DIY: Au Natural Deodorant (That Seriously Works)

Let’s face it. There’s a TON of crap in our beauty (and household) products. We owe it to ourselves to do some research on the creams, sprays, and glosses we’re putting on our bods. A lot of the ingredients in standard beauty products are proven to be cancer causing, hormone disrupting, and allergy causing. Did you…

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Hearty Hot Potato Salad

This salad was inspired after a farmer’s market trip and having no meat on hand. *It’s a real meal. Not the kind of salad where you’re craving another meal after you’ve already eaten the first one. It’s always ridiculously easy and fast to prep and put together. *Note: I don’t take this lightly, I’m not…

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Wordless Wednesday: 3rd Edition.

Another edition of Wordless Wednesday! Here’s 10 snapshots of what’s been happening in my life and what I’m lovin’ lately. (Ps. There’s a bonus #11, don’t miss it). 1). Jolly Jumpers. Seriously, my client’s babe is so happy in this thing it’s ridiculous. Whole hour. Bouncing away. 2). Costco: Organic Whole Chickens. Not 100% sure…

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On The Juice

Vegetable and fruit juice, that is. Fresh juice is a fabulous way to get an extra boost of vitamins, minerals, enzymes, phytonutrients, and ENERGY. You’ll notice the extra zing immediately. Recommended juicer: Breville Juice Master Plus. This is the juicer in our household, and is doing the trick fabulously. Has a large spout that can…

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Meditation: There Is No Right. There is No Wrong. There Just Is.

I had my first introduction to meditation last week with the wonderful, Mandy Trapp. Mandy runs her own business called Urban Guru, which is based in Edmonton, Alberta. Urban Guru is largely grounded in meditation and yoga, helping many people decrease the stress in their lives and quiet the mind from the inside leading to…

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NEW Recipe: Carrot, Chocolate Chip, Raisin Muffins (Gluten & Dairy Free)

So, so tasty. I’m supposed to tell you these are meant to be a treat, what the macros are, blah blah blah. Let’s get real. They’re delicious. Eat and enjoy every bite of that muffin. Bonus – you sneak in some veg. Ingredients: 2 cups grated carrots 1 – 1 1/2 cups  gluten free flour…

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What Do You Do?

Whenever you meet someone new, this seems to be one of the first questions we ask one another – “What do you do?”. What we’re typically asking is what someone’s job or career is (I don’t even need to mention it, but stay at home mums and dads obviously included), or how they pay the bills.…

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Client Spotlight Story: Kim Watt

Please let me introduce to you one of my most favourite gals, Kim Watt. Kim is real. A busy woman who doesn’t have hours to play around in the gym. She primarily works out at home and trains 3-4 days per week. Kim is a wicked cool mom, wife, friend and SO receptive to coaching. I’ve…

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Walking and Weights: The Perfect Prescription For Fat Loss?

Walking might just be the next big thing in the fitness industry. I can see your looks of shock now. “But Jessie, how will that help me improve my fitness? Change my body? Have a lean physique?”. It will do all of these….and MORE. The more part is actually the best part, so stay tuned.…

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Banana, Chocolate, Peanut Butter Soft-Serve (Dairy-Free)

Not much beats REAL ice cream, especially in summertime. The cow’s milk kind, with cream and sugar. YUM. I’m definitely not saying you need to give it up…but it may not be the most optimal thing for you to eat on a regular basis. Maybe you’re intolerant to dairy, trying to reduce sugar from your…

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