Must Try Recipe – The Healthy Chef: Teresa Cutter’s Chocolate Protein Power Balls


Just found this great recipe by Teresa Cutter of the Healthy Chef: http://www.thehealthychef.com that is sure to bring a smile to your day (hello, chocolate!!) as well as give you a quick boost of energy. It is also gluten-free! Ingredients: 330 g raw whole almonds 60g  protein powder – [Teresa] used a natural unflavoured WPI but any good…

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Kids’ Summertime Fun with Inukshuks and Rock Art


Sunday afternoon turned out to be the perfect day to spend doing an indoor activity with the girls. The rain finally came down in thick sheets after weeks of a heat wave and dry spell. With our bag full of rocks which we recently collected at our local ‘Cherry Beach’, we decided to create our very…

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Singing Our Way Through the Day


Hands up if you like to sing throughout the day (e.g. in the shower, in your car during your commute to or from work, school, etc.) If not, here let me get you started – Madonna’s ‘Material Girl’ has been playing on our XM radio 80’s station quite a bit lately and J, R, and…

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Magical Fairy Dust to Brighten Your Days: A Fairy Garden, Part 2


We have been experiencing quite the heat wave here the last few weeks! School has finally let out and the girls are eager to start our summer vacation in the city. For the most part, we’ve been keeping the schedule simple: a good breakfast, some water colour painting for J and R while I prepare…

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Gong Gong’s Tofu Shrimp Surprise


I have been thinking a lot about my father lately. It is coming up on the third anniversary since he passed away. I still miss him and remember the things he used to repeat to us countless times (at the time we would roll our eyes of course, but now I am so thankful that…

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