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Recipe: Coconut Banana Bread

This is a great remake of everyone's favourite, but without the grain, gluten or refined sugar.  It's a great way tBanana Breado use up over ripe bananas.  Coconut flour is a handy product to have on hand, it doesn't have the glycemic load of grain flours and has no gluten or anti-nutrients.  The only thing is it doesn't yield the fluffiness of regular glutenous flour and might take some getting used to.  This recipe gives the best bread texture without using wheat.

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Recipe: Creamy Butternut Squash & Veggie Soup

Butternut Squash SoupMy husband recently made this delicious soup from scratch.  I posted pictures of it online and raved about how good it was.  So much so, that several people requested the recipe.  Well, with a little coaxing, I convinced him to sit down and write it out.  Here, for your eating pleasure, is the recipe for his creamy (and, did I mention, VERY tasty) butternut squash based vegetable soup.

It has the right spices to warm you up (plus provide some healing properties) and a good balance of carbohydrates, protein and fat.

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5 Basic Principles For Reaching Your Health & Fitness Goals

Fitness & HealthMany times, I've been asked "What works?"  This is from friends, acquaintances and prospective clients.  Some are looking for the "quick fix - magic bullet" that takes little effort but yet achieves great results.  We've all seen or read those ads, right?  Others are seriously tired of trying every fad diet, weight loss pill, supplement, miracle piece of fitness equipment and/or "target" exercise.  None of them have found what "works" for them.

So, what does work? Well, after working with various clients for almost 10 years, I’ve noticed a number of characteristics that separate those who succeed with their health and fitness program and those who don't.

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Please – Don’t Race As A “Bandit” Runner!

Crossing FinishThis past weekend, I went out and supported my younger brother in his first ever marathon race, the 2013 Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon.  That's him in the picture crossing the finish line.  He did awesome!  He rocked that run!  He’d trained and planned for this run for a long time and it was really great to be able to watch him complete such a milestone.  I was proud!

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Recipe: Avocado & Tomato Salad

Avocado Tomato SaladWe recently stopped by to visit some friends on the mainland.  They're always happy to see us (really, they are) and Shannon really goes out of her way to feed me dairy and gluten free meals.  Here is one of the salads she made for us and it was so yummy I had to share.  I always recommend eating foods that are seasonal as well as local and organic.  Tomatoes are plentiful right now - so enjoy!  Thank you Shannon for another awesome meal!

Now, for everyone's eating pleasure, here's the recipe.

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