Tag Archive: sweet potato

Apr 02

Cleaning Up My Act + WIAW

It is time I clean up my act.   Let’s be real – its beyond time. It’s generally pretty easy for me to keep my diet in check during the week.  The weekends…. it’s another story.  Since I’m not competing this year I haven’t been following any real nutrition plan.  Of course I took that …

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Mar 21

Mexican Quinoa & Sweet Potato Casserole

Mexican Quinoa & Sweet Potato Casserole

New kitchen methods fascinate me.   The stranger the learning, the better! This week’s ingredients aren’t necessarily strange, but the way I cooked it was strange to me.  It’s a quinoa casserole… but you don’t have to cook the quinoa first!  Perfect for the lazy chef.  Like me. For some reason I have a mental …

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Feb 10

5 Things I Love

Last week was a long one.   Understatement of the year. This past weekend I made sure to savour every blissful moment.  I took an extra moment to appreciate new product finds, watch my sister’s music video on repeat, and enjoy dinner at a special restaurant for no particular occasion. In this month of love, …

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Nov 13

The One Where Food Became Fuel

Food, in the simplest of definitions, is fuel.   I missed that memo. Food, for me, has always been entertainment.  It’s art.  It’s an experiment.  It’s what I do when I’m sad, happy, grumpy, tired, bored… I love food.  End scene. You might imagine that a limited diet is my worst nightmare.  I’ve been trying …

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Nov 06

A Day of Food at 4 Days Out

Change is often slow.   The bane of my impatient existence. Change does come to those who stay the course.  When I started training for competitions I had some muscle tone, but was underweight and had literally run my ass off.  I posted about my journey here so I won’t rehash.  What I will say (again) is …

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