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Open Up and Om – #5 – Katie Mahon. Space Jam Meditation
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Open Up and Om – #5 – Katie Mahon. Space Jam Meditation
Episode 5 just wrapped up, and I’m left with the biggest smile and warmest heart. Sharing the stories of amazing people like Katie Mahon is exactly what I want to do. Her playful spirit and giant heart live within every word. What a treat to spend this time. You can follow along with her ad...
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Farmhouse Culture Gut Shot
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Anyone out there digging the world of gut health and probiotics? In the last few years I’ve started to really get on the train and I blame Dr. Rhonda Patrick for this. The research and knowledge she has produced or shared is astounding. I’m telling you, there are  serious benefits to ...
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Stinky Cheese & Pear Salad
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Seriously, this salad. You should make it. It’s a beautiful combination of textures and flavours, with a touch of luxury. Stopped by the Strathcona Market on Saturday to grab some ingredients for a dinner party salad that I was bringing. Was initially thinking about some kind of corn salad,...
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Pickled Onions – Easy Sides
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Pickled Onions – Easy Sides
A super quick and simple side. Even quicker if you can vacuum seal them! 400 g Water 400 g White wine vinegar 80 g Sugar 20 g Salt 4 g Black pepper, whole 4 g Coriander seed, whole Mix the above ingredients until the salt and sugar are dissolved. Add green or red onions. Soak … Continue rea...
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Open Up and Om – #4 – Danielle Murray. Triple Jump Blizzard
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Open Up and Om – #4 – Danielle Murray. Triple Jump Blizzard
Episode 4 of Open Up and Om is in the books. If you ever need to be lifted up and inspired, spend a few minutes with this life changing woman. So grateful that Danielle Murray could come to chat. Find Danielle teaching workshops at Empowered Yoga (where I took my teacher training), and follow her...
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The Organic Box – From Farms To Your Door
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The Organic Box – From Farms To Your Door
Super excited to share with you that I have become an ambassador for The Organic Box. You’ve probably heard me say a million times that we all need to eat, so we should spend more time eating together. This ties perfectly into The Organic Box because they tackle this sentiment from another ...
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Open Up and Om – #3 – Dani Parks. The Squad Leader
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Open Up and Om – #3 – Dani Parks. The Squad Leader
Sat down with Dani Parks for Episode 3 of Open Up and Om. She’s an inspiring human that loves challenging herself and building the community with her squad. Check her out at Lahari Yoga in St. Albert, AB and Hive Fit Co. in Edmonton, AB. Check it out on iTunes or Google Play Music.
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Pilots Friend – Energy Drink
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Pilots Friend – Energy Drink
The gang at Pilots Friend sent me a six-pack of their organic fruit tonic energy drink recently. I don’t know about you, but I’d never heard of this brand before. Pilots Friend says their drink was developed for active fighter pilots and perfected over a decade by a team of bio-scient...
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Au Pied de Cochon – Montreal, Quebec
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Au Pied de Cochon – Montreal, Quebec
Where do I begin. Au Pied De Cochon has been on the list for a very long time. When I first heard of this crazy French man Martin Picard and his love of all things pork with a side of foie gras, I knew I had to go. The thing is, I don’t go to Montreal very … Continue reading →
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Schwartz’s Deli – Montreal, Quebec
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Schwartz’s Deli – Montreal, Quebec
If you eat meat, Schwartz’s Deli should be on your food radar if you ever make it to Montreal. Billed as the oldest deli in Canada, Schwartz’s as long been known for their Montreal Smoked Meat. Walking north up St Laurent Blvd, you know you’re getting close when you start to sme...
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