When I got my groceries delivered last week, the store had given a package of 1 kg of fresh strawberries. This is more than one person should ever need in a given week. I washed and cut them into slices right away and froze about 1/4 of the package. I love strawberries - but not … Continue reading What’s Cooking: Banana and strawberry breakfast loaf
Some of you know that I moderate a fitness group on a (nameless) adult forum. When I joined the group, I was adamant that fasting was unhealthy for you. But then I did a lot of research into what fasting is. Not only for my own personal curiosity, and most definitely not to prove that … Continue reading Fitness: the skinny on intermittent fasting
Are you living from paycheck to paycheck? Are you struggling to save money each month? Or maybe you just don't have the extra cash to put aside for an expensive gym membership that you'll never use? Are you looking for workouts that you can do in the comfort of your own home without spending thousands … Continue reading Fitness: exercising on a budget
One question I see asked a lot in fitness groups is around exercise. How much should I exercise? How much cardio should I do to lose weight? I'm always floored by how different the responses are. I once saw someone post that they rode the bike or used the treadmill for THREE hours a day, … Continue reading Fitness: How much should you exercise to lose weight?
I celebrated Mother's Day with the women in my family today. It was a lovely afternoon. And since we were downtown, we decided to take advantage of the gorgeous weather and walked around the River Valley. I was not dressed for the walk. I'm not big into wearing dresses so I had worn black dress … Continue reading Fitness Goals: Healthy Eating