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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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The Three Best Gluten-Free Alternatives!


Okay, so I have 3 key products I rely on since becoming gluten-free and thought I would share. Robin Hood Gluten-Free All Purpose Flour Blend  Although you can make your own blend of gluten-free flour using several ingredients, sometimes it is nice to have a pre-made blend on hand. However, if you have the ingredients, I strongly recommend Charlotte J’s…

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Super Easy Tomato Sauce


The other night I was super rushed for time. I worked late and it seemed that supper time snuck up on me. We had activities to rush to after supper (#momlife, right?), so as soon as I got the kids from school it was time to start supper. If you work and do ANYTHING ELSE in life, you’ve had these…

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Deliciously Ella’s Oat Bars


As you know, I have to stay gluten-free. Most of the time I just troll the internet for gluten-free recipes that may or may not work. I rarely buy cookbooks, but when I saw the cookbook “Deliciously Ella” in the discount section at Chapters, I knew I had to have it! I recognized her name from her blog, which I…

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