Archive of March2010

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gluten-freerawsugar-free Am I nuts or is making raw white chocolate just good sense?

White Chocolate

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gluten-freerawsugar-free March with the Daring Bakers to a Raw Orange Tian

Orange Tian

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Fresh, flavourful salads for spring

So, it’s Spring! Does that make you want a dance? or perhaps have a fling? (hmm…I would consider that). Sorry, I got distracted. This weekend I’ve been very busy with writing deadlines so my blog posting was a little neglected. But if you enjoy the regular (read: daily) posting schedule I will soon be back […]

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gluten-freenut-freerawsugar-free Clean, Green Food

Mint Coconut Yogurt

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Getting Home and Giving it All Away

I’m home! Today was my first full day back in Toronto with the grey skies and the wind gusts. I hope this is our way of welcoming the approach of Spring. Yesterday I stopped in Brampton to visit my brother and his family. The kids happily accepted my race medal. I know they will have […]

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A Postcard Post Full of Produce

Just like a postcard I’m going to make this short and sweet and let the photos speak to the amazing time I’m having in Orlando. Since the race there has been a lot of time spent hanging out with my family, swimming, wandering the Disney parks and enjoying some fabulous vegan fare. Sunday night we […]

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The Plant Powered Princess Race Report

Finally, the day of reckoning arrived. I woke up at 3:15 a.m. to a text message from my brother (who stayed up all night to make sure he didn’t sleep through driving me – you have to love that kind of dedication!) I hurried to get dressed and head out to the lobby to meet […]

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1 day: Ready to Run and Thanks for the Fun

So…it’s here. I had a wonderful, relaxing day at the resort. I spent sometime in the hot tub and reading by the pool. I did a quick stint on the treadmill and a stroll in the evening with my Mom. All in all a perfect vacation day. Tomorrow however is RACE DAY! My alarm is […]

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2 days: Expo ExtraVEGANza, Epcot and Ethos

Wow, it was another whirlwind day (with quite a cool breeze actually) in Orlando. I woke up early and went for a great stroll with my Mom before we ventured to the ESPN Wide World of Sports to pick up my race pack. If you’ve never entered a race before you probably haven’t experienced the […]

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3 days: Shock and Awe

No, I’m not referring to a military strategy, rather to the extreme emotions I have experienced since arriving in Florida. (the internet here is a bit wonky so apologize now for the formatting issues I’m experiencing…sigh). Let me explain this expression… My Mom and I got up just after 4 am. I had a quick […]

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4 days: Running Online

I’m sitting at my Mom’s dining room table in Guelph drinking Sleepytime tea and getting ready to set my alarm clock for 4:30 a.m. We depart at dawn! My Niece at Walt Disney World 5 years ago On the trip when my brother took that beautiful photo we celebrated my Mom’s 50th. We had a […]

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5 days: Technique Tuesday: Walking and Talking Galloway

On Sunday this kale’s raw, bitter nature was conquered. Today, I’m going to attempt to share some more tips for conquering the challenge of running long distances, injury-free and full of life (without the help of a dehydrator). Have you ever considered whether or not walking during a run could actually improve your race time? […]

6 days: Motivation Monday, Mentors

This is going to be short and sweet as I’ve had a long and very busy day. On this Motivation Monday, with less than a week until my race I want to encourage all of you to find mentors in your life. This past weekend 80% of Canadians watched the men’s hockey team win a […]