Recap: Try Something New Tuesday 97

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Hey Friends! How are you today? I hope your morning has been just peachy so far. With the exception of my Recipe of the Week, this edition of Try Something New Tuesday has a theme: From the sea. You’ll see why in just a second. But first, I’m excited to share this awesome recipe with… Read More…

My 10 commandments

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Recently I stumbled across Gretchen Rubin’s blog. In case the name doesn’t ring a bell, Gretchen is the author of The Happiness Project, a book that I haven’t yet read but am becoming increasingly eager to. While the book is about her 1-year quest for finding true happiness, the Happiness Project Blog chronicles her daily… Read More…

Fit Bit Friday 32

Good morning lovelies!! How are you today?! That extra exclamation mark was put there purposely because I’m excited to get this weekend going! I’ve got a fun lunch date planned and a fabulous Flexi-Bar/X-Co class to attend tomorrow, so 5pm tonight can’t come soon enough! Without further delay, here’s your weekly Fit Bit Friday! Work… Read More…

Here goes nothing

Remember on Monday when I showed you lots of photos of Shrimp Masala? My intention, as you may have guessed, was that your eye would be drawn to the contents of the bowl. But did you notice something else lurking in the background? Remember back at the beginning of February when I declared that I… Read More…

Recap: Try Something New Tuesday 96

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Hey there! How are you? I hope you’re having a fantastic morning so far. I can’t believe it’s already Wednesday… I love long weekends! In fact, I woke up yesterday thinking that it was Monday, but when I looked in the fridge, I realized that I had some great things to try for this week’s… Read More…

4 superfoods to give your body a boost

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As you may remember, one of my goals for this month is to complete 3 of the focus classes in my Institute for Integrative Nutrition Program. The class on superfoods was really interesting, and I decided to be an even bigger nerd and do more research on my own. Yep – I’m cool like that…. Read More…

Food from Home: Shrimp Masala

Welcome to part 6 of my Food from Home series! Catching up? Part 1: Why I moved to the Middle East and Tabbouleh Part 2: All about shawarmas, and my favourite, Chicken Shawarmas Part 3: About my school and Vegetable Biryani Part 4: About eating out in Bahrain, and Shish Tawook (or Arabic/Turkish spiced grilled… Read More…

Fit Bit Friday 31

Good morning! Happy Friday! Who”s ready for a long weekend? Meeeee! I can”t believe it”s been since New Years Day that had a holiday. That is WAY too long! I want to start off today by saying thank you SO much for all of your comments on yesterday”s post about my breakup with artificial sweeteners…. Read More…

Reader’s Request: Why I’m finished with artificial sweeteners

A little while ago, I posted about 2 changes I’ve made for my health so far this year. You may recall that one of them was a big reduction in my intake of artificial sweeteners, and shortly after I published the post, I got an email from a lovely reader asking me for a bit… Read More…

Recap: Try Something New Tuesday 95

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Hey there friends! How are you on this fine Wednesday? I hope you’re having a great morning so far. I’m just in from teaching my usual Wednesday morning freestyle spin class and I know I’ve said it before, but I always feel so fantastic afterwards. (Probably because the ladies that come out and get on… Read More…

Chocolate

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I know what some of you were thinking yesterday. “It’s almost Valentine’s Day. The blog world is bursting at the seams with decadent, luscious chocolate, and what does Angela give us? A salad recipe! What is wrong with this girl?” I know, I know. That salad (although a very delicious one) is probably not what… Read More…

Food from Home: Fattoush

Welcome to part 5 of my Food from Home series! Catching up? Part 1: Why I moved to the Middle East and Tabbouleh Part 2: All about shawarmas, and my favourite, Chicken Shawarmas Part 3: About my school and Vegetable Biryani Part 4: About eating out in Bahrain, and Shish Tawook (or Arabic/Turkish spiced grilled… Read More…