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    Banana & Choc-chip Protein Oat Muffins

    I am a sucker for comfort food – especially things that I can have with my morning coffee.   The good thing is that there is usually a great, healthy alternative for all the food I love. This recipe is another such example! I mean, healthy oat banana muffins with chocolate chips and protein – need I say more?! I’m honestly obsessed with foods that have extra protein since I’m always looking for ways to get more protein in my diet for my growing guns and buns. Also, daily protein shakes get boring fast so baking it into my favourite foods is a happy compromise! This recipe has no added or refined sugar and…

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    My 3 Favourite Salad Jar Variations

    Let me be honest, I have never been a fan of salads. One thing I’ve learned though, is that sometimes what’s good for you isn’t always what you specifically like. I mean, I LOVE me some donuts, but they don’t necessarily love my health goals.   So my concession has been to learn to love all the healthy foods I used to hate. One way I’ve been able to achieve that is to make them as tasty as possible! So I’ve been working on improving my healthy recipes and working on my salad recipes has been great to add to my protein for a filling and healthy dinner. Salad jars…

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    A Healthy Relationship with Food

    I won’t lie – I have always had a real love-hate relationship with my food. For one, healthy food leaves me feeling really good about myself but leaves my heart empty. Two, junk food makes me really happy but leaves me carrying a ton of guilt on my conscience.   Truth is, I am a stress-eater. The more life gets me down or I get loaded with work, the more my heart just wants the warmth of a beef bolognaise with extra cheese sauce (yesss….). Throughout my entire fitness life, the one thing I have always struggled with is nutrition. I can easily work out 6 times a week plus…