CHIA SEED PUDDING

I’m not sure if I’ve ever shared this but I used to make chia seed pudding a lot. like… A LOT. Every day I’d have it as a mid morning snack at work. Well I just got back into it. Chia seeds can help stabilize your blood sugars so you aren’t hitting sugar highs and lows all day. Plus it’s SO good for keeping you feeling full. Just don’t over do it on the chia seeds in your recipes or it’ll turn into a hard ball. I’ve created my basic chia seed pudding below and you can alter it to your taste by adding ingredients. My favourites are berries and coconut or banana and cocoa. YUM. Pretty straight forward so have at it!   xxoo […]

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HOW TO EAT TEXAS STYLE BBQ WHEN YOU’RE NOT IN TEXAS

Hey, newsflash, I love BBQ. Yeah maybe it’s not the most diet friendly food but everyone needs a cheat meal once in a while and usually mine is BBQ. Or pizza. NOWWW the secret to kick ass BBQ is finding the right spot. This can be tricky if you’re not living in Texas so I’m here to help you out. The SECRET is the smoker. A bad ass smoker makes or breaks your BBQ experience. Calgarians, you are in SOME LUCK.  I’ve toured around looking for the best BBQ joint in town and I am loyal to the best, Hayden Block. This is not the first spot I’ve gone to and I even tried a few more after Hayden Block, but it only confirmed what […]

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WEIGHT WATCHER CINNAMON BUNS THAT ARE AMAZING

OMG I am SO HAPPY I tried this recipe out.  Diet life just got WAY better. If you’ve been following me along, you know I have a wedding coming up… MY WEDDING. AKA why I’m kicking my butt into gear. I was on a downward spiral full of nacho binging and life got out of hand/unhealthy. But I’m back. With a secret power. WEIGHT WATCHER CINNAMON BUNS So no. I haven’t signed up for weight watchers. BUT I’m following their points system with the help of our most loyal friend, the Internet. If you want more info on exactly what I’m doing to shed my winter weight, COMMENT BELOW. I’ll write a post explaining exactly what I do.  ONTO THE ROLLS!!! Now, these are not […]

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DAY 3: THE NEW HOLIDAY PARTY….THE BEST BRUNCH IN TOWN.

We’re officially in the holiday season. Which also means tons of gatherings to stuff into 4 weekends, which can be somewhat overwhelming. Thank goodness I have a solution for us.  Brunch. But not just any brunch. The best brunch in town.   It can be difficult getting everyone together in the evenings but honestly, send out a group text, organize to meet at Cleaver for brunch and I guarantee you there will be little to no scheduling conflicts.  Now let’s get to the goods. S’mores & Nutella French toast, challah bread, strawberry, maple syrup. Smashed avocado on toasted sourdough, bacon, poached egg, hollandaise. Buffalo chicken benny, hot sauce, celeric slaw. Fried chicken, sausage gravy, fried egg, buttermilk biscuit. Are you drooling yet? The bennies are […]

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