Sep 29 2014

3D Anatomy Software for Personal Trainers and Fitness/Health Gyms

3D Anatomy Software for Personal Trainers and Fitness/Health Gyms   In these past few years my personal training and sports nutrition coaching business has really taken off and I have been gifted with some of the most incredibly hard working clients and friends. I get to see and connect with them everyday while helping them achieve their health and …

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Jul 15 2014

Homemade Reeses Peanut Butter Cup Blizzard

Homemade Reeses Peanut Butter Cup Blizzard I’ve been waiting a long time to try and post this new recipe of mine. Growing up as a child, some of my fondest memories were going to half off movies with my pops and getting Reeses Peanut Cup Blizzards. Fast forward to today and I still LOVE Reeses Peanut Cup …

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Jun 25 2014

Product Review: Some New Macro Friendly Goodies

Product Review: Some New Macro Friendly Goodies   In the past year, I have been fortunate enough to be involved and have the opportunity to have 3 photo shoots and now I have ANOTHER one next week on July 3rd which I have been working very hard on. Recently I have been creating many new …

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Jun 21 2014

How to make Homemade Walden Farms Pancake Syrup

Homemade Walden Farms Pancake Syrup A while back I wrote a couple product reviews of some of the Walden Farms zero calorie syrups (here, here, and here). The biggest drawback to Walden Farms is the price tag. Here is a recipe for the pancake syrup to save you some money. The Recipe This recipe can …

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Jun 03 2014

Homemade Quest Protein Bars

Homemade Quest Protein Bars A while back I wrote a blog post on the famous Quest Protein Bars and listed as well as tasted all the different varieties at the time. (A tasty blog post I must say). Today I want to introduce and teach you how to DESIGN and CREATE your own Homemade Quest Protein Bars to save money and save calories/Macronutrients. …

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May 26 2014

Low Fat, Low Carb, High PROTEIN Chocolate Cauliflower Cake

Here is a recipe for a Low Fat, Low Carb, High PROTEIN Chocolate Cauliflower Cake: ANNA’S CHOCOLATE CAULIFLOWER CAKE I got this recipe from Anna McManamey. This is an amazing HIGH VOLUME PROTEIN Cake recipe for those looking for a LOW carb, LOW macronutrient recipe when dieting down to low body fat levels. It only has the slightest hint of …

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May 26 2014

How to Make Your Own Homemade Sweetener: Truvia Alternative

Today I want to introduce to you a homemade sweetener. When creating and making recipes that are LOWER fat, LOWER carb, and overall macronutrient friendly it sure helps to use a zero calorie sweetener such as Truvia. A lot of people opt for Splenda but splenda contains calories due to the fact they maltodextrin as their ‘bulking’ …

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May 11 2014

Indian Sweet Recipe: Sugar FREE, LOW Fat, HIGH Protein Doodh Peda

  Indian Sweet Recipe: Sugar FREE, LOW Fat, HIGH Protein Doodh Peda Growing up in North Delta, next to Surrey BC, a lot of my closest friends were and are east indian so I got to experience a lot of different ethnic foods. One great thing about coming over to my friends houses as the …

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May 07 2014

Homemade Big Mac Healthy Recipe

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I’ll be honest, I am not a fan of fast food. Not because fast food is the ONLY problem in our obesity sized society or THE reason why cancer rates are at an all time high. I just don’t find the quality and price worth it. It just doesn’t taste good to me. The famous Mcdonalds …

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May 04 2014

Photo Shoot UPDATE – Mission Accomplished

In the last blog post (here) I showed you guys my photo shoot prep for my April 26 shoot with Oh Boy productions. Peak week went very well and I ended up needing to CUT carbs a bit more closer to the shoot day to look a little LESS soft. For those who missed the last …

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Apr 16 2014

Bodybuilding Prep VIDEO: Entire Days Nutrition & Training for PhotoShoot

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A Welcomed Surprise 2 Weeks ago I had an unsuspected surprise. My sister’s boyfriend works for Oh boy productions, the same videography company who filmed my segment of Empowered Health on CHEK TV. Recently, Oh boy productions has started their own professional photography services and hired me to promote their travelling services. Immediately I jumped …

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Feb 15 2014

Protein Ice Cream – Dream Come True?

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Ice cream is definitely one of my favorite desserts, especially ice milk in Reese Cup Blizzards to be exact. Unfortunately when dieting down to very lean body fat levels it becomes difficult to have full fat and high carb containing ice cream on a daily basis. It can be done in moderation, but I don’t know …

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Feb 14 2014

Ranch Dressing – High Protein Low Fat Alternative… Say What??

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A client and good friend of mine recently referred me to a recipe he has been eating using Fat Free Greek Yogurt and Ranch Seasoning mix to make ranch dressing. Ranch dip and salad dressing is one of those comfort foods which the majority of the western world loves and probably over consumes. Give a …

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Aug 05 2013

Low Calorie Recipes: Miracle Noodles Review

Low Calorie Recipes: Miracle Noodles Review Recently I’ve gotten into a lot of products created with the intention of REDUCING overall caloric intake while giving low calorie recipes some flavour and variety. Almost everyone I know says to me how much they LOVE pasta dishes and wheat flour noodle recipes, and for good reason. Spaghetti …

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Jul 12 2013

Miracle Berry Fruit: Psychedelics For Your Taste Buds

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The Miracle Berry Fruit A couple weeks ago, with the help of the interwebz, I discovered a fairly new trend in the culinary realms that have been using of a little West African Berry called the Miracle berry (Synsepalum dulcificum). Apparently aboriginal cultures in West Africa have been using these berries to spruce up their …

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Jun 12 2013

Raw Food Diet: Broccoli Vs. Beef Steak

Raw Food Diet: Broccoli Vs. Beef Steak The other week a good friend of mine shared this comparison of protein content in 100 calories of broccoli compared to 100 calories of beef steak picture (above). Now this was a post going around Facebook by a Raw Food company (which will remain unnamed) and so I felt the …

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Jun 11 2013

Omega Fish Oil – The Real Oily Deal

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Omega Fish Oil – The Real Oily Deal A good friend of mine, and client, asked me about omega fish oil supplementation and omega 3 fatty acids, here is my response:Long chain fatty acids (n3 fatty acids) from fish oils have quite a bit of evidence and research indicating their benefits on cognitive function, cardiovascular, …

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May 09 2013

Quest Protein Bars: Another Hyped Up Candy Bar?

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Quest Protein Bars: Another Hyped Up Candy Bar?       Last week I ordered from The Low Carb Grocery in Burnaby BC and decided to try out the new (newish) Quest Protein Bars I heard about while listening to a Muscle College podcast with Dr. Layne Norton and Dr. Jake Wilson.   Now I’ve …

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May 09 2013

Low Calorie Recipes: Dessert Sauces & Dips Part II

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Low Calorie Recipes: Dessert Sauces & Dips Part II   In my last post on 0 calorie desserts and syrups (here) I reviewed Walden Farms Caramel Syrup and their Chocolate Dip products. Today I wan’t to add three more products to the on going reviews that I think can be of great help to those who are attempting to …

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May 09 2013

Low Calorie Recipes: Store Bought Salad Dressings Part III

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Low Calorie Recipes: Store Bought Salad Dressings Part III   In the past months I’ve been having a blast buying and trying some low to zero calorie products from The Low Carb Grocery in Burnaby BC. It is that time of year for me to get down to single digit body fat levels and reveal the muscle I’ve worked so …

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