Monthly Archives : April 2018

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Whole Food Diary: April 23-27


I was concerned that eating more mindfully would take a long time to make a difference, but changes are happening!! I wake up easier in the morning, my nails are stronger, and my bowel movements are normal. I know it seems like TMI but bowel movements are so important! That’s how we get rid of toxins and how your gut…

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Our Earth Needs Us to Reduce Waste


The average American person produces about 5 lbs of garbage per day, while the average Canadian throws away about 1/2 kg of packaging daily (JUST packaging). We need to reduce waste! I feel very passionate about reducing waste and, apparently, live in the worst province in Canada for garbage and waste- Alberta. When people complain about their compost bin, I…

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Strangely Good (and Healthy!) Quick Stir-Fry

Strangely Good Stir-Fry Recipe


It started with shrimp. I had a package of defrosted cooked shrimp to use up and was going to use it in a salad, but made a last minute decision to make a stir-fry. It was one of those nights where everything was rushed. As usual, I started supper late and Hunter had gymnastics that night, so I had to…

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Meet Blue Moon Cottage.


Our home has a name! Meet Blue Moon Cottage. Growing up, I was an avid reader and all of my favourite books had named houses in them: Tara of Gone With The Wind, Green Gables of Anne of Green Gables and Orchard House of Little Women, among others, which I found very romantic. I love special names for things- whether…

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Whole Food Diary April 16-20


How can it be mid-April already!?!?!? I can’t believe I’ve been doing this for two weeks already-And I love that this food diary is keeping me accountable. I hope it isn’t too boring to read. I’ve noticed that eating whole food means my skin is slowly clearing. I still need to do better with drinking enough water during the day…

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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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One Way to Naturally Change Your Cycle


I got a bit of exciting news last week! Next month, we are going on a long weekend trip to California through my husband’s work! I am so excited. Or I was, until I saw that my menstrual cycle would fall RIGHT on our trip. My periods are awful. Often, I have severe cramps for the first day and I’m…

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