Delicious and Healthy Granola Recipes

December 29th, 2020 For breakfast and snacks, these healthy granola recipes are my go-to. Dark Chocolate & Coconut Granola Ingredients 3 Cups Thick-Cut or Old-Fashioned Oats 2/3 Cup Chopped Walnuts 4 Chopped Medijool Dates 1.5 Tbsp Organic Cocoa Powder 3 Tbsp Natural Almond Hazelnut Butter 1 Pinch Himalayan Pink Salt (or Sea Salt) 1/2 CupContinue reading “Delicious and Healthy Granola Recipes”

My Top 10 Sports Books of 2020

December 24th, 2020 From Phil Jackson’s (coaching) perspective on the Chicago Bulls dynasty to Kobe Bryant’s beloved legacy; here, I am counting down my top 10 sports reads of 2020. #1 Eleven Rings, Phil Jackson and Hugh Delehanty The hugely popular sports documentary series The Last Dance captivated the world as it was released byContinue reading “My Top 10 Sports Books of 2020”

Socially Responsible

Returning to Social Media after a 100-Day-Long Break December 16th, 2020 I decided to take a break from my personal social media platforms in September of the current year. I felt as though I had spent much of my COVID-19 summer online, seeking experiences to post about them as opposed to living them. As aContinue reading “Socially Responsible”

“Home Alone” for the Holidays

November 23rd, 2020 A surge in COVID-19 cases during the second wave of the pandemic may be throwing a curve in your holiday plans, but here’s my top 7 ideas for making the most of the special time of year. #1 Holly Jolly Christmas Movie Night(s) Is it really holidays without Hallmark’s cheesy Christmas movies,Continue reading ““Home Alone” for the Holidays”

Sourdough Bagels

The Best Sourdough Bagels in a Fraction of the Time While still yeast-based, these sourdough bagels are made with Red Star’s Platinum Instant Sourdough Yeast – providing the deliciously crisp exterior and chewy interior flavour of sourdough in a fraction of the time. Ingredients 1 package Red Star’s Platinum Instant Sourdough (yeast + sourdough culture)Continue reading “Sourdough Bagels”

5 Tips for Student-Athletes

Some of you may be familiar with a podcast that I started called Keep it Running, with my friend Laura Dickinson. To provide some background, Laura was my roommate when we competed for Team Canada in Naples, Italy at the 2019 World University Games. The trip was incredible and I can easily say that theContinue reading “5 Tips for Student-Athletes”

How Logging Off Social Media Has Improved My Running

October 15th, 2020 https://www.instagram.com/reel/CFan0YIFQbQ/ About 4 weeks ago now, in mid-September, I decided to log off my personal Instagram account for 100 days and to only use my other social media platforms for necessary communication purposes. This decision came as a result of many factors telling me that I was spending far too much timeContinue reading “How Logging Off Social Media Has Improved My Running”

“Local” Food for Thought

Local Saskatchewan Foods and Recipes October 11th, 2020 Eating locally grown food and supporting local farmers is a small step towards addressing the climate change crisis. For this reason, and because October is Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Month, I am listing some of my favourite ingredients that are local to Saskatchewan along with some recipes to utilizeContinue reading ““Local” Food for Thought”

What The Lion King Teaches Us About Climate Change

The lessons that we learned in childhood that we need to begin implementing in our daily lives. October 10, 2020 Recently, I watched Disney’s remade 2019 version of The Lion King. I am very familiar with the narrative, having watched the 1994 film many times throughout my childhood. However, until this time around, I hadContinue reading “What The Lion King Teaches Us About Climate Change”

What I Love About Being a Young Aunty

‘Runner, student, athlete…’ none of these labels compare to my favourite – being an ‘Aunty’. I have a 6-year-old niece [Aria] and I am 21-years-old, which would typically be on the younger side for the average aunty. But there are many reasons why I believe that I have the best of circumstances. First, my nieceContinue reading “What I Love About Being a Young Aunty”