Archives for August 2012

Cocoa And Almond Protein Smoothie

I love the fruity taste of berries, but sometime you're just craving a little chocolate goodness! Here's another powerhouse smoothie. :)  Cacao nibs are on my personal list of superfoods, and I love their intense chocolate flavour, paired with bananas and almonds...there's a lot of greatness in this smoothie! Cocoa And Almond Protein Smoothie ... Continue Reading

My Scariest Travel Moment

It's the type of story that usually starts with "no shit, there I was..." and leaves you wide-eyed.  At the time, I genuinely believed I might die. Sure, a tad dramatic, but truthful none the less.  Thankfully I have a sense of humour!  Here's my diary entry; The flight to Phuket was uneventful, when I landed however it was chaos!  Baggage ... Continue Reading

My First Triathlon: A Tale of Mishaps

19 Aug 2012 You'll notice that it says; "complete" a triathlon instead of "participate".  That's because I've already participated in my first triathlon, just never finished. It's a bit of a funny story of mishaps... It's Sep 13, 2008 and I'm in Montreal with my amazing Ironman girl friends to participate in the Esprit Triathlon. I'm registered ... Continue Reading

The Chew: Live Studio Audience Experience

08 May 2012 Thanks to my amazing fairy godmother and a dear new friend in NYC, I was able to check being part of a live studio audience off the list. I’ll be part of the audience for ABC’s fabulous new show, The Chew that aired on Wednesday 09 May 2012 at 1pm EST. I was as giddy as a kid at Christmas walking up to the ABC studios. Writing up a ... Continue Reading

Running At Midnight: 10 Must Follow Tips For Safe Night Time Running.

I see them all the time during the summer, those mid-day runners. Super productive people that take lunch breaks to run and then get back to work.  Usually I think it's fabulous...but right now we're in the midst of a heat wave and I think it's insane to run at noon! Running in the evening is what I prefer. The cooler temperatures, empty ... Continue Reading