Italian Sausage & Cabbage Soup ~ Paleo & Whole30


Happy 2017 everyone! I hope you had a fun night celebrating, whether it was at a crazy packed downtown bar, a house party or what my hubbs and I did, dance party with our dogs 😀 (Paco has some killer moves!) We had a really fun Christmas break together, but now that the holidays are over I am ready to…

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Buffalo Turkey Meatballs with Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce


I hope you all had a fabulous Christmas! We had a nice time at home, just the two of us. The hubbs was working so I made our turkey dinner on Boxing Day – you have to fit your lifestyle around the shift workers!  We were lucky though to have turkey dinner twice, thanks to our neighbours.  Being an RCMP…

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Superfood Chocolate Bark


It’s week three of my no-cheat treat recipes and I saved one of the best and easiest for last. Christmas is just days away so if you are looking for an easy treat to whip up as a gift or for a party, this Superfood Chocolate Bark is it! This recipe is made with Lilly’s Stevia Chocolate Chips.  I stumbled…

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Peanut Butter Balls ~ Low-Sugar & Low-Carb


It’s week two of my no-cheat treats and this one is another Christmas classic ~ peanut butter balls!  The great thing about this recipe is you can substitute any nut butter, almond, cashew or even sun butter would work great! I feel like Christmas is truly not complete without peanut butter balls.  Chocolate + peanut butter = blissThe fact that…

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Ginger Spice Christmas Cookies


For the next three weeks I wanted to share some Christmas no-cheat treat recipes that will help you stay on track over the holidays.  We all know how easy it is to indulge, and you know what, sometimes that’s OK!  But remember, it’s a holi-DAY not holi-WEEK.  Try not to derail your healthy eating the whole time. These goodies will…

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Low-Carb Mini Tourtière


Having tourtière on Christmas Eve has been a tradition in my house for as long as I can remember.  I’ve lived away from home since I was 18 and missed many, many family Christmas dinners.  One of the things that really makes me think of home is this delicious French Canadian meat pie. I was lucky enough to get my…

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Sugar-Free Peppermint Patties {VIDEO}


It’s hard to believe Christmas is only one month away!  We’ve already started to get some decorations up and I can actually say my Christmas shopping is almost done.  Although, with just my husband and I, my list isn’t that long 😀 I also like to get a jump start on my Christmas baking.  I love sharing goodies with friends…

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Spaghetti Squash Taco Boats


Spaghetti squash makes the perfect vessel for these spicy taco fillings.  It’s so easy to make and totally customizable.  You literally cook the squash, scoop out the flesh and fill it with your favourite taco fillings. I added black beans to mine, but you can omit for low-carb.  The ground beef can be switched up for ground turkey or chicken…

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