Ginger Soup

This soup is vegan and gluten-free, easy to make and packed full of healthy micro-nutrients. This soup also freezes well, so make lots and store it in an airtight container in the freezer for up to three months. Ingredients: 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 cup Onion, Chopped 2 Large Cloves Garlic, Minced or…

Macro’s And Why I Don’t Track Them

For bodybuilders, extreme athletes or just those gym goers who are willing to do anything to look their best, “tracking their macros” often becomes something they do on autopilot. They don’t think twice about tracking their food intake, even if it means living by their food scale or stopping to calculate every crumb that goes…

Gluten Free Blueberry Oat Breakfast Bars *Vegan

Easy healthy Gluten Free Blueberry Breakfast Oat Bars. Grab these flour-less blueberry bars for breakfasts or snacks. Packed with whole grain oats and refined sugar-free using bananas instead of the typical white sugar. Feel free to just use regular oats and flour if you don’t have the gluten-free stuff. These are another recipe that I…

I’m On Vacation And Feeling Guilty About It

I wouldn’t be me if I couldn’t feel some anxiety about having fun. In this case, I’m feeling a weird about leaving work for just over two weeks. Through a strange and incredibly fortunate combination of circumstances, I have somehow found myself on two week long cruise. It’s unbelievably beautiful every where I go, and…

Apple Pie Quick Bread

This quick bread smells and tastes just like apple pie in a moist and fluffy slice, the perfect accompaniment to your morning coffee or the perfect end to your day with a little bit of vanilla ice cream! Using applesauce instead of butter is an easy way to make this bread a bit healthier for you, but it…