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Review: My Food Bag: A Millennial Meal Prepu

My Food Bag is a New Zealand-based subscription company that plans your meals for the week (based on the “Bag” you select), and delivers the ingredients you’ll need (along with recipe cards) to create healthy, delicious meals at home. Easy peasy.

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Stop bringing potato salad to the potluck.

No matter what time of year it is for you or whatever weird food regime you happen to be following right now, here’s a list of my favourite go-to potluck recipes that’ll be sure to satisfy you and any discerning guests.

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Review: Clean Paleo egg white protein

The Dilemma I’ve been on the hunt for a new protein powder for a while – since I stopped macro counting a couple of months ago, I’ve been eating noticeably less protein and know that it can help with recovery during the heavy training I’m doing leading into my competition. I’ve tried a lot of… Continue reading Review: Clean Paleo egg white protein

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“Winter is coming” Caramelized Quince Oatmeal

I’m not sure where I got the idea that Wellington would be a tropical oasis, but it’s absolutely freezing here. And since June 1st marks the “official” beginning of winter, my colleagues keep making remarks like, “Oh you’re from Canada, shouldn’t you be used to the cold?” I used to laugh it off, but now… Continue reading “Winter is coming” Caramelized Quince Oatmeal

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The best damn chicken drumsticks

Let me introduce you to the best chicken drumstick recipe ever. I found this recipe on Valentine’s Day. I thought it’d be fitting for Brett and I to share our love for one another over a pile of steaming hot drumsticks. Yes I’m romantic AF. Actually, we originally had reservations for All-You-Can-Eat Tacos at Tequila Joe’s… Continue reading The best damn chicken drumsticks

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Meal prep in a tiny kitchen

Let me introduce you to my kitchen. My tiny kitchen. My kitchenette. Basically, it’s a glorified shelf with a hot plate. I’ve always sworn to myself that I would never sacrifice kitchen space in an apartment – but, alas, I didn’t plan on moving to New Zealand. In Canada, kitchens are the hub of the… Continue reading Meal prep in a tiny kitchen

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Sneaking in some veggies

Brett and I are currently living with his parents while we search for an apartment in Wellington. And although we are on a small farm, we are close to many amenities and sites, including the town of Masterton, Tararua Range, and Castlepoint Beach. I’ve been on Christmas vacation since December 23. Yes, I was amazed… Continue reading Sneaking in some veggies