I overheard a conversation in the sauna room today at the gym. Oh, that’s my new thing these days. After my workout, I go in the sauna once per week. I spray diluted apple cider vinegar on my face after splashing it with cool water, and then sit in the sauna and let my pores open. … More What Clean Eating Means to Me
Whenever I check my blog stats it is certain that my sole fish cake recipe will get a hit. Even if just one lone person visited From Trex to Tigress on any given day, they will look at that post. It is also my most common search. People like the recipe and are using it … More Let’s Give the People What they Want
As the weather warms up, and we are no longer suffering through experiencing sub-zero temperatures, my palate starts to crave my favorite summer recipes. Andy’s fish tacos happens to be one of them. They are a light, tasty warm weather fare that is getting me geared up for summertime. Here is another recipe from the … More Andy’s Fish Tacos
I have seen Hemp Hearts for a while now at my local health food and grocery stores and was always curious about them and what they are exactly. So I was excited to be offered the opportunity to sample Hemp Hearts and review them through the Sweat Pink community and Manitoba Harvest. Before trying out … More A Sprinkle of Health
In my last post, I took a visit to the gym with figure competitor Angela McKie-Burrows. She gave me the inside scoop on some of her favourite exercises from her vigorous program. Now, I want to the scoop on what she’s eating to grow those muscles and fuel her workouts. She believes that what you … More Beauty and the Barbells- Part 2. The Figure Competitor Eating Plan
Why not prepare my healthy edible wreath for your next holiday party? It’s festive, pretty and will add a touch of colour to any Christmas table. Fruits used: 4 Kiwis sliced Pomegranate seeds to use as Holly 4 Raspberries cut in halves to make bow. Enjoy!
This time of year I always look forward to two fruits that are mainly reserved for the holiday season, pomegranates and tangerines. As a part of my immune system boosting this cold and flu season, I bought my first pomegranate of the season and plan to include it on my weekly shopping list. This fruit … More If it was Good Enough for Jesus….
Do you know the saying, “a man’s heart is to his stomach”? Well, I have to say in our case, it was the reverse. One of the things that I fell in love with was Andy’s culinary skills. The ability to create good food without ever following a recipe. That’s talent in my books! Always … More Andy’s Eggplant Parmesan
Since making adjustments towards eating healthier, I have reduced a lot of salt in my cooking and have turned to other ingredients to add flavour to my food. Those pre-packaged seasonings for meat dishes are often very high in sodium, so I always try my best to use fresh culinary herbs and root vegetables. What … More Flavourful Food
To keep myself accountable, I have to be honest. I indulged too heartily this weekend and I was not happy with myself. Don’t get me wrong, I have nothing against indulgences and believe it is important to treat yourself in moderation to live a balanced lifestyle. I have come from a place of obsessive, restrictive … More Was the Foodgasm Worth it?