Roasted Root Salad with Maple-Orange Balsamic Glaze

Maple-Orange Balsamic Glaze - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Hello hello! How’s your week going? If you’re one of my American readers, I’m sure you’re probably getting excited about Thanksgiving and your extra-long weekend coming up. If you’re a keen shopper, perhaps you’ve been scoping out some Black Friday deals too? While normally I’d be poking around Amazon looking for deals on Christmas prezzies… Read More…

Autumn Chicken Salad with Curried Yogurt Dressing

Autumn Chicken Salad with Curried Yogurt Dressing - Eat Spin Run Repeat

This past Sunday, I logged a whole bunch of hours doing 3 things: Packing boxes, cleaning my soon-to-be-emptied condo, and making decisions. Decisions meaning holding up various belongings and categorizing each one as a “pack”, “donate” or “toss” item. You may remember from this post that I’m going to be moving in 2 weeks, and I… Read More…

Roasted Apple and Squash Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette + Goodness for All!

Roasted Apple and Squash Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Hello from chilly southern Ontario! Was anyone else less than excited to have to bust out the snow brush a few times over the past week? And did anyone realize they’d removed their snow brush from their car in the spring and couldn’t remember where they put it? (Raises hand.) The snow is here and I… Read More…

One for nut butter lovers: Thai Peanut Chicken Stir Fry

Thai Peanut Chicken Stir Fry - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Hello there! Those of you who have been reading for a long time will know that I often share a new healthy recipe and a new-to-me find on Wednesdays. This week I’ve used that new-to-me thing in a dish that is definitely worthy of the Recipe of the Week spotlight, so consider it a very tasty… Read More…

Brussels Sprout and Sweet Potato Hash and a New-to-Me Veggie

Sweet Potato and Brussels Sprout Hash - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Hi friends! Before I get into today’s foodie chat, I just wanted to say thank you so, so much for all of your lovely comments and emails about Monday’s goal check-in.  As I said in that post, life can be rough sometimes but it helps so much when you’re surrounded by awesome people and thank YOU… Read More…

Fit Bit Friday 164: The Rock Solid Elliptical Workout

Fit Bit Friday - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Happy Halloween! Anyone out there planning to celebrate with epic costumes, carving pumpkins, and all the other Halloween festivities? I have to admit that I’m going to be a bit of a party pooper this year because life seems to have distracted me from dreaming up clever costume ideas, but I will most definitely be enjoying an… Read More…

Smoky Chipotle 3-Bean Chili and Kitchen Lessons

Smoky Chipotle 3-Bean Chili - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Since becoming interested in cooking back in my late teens, I’ve experienced a good number of situations where a little voice in my head says “you probably shouldn’t do this…” but I do it anyway. I’m not talking about the “you probably shouldn’t eat that entire jar of peanut butter” voice, or the “you probably… Read More…

The Best Thanksgiving Leftovers Salad Ever + fun foodie finds

The Best Thanksgiving Leftovers Salad Ever - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Hello there, friends! How are ya today? I’m thrilled to report that the last couple of days have been far less hectic than last week and I’m feeling a lot better as a result. The recipes coming out of my kitchen lately have been pretty darn awesome in my opinion, and I’m sure that has something… Read More…

Healthy Recipe of the Week: Spicy Chicken and Okra Gumbo

Clean Eating Spicy Chicken and Okra Gumbo - Eat Spin Run Repeat

I’ve talked a bit before about how I wasn’t introduced to many of my favourite vegetables until late in my teens. As kids, my sister and I ate veggies in the form of mixed peas, carrots and beans, broccoli (boiled and coated in cheese sauce), romaine and iceberg lettuce (coated in caesar and ranch dressing respectively),… Read More…

Recap: Try Something New Tuesday 225

Chicken and Root Vegetable Casserole - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Hey there friends! How’s your week going? Before I get started with today’s post I’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who took the time to complete my Reader Feedback Survey. I’ve read each and every single one of your comments and you can certainly expect to see some changes announced around here soon. Much… Read More…

Changes I’ve made to tame a bloated belly – Part II

how to tame a bloated belly - part 2

Two weeks ago I talked about 5 changes I’ve made to help reduce bloating, a problem I’ve grown to be especially familiar with over the past couple of years. That post proved to be a very popular one, and it’s clear that I’m certainly not alone when it comes to this topic. As promised, I’ve… Read More…

Recap: Try Something New Tuesday 224

Fall Harvest Vegetable and Bean Soup - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Happy first day of October! How are ya today? Before we get into the usual food and new-thing chatter, I just wanted to say thank you SO much to those of you who have filled out my reader survey. Your feedback has been fantastic and you can fully expect me to take it into account over… Read More…

Recap: Try Something New Tuesday 223

Curried Sweet Potato Soup - Eat Spin Run Repeat

Hi Friends! How’s your week been so far? It’s a big one for socializing for me, which is awesome because something about catching up face-to-face with friends after work seems to make the week so much easier to get through. Last night I was out for dinner with Krysten, Danielle and Jess, and tonight it’s my monthly get-together with some… Read More…

Changes I’ve made to tame a bloated belly – Part I

how to tame a bloated belly - part 1 - eat spin run repeat

Recently it seems a large number of my friends are either getting married or having babies. I’m far from either of those life events, so wrapping my head around the fact that some of the lovely ladies I know are mamas-to-be just feels weird. Some of them post photos of their baby bumps, and I… Read More…