Blog #86: Must Have Gluten-Free Savory Oats (Vegan Recipe)

    Typically, when you think of oats you think of it in a ‘sweet’ way.  Whether it be oatmeal at breakfast, granola for a snack or on a yogurt parfait, that’s the way people usually have it. I’d heard about savory oats quite a while ago, but never actually had it until a few…

Blog #84: Interview with Dynamic Personal Trainer Anselm Clarke

Anselm Clarke is a dynamic personal trainer who has had a passion for fitness all his life.  He was born on the beautiful island of Trinidad & Tobago and moved to Canada as a young boy.  He’s been physically active since his school years, playing many sports and even progressing to play high level football…

Simply Chrissy Podcast Episode 3: Life Building Is An Athletic Event

Episode Description: In Episode 3, Chrissy talks about the many challenges of building your life, especially the one you want.  She also refers to a story told by actor and recording artist Will Smith on this topic that helped inspire this episode.   Listen to Episode 3 HERE:  ⇒  Life Building Is An Athletic Event…

Blog #83: Gluten-Free Pasta Salad (Vegan + Food Allergy Safe)

Mama Mia!  It’s pasta! 🍝 😍  A classic and versatile dish enjoyed all over the world for decades. However, things can get a little bit tricky when you try to put your pasta fork into the gluten-free food realm. Not all gluten-free pastas are created equal.  Many gluten-free pastas turn to mush or fall apart…

Blog #81: Matcha Chia Pudding (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

      The first time I tried chia pudding, I got it from a health food store.  I didn’t like it.  I found the store-bought one to be poor tasting and over priced. But then, I discovered the glory of making it myself. Who knew chia seeds could be so yummy?  Not only can…

Blog #80: Strawberry Coconut Nicecream (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

    Summertime is here and frozen treats are a welcome delight during the hot days.  Everybody usually screams for ice cream — but this recipe will get you screaming for nicecream! The simple and delicious combo of ingredients in this vegan homemade ice cream will leave you wanting more!  All you need here are…

Blog #64: Slim Down & Health-Up With Intermittent Fasting

First of all, always make sure you listen to your body.  If something doesn’t feel right, it probably isn’t.  So, do what’s right for you.  Not just with diet (as in what you eat, not a weight loss diet) and exercise, but with everything. I started doing intermittent fasting last fall (in either October or…