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Whole Food Diary: April 9-13


It is week 2!! I am working on eating whole real food and cutting out processed food or added sugar. I’m more focused and determined this week. I am keeping this food diary to keep me accountable and let you know what I ate in those weeks. Hopefully I can give you some gluten-free and gut friendly meal ideas as…

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April Eating Challenge Food Diary: Apr. 02-08


Hello beautifuls. As I stated in this post HERE, I have decided to get my food choices back on track for April with an eating challenge. I’m being quite restrictive for this month, but there are no hard rules, more like guidelines. I promised to keep you updated on my progress, so here goes!! Monday April 02: I did NOT…

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April Eating Challenge: 10 Food Guidelines


Food! Eating! As human animals, we can’t escape it. My mom always jokes that she wishes that we could just take a pill every day, instead of thinking of meals three times a day. I like food, especially comfort food on long days or during bad weather and there has been a lot of that lately. We are coming out…

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Gluten-Free Eating: How and Where to Shop


I have been eating gluten-free for a few years now. I am by no means an expert, but I do feel that I have some tricks and tips up my sleeve and love to share, so here we go! First, a little background. Why am I gluten-free? A few years ago, I suffered an extremely harsh bout of food poisoning,…

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The Gut Makeover, Round 2.


Happy January everyone! Did you make New Year’s Resolutions? How are you doing at keeping them? I made promises to myself to make some big life changes, out of necessity to my physical health and mental sanity.  This very important motivation made it easy for me to stick to my goals, so far. These last couple of weeks have been…

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Healthiest 5 Minute Cinnamon Baked Apple Recipe


If you live in Calgary like I do, you have already lived through a taste of winter. On the southeast side, it was a couple of days of bitter cold, with a good dose of icy wind and blowing snow. Of course, now it is warm out again and the sun is shining….because we live in the Wild West out…

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Sneak Peek Of My Bathroom


Hello! I have the car today, so I am on my way to get groceries….I quickly snapped a pic in my lower level bathroom while I was in there adjusting my hat. I think I have to finally admit to myself that I have a thing for pink- my outfit matches this bathroom perfectly!  This is a sneak peek of…

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Why I Am Suddenly So Concerned with Giving My Kids Healthy Breakfasts.


I had an epiphany this weekend. My kids came up twenty minutes after finishing breakfast and they were hungry already….and crabby.  I asked Isabella what she had eaten and she said, ‘an apple sauce and some cereal without milk’. I realized that what she had eaten was basically a sugar bomb and it was no wonder she was hungry! Now that…

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A Quick & Super-Yummy Pork Chop Recipe for Busy Days.


The summer days are packed! I am forever losing track of time and rushing to get dinner ready. Since I started my gut healing process, it is important to me that we don’t end up reaching for fast food. It is also essential that I eat high quality meat without antibiotics in them and a lot of veggies with every…

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The easiest chocolate chip cookies to make!

Easiest, No Fail, No Mess Chocolate Chip Cookies


It’s snowing here, and I have a cold, so naturally I am craving a treat. Since becoming gluten-free, indulgent baked goods are a little harder to make, especially if you are craving something from your childhood like a fluffy cake, chewy cookies or perfect pie. You want it to taste exactly the same! Thankfully, gluten-free flours have come a long…

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