Strong Babe Summer Guide Launch

It’s a day to celebrate, babes! The Strong Babe Summer Guide is officially available on Standing Strong Wellness!   After months of writing, rewriting, and recipe testing I have to say I couldn’t be more excited to share the finished product with you all. The Strong Babe Summer Guide is so different from any other […]

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3 Plant-Based Breakfast Ideas

We all go through a rut in our eating routine, don’t we? It can be hard to find inspiration to keep our meals exciting, so why not let me help you out? Check out this video for 3. AWESOME. Plant-based breakfast ideas! They are all super tasty, but still simple and easy to throw together […]

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#betterskin Challenge – Final Update 

Hi guys! Last we left off on the #betterskin Challenge – week 4 – I really didn’t feel like I was where I wanted to be. You know why? Because good skin isn’t made overnight or errrr, even in 4 weeks! It takes time, diligence – perseverance! But the patience pays off, I promise you! […]

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The Down Low on Carrageenan

If you are a regular food-label-reader like me, then you may have heard of carrageenan before. It’s in nut milks, yogurts, prepackaged meals, and deli meats – just to name a few things. It is often found in dairy alternatives (sour cream, yogurt, cheese), as it is used as a thickening agent. Now that we […]

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Netflix Review: “What’s with Wheat”

    I find food trends fascinating, and I would be interested in getting a show of hands as to how many people have or have tried – heck even considered giving up wheat or gluten this year. It’s everywhere. I mean, you can’t walk around the grocery store without seeing gluten free labels slapped […]

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Why are you Depressed? 

Like many other things in mental health, depression is multifaceted – there are many signs, symptoms, explanations, and origins behind depression. It cannot be explained simply. It can’t be encompassed simply, and it shouldn’t be treated simply. So why are you depressed? A lot of the stigma that still has a stronghold on mental health […]

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April Update 

Hey you, how have you been? Oh me? Oh you know, I’ve just been hanging out here on my beautiful white chair, in this room this pristine decor, hanging out in a body suit. I’m pretty sure that’s what bloggers do. Jokes aside, it was a pleasure to have my sister take these shots the […]

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March Update

Hey Strong Babes! My oh my it seems like just yesterday I wrote the last update. But that wouldn’t be accurate now would it? They say time flies when you’re having fun – it must have been a fun past couple of weeks for me! …..or something! Actually, it has been a great past couple […]

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Professional Designations in the Nutrition World 

This is something I haven’t thought of much, but now I am brought to ponder it, due to some recent events regarding my soon-to-be professional designation.  I am a student at the Calgary School of Natural Nutrition (CSNN). The views I am sharing in this post are mine and mine alone, based on my individual […]

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COOKED – Netflix Series Review

I can list of a number of reasons why I love Netflix, but a big one in particular would have to be how easily available it has made documentaries to me. I typically watch documentaries about animals, nature, or crime. It is on the rare occasion that a documentary about cooking would appeal to me, […]

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