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Smoothies Aren’t A Science…But Some Are Better Than Others

Smoothies Aren’t A Science…But Some Are Better Than Others

This morning I'm celebrating the start of March Break and thus, a shift of pace.  I love my smoothies but usually it's a half hearted quick toss of items into the Blendtec and a rush to guzzle it down or pack it up to go. The first sip was so perfectly perfect this...

Book Recommendations!

Love books?  If so you know there is nothing worse than sitting in your home alone without a book, or standing in the library or book stores with thousands of options. That's why when two tickets were donated by one of our members to the Wines and Lines Canadian...

Music Moves: what’s in my playlist

  Some of the tunes that are keeping me moving and YOU grooving in class.  Especially excited to see some country artists as encouraged by many members in Tread Powerfully!  I like strong slower beats for weights and core and a faster beat for warm ups and sweat...

Paleo Bread – from Elana’s Pantry blog

Sue Note: Our members began sharing this recipe during our first detox guided by Laurie Burrows. I tracked the recipe down to originating from Elana’s Pantry and although I have fiddled with the recipe a bit (adding in a ripe banana when I’m feeling like a banana...

Grounded like a tree?

What brings you to the positive, clears the frustration and blesses your soul? Crusty moods and stress dissipates the minute we sweat however we can't be doing burpees and squats all day either so what are some other lifestyle options for keeping things positive and...

Sue’s Pumpkin Spice Muffins – gluten free

Sue note: this muffin is dense and packed with a whole lot of good stuff to keep you satiated in the colder fall and winter days. Ingredients: ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup melted coconut oil (melt it and then measure it out) 2 eggs 1 tbsp vanilla 1-1/2 cups brown rice...

Melanie’s Curried Chickpea Soup

From Soups by Jill Wilcox Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 cooking onion, chopped 1 tbsp curry powder (Melanie’s note: “I used 1 tsp and my 6 year old will eat it -- and love it, may I add”) 1 can diced plum tomatoes (798 ml or 28 oz can) 1 can chickpeas,...

def’n: family sweats

def'n family sweats: any deliberate movement involving more than one family member that produces sweat and eliminates both physical and emotional toxins perhaps expressed in ride over to scheduled workout.  Not to be confused with a pair of sweat pants that are passed...