(Self)Love, Sex, & Chocolate…

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, or as I adoringly refer to it…’Single Awareness Day’.  To be fair I am no less single today than I will be tomorrow, so I’m changing my perception a little. Tomorrow I’m going to celebrate me.  I’m a ninja warrior goddess and I’m worth the effort.  So for all of you […]

Dem Bones Part Deux

At the end of last week’s blog, I promised you some tips and tricks on how to make the perfect bone broth so you too can begin to enjoy the benefits of this unicorn tear laden goodness.

Giddy up… 😉


Recipe for a great homemade stock


Simply place a big bunch of bones, (virtually any kind of bones including […]

Protein. If You Can’t Stand the Heat…

I just want to give some clarification in regards to a question that I was asked this morning:

“Can I use my protein powder in my overnight oats and then warm them in the morning?”

It is true that heat will denature the protein, but what ‘exactly’ does that mean?

“Denaturation is a process in which proteins or nucleic acids lose the quaternary structure, tertiary […]

An Eggsellent Easter Recipe

No, you are not losing your mind, our weekly blog is appearing today, on Thursday, instead of our normal Friday slot.  I know, for Type “A”ers like us, this can be a bit much to handle, but for the sake of Good Friday, I thought we’d break a few rules.

That was a nice little segue […]

Magnesium: The Mineral Wallflower

Magnesium is the wallflower of minerals.  Nobody acknowledges its existence.  Does it ever cross your mind?  “I can’t seem to sort myself, and I’m sleeping like crap. Maybe it’s my magnesium intake.”  False.  You’ve never said that.

Why should you care?  Not only is magnesium a mineral, it is also an essential electrolyte.  That means it […]

Wasted Gains: The Effects of Alcohol on Training Performance

I don’t care what level you train at. Weekend warrior, elite athlete: it makes no difference. You should be aware of the effects alcohol can have on the human body and performance. Why bring this up now?  We are all currently experiencing the mad crush of Christmas parties and celebrations tinsel laden and spirit soaked. […]

Game Day Turkey Chili…”Sweet with Heat”

Super Bowl Sunday is fast approaching so we thought we’d share an amazing game day chili recipe with you taken directly from Matt Price (@MPriceStrength), Strength Coach for the LA Kings.

Who doesn’t like a good chili? How about one that’s chocked full of lean protein and veggies? Of course, we all do. You’re going to […]

Halibut with Sweet Potato and Kale Quinoa

Health Canada recommends that we eat two 75 g servings of fish each week. We all know that we should because it’s ‘healthy’ for us, but many don’t know exactly what that means. Let us enlighten you.

Fish contains Omega-3 fatty acids EPA, DHA and ALA, all of which have unique health benefits. They are an […]

You’re Busy, We Get It…No-Bake Energy Bites

Life gets insanely busy, especially this time of year.  We get it.  Here’s a recipe for No-Bake Energy Bites.  Easy to make, transport, and devour.  You’re welcome. 😉

No-Bake Energy Bites

 Prep Time:  10 MINS  Total:  10 MINS

1 cup (dry) oatmeal (I used old-fashioned oats)
2/3 cup toasted coconut flakes
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup ground flaxseed
1/2 cup chocolate chips or cacao nibs (optional)
1/3 cup honey or agave nectar
1 Tbsp. chia seeds (optional)
1 tsp. vanilla extract


Stir all ingredients together in a medium bowl until thoroughly mixed. Cover and let chill in the refrigerator for half an hour.
Once chilled, roll into balls of whatever size you would like.  Store in an airtight container and keep refrigerated for up to 1 week.
Makes about 20-25 balls.