Baked Zucchini Balls.

Sometimes I feel like I have the fussiest eaters on earth, for children. I legit wonder how they have the endless energy they do, fueled by nothing but a few dried, plain cheerios for breakfast. My 7 year old daughter likes to tell everyone how she’s a vegetarian, when in reality she won’t eat meat unless it’s been processed to the point where it no longer tastes like meat. Then there’s my 3 year old son; he cries when i make him a meal he doesn’t like, but then will also cry if i tell him I’ll eat it. Yes friends, I’m an asshole parent.
So I decided to try something different in an attempt to please them, Baked Zucchini Balls. They appealed to 1.5 out of 2 kids, I say 1.5 because my boy decided 2 zucchini balls in that he suddenly didn’t like his meal and proceeded to regurgitate it onto the plate and surrounding areas….he consumed half his meal so I’ll call that a win.

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MEET OUR MEMBERS – STEVE ROOKER

Meet Saint City North member Steve Rooker. Steve turned his back to the wind and gave CrossFit a go. He showed that if you never try you’ll never know what you’re capable of and that the burden of never trying is heavier than what the barbell will ever be. Steve, we are so glad you gave CrossFit a go and are a part of the Saint City Community.

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Detoxifying Chopped Salad.

I don’t know about you but if you have children who recently went Trick-or-Treating and returned home with a bag full of chocolates, it takes every bit of will power (in me, at least) to not sneak a few after they’re in bed. It’s really tough. I have to inspect and shuffle through a mountain of these full size cookies and cream and Kit Kat bars and all i can think about is “Which one will they not notice is missing?”
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Chocolate and Pistachio Biscotti

I have a soft spot for biscuits. They make me think of my Nanna. Growing up we’d visit often and she’d always make these little bite sized biscuits, biskuttini tal – lewz which translates to biscuit of almonds and that they were. Warm and chewy, with the smell and taste of almond and a single almond kernel placed in the centre of each…just waiting to be dipped into a hot cup of coffee or tea.

Well, today friends. I am not going to teach you how to make Almond biscuits because let’s face it, Nanna’s biscuits tasted so good due to the fact they were 3/4 sugar and 1/4 almond extract. I will tell you how to make another kind of biscuit, a healthier one, that won’t make you feel as guilty and also perfect for pairing with a cup of coffee or tea.

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MEET OUR MEMBERS – TIANA EWING

Meet Saint City South member, Tiana Ewing.  Tiana shows we only have the physical capacity to be as strong as we mentally think we are and that having a growth mindset, allows us to realize that if we embrace challenges, strength forms. We’re excited to have you as part of the #SCFCOMMUNITY Tiana and look forward to seeing how much you can accomplish!
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Roasted Red Pepper Prawns with Chickpeas.

Last week I spoke briefly about my intense denial about summer being over, nothing has changed… You see, I grew up taking summer’s for granted, I grew up by the ocean.
Almost all of my most favourite memories involve the beach. As a kid, most of my shoes carried sand in them, camping was always by a beach, I chose beach fitness for school sport on Thursdays and I was practically a marine biologist by Grade 3, able to rattle off the name of any crab or sea creature lurking in the rocks.  When I moved to Canada I shook the sand from my shoes, but it never left my soul. “Fish and chips” will always fit my macros, actually ANY seafood will and this is how I got to making a prawn (or shrimp as it’s called here) dish. I’ve been missing the heat, got all nostalgic and craved seafood.
With that, I bring you…
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