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Legs on fire

So Devin decided to celebrate St. Paddy’s day by having us run up and down Citadel Hill sideways, backwards, and of course not forgetting to include our regular sprints! My legs burned like fire and I can still feel a little flame. Looking forward to our long run Saturday morning and getting geared up thanks to […]

Nuts for Coconut

I ate this yummy Thai Coconut Veggie Soup four nights in a row last week. So delish! Maybe like me, you are finding that as the weather gets a little bit lighter and brighter, you start to crave some fresher, lighter tastes to perk you up. This recipe is so flavourful, easy to prepare and […]

Social Media, Who Me?

Well, who would have guessed that after getting off the sofa to learn to run with #TeamMyles in 2010, I’d be into my fourth year of involvement with the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon. #TeamMyles2013 is a great team this year; a good mix of experience and newbies, fit and ready-to-be-fit, and a few recovering from […]

Team Myles Launch Dinner

It was such a pleasure to work with Chef Les Stevens of the Delta Halifax Hotel in creating the menu for the Team Myles Kick-off dinner. Our challenge was to come up with a healthy meal that was easy, nutritious and delicious with vegetarian options. And one that Chef Les could demonstrate to Team Myles […]

Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrots are great detoxifiers they are alkalizing, cleansing and nourish almost every system in the body. They are packed full of readily assimilable vitamins, minerals and enzymes to fuel our cells. Great for the liver and digestive tract, help kidney function, balance endocrine and adrenal systems. Very rich in the antioxidant beta carotene which is great for eyes and vision and they also have lots of […]

Vegetarian Bean Chili

Beans are packed with nutrition, including protein, calcium, vitamins and minerals. They help to reduce blood cholesterol, control insulin and blood sugar, lower blood pressure, regulate colon function, prevent constipation and can help to cleanse the arteries.    Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 1 carrot, halved lengthwise and sliced 1 red, green or yellow pepper, chopped […]