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

Contest: Win Tosca Reno’s Clean Eating Books!

Today is all about winning FREE Tosca Reno books! The Eat-Clean Diet isn't really a diet, it's a lifestyle change.  It about choices, health and finally putting yourself first. Ever since I've stopped eating processed foods, stayed clear of anything white (rice, pasta, sugars), started drinking more water, incorporating more vegetables, and eating ... 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

Ottawa’s BEST: The Relaxation Station (Hydro-Massage)

Stressed? Overworked? Muscles aching? Head pounding? Sounds like you need to relax my friend, and a great place unwind is at The Relaxation Station! THE ONLY SpaCapsule® IN OTTAWA! I stumbled upon The Relaxation Station by accident. It's tucked away in a mini mall at Bank and Hunt Club, which also happens to be where I go for esthetics.  So ... Continue Reading

Life List #37: Complete A Triathlon

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