Fitness: exercising without a gym membership

Are you tired of spending money on gym memberships that you never use? Or maybe you were pressured into signing up for a membership by overbearing “fitness experts” while visiting your local fitness centre? Or perhaps you invested thousands of dollars on a new treadmill, only to have it turn into the world’s most expensive…

What’s Cooking: slow-cooked beef stew

While waiting for my morning coffee to brew, I hopped onto youtube. I was still contemplating on going back to bed, when I remembered that I had some vegetables that I needed to do something with. I scoured through my freezer and found some beef cubes. I’ve posted several recipes for stews in the past,…

Broccoli and Chicken Casserole

Last night was a really lazy night. I heated up some of that barley soup but the microwave barely heated it up and I was eating luke warm soup. Not that appetizing. I just received my bi-weekly grocery order and all the food has been put away. I really need to pay more attention to…

Cooking Tips: staple ingredients every aspiring chef should own

Today, I wanted to talk about cooking basics. The more I learn about cooking, the more excited I become and want to share everything with you. I’m far from being a professional chef. The reason I wanted to become a better cook was for health and financial reasons. I realized how much money I was…

My Favorite Cooking Channels

Not that long ago, I complained to you that I was stuck in a food rut. Cooking had become a chore. Grocery shopping was even less fun. But as money grew tight – I had to come up with creative ways to make the paychecks stretch longer. And that meant cutting back on certain things…

What’s Cooking: beef and rum stew

I watched a few different chefs on Youtube cook some delicious beef stew. I couldn’t decide on which recipe to follow – so I just worked with what I had on hand. Keep in mind – I don’t measure anything I put into my recipes. It’s always a dash of this, a handful of that…