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You Know Your Stress Button. What’s Your DE-Stress Button?

Have you checked out my e-cookbook yet? Download a FREE sample here (check the product description for deets on how). Thanks for visiting!  As we age we get to know ourselves better. Even at 15 we know more about ourselves than we did at 10, and the same at 20, 25, 30…and on it goes. [Read On]

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5-Minute Recipe: Almond Butter Acai Bowl

Happy 4th July to my American readers! You can easily throw some blueberries on top of this bowl and you have yourself a red, white (bananas can look white, right?) and blue breakfast to celebrate! (For more 4th July recipes and inspiration, click here to see’s Independence Day-themed blog post! is a platform [Read On]

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5-Minute Recipe: Pina Colada {Green} Hydration Smoothie

I instagrammed the above photo last week, of my latest smoothie obsession (I was sticking with the tropical theme, getting the palm tree out the window in the background). Don’t worry that you can’t see the drink that well – green smoothies are not very photogenic, after all. But I promise you this is a [Read On]


5-Minute Recipe: Vegan, GF Overnight Oats

Honestly, this recipe doesn’t even take 5 minutes to prep, and all you have to do is put it in the fridge overnight and eat it in the morning! There are endless variations you can do with regards to flavour – this is a simple oatmeal raisin version but you could add raw cacao powder/cacao [Read On]

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Catelli Gluten-Free Pasta Giveaway Winner is…

Last week I announced a giveaway contest for one Canadian reader to win a full year’s supply of gluten-free pasta from Catelli! The contest closed for entries last night and I drew the winner at 7pm Pacific Time. It is… Congratulations edmontonjb! Please email me at reachyourhealthyplace [at] gmail [dot] com with: Your full name Mailing address [Read On]


Tuesday Truths – True Friends

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Gluten-Free Mediterranean Olive Pasta Salad and Giveaway!

Catelli sent me their latest gluten-free pasta to sample – this time it’s gluten-free macaroni! If you remember back in November last year, I reviewed their gluten-free penne pasta (see that review here). I decided to go ahead and make a pasta salad out of this, as macaroni is great in salads and the warmer [Read On]