Free Calmful Balance eGuide + Chocolate Chia Smoothie

Who couldn’t use a little more calm in their life? I know I sure could! When I was recently contacted by the team at Natural Vitality to review and share their beautiful new eGuide, Calmful Balance, as well as try their popular supplement, Natural Calm, I jumped at the chance. I’ve always been an advocate for…

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Chocolate Chia Smoothie + Free Copy of Calmful Balance

Dark Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Mousse Stuffed Dates

Vegan Dark Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Mousse Stuffed Dates

That recipe name is a mouthful, isn’t it? But how else to describe these insanely decadent treats. My goodness, the melt-in-your-mouth factor is outta control with these little morsels. They’re like, that roll your eyes, oooh and ahhhh kinda good. Yesterday, I made the peanut butter mousse portion of this recipe for a dessert but…

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2 Years Later: My Advice for New Bloggers

2 Years Later: My Advice to New Bloggers

It’s hard to believe, but Running on Real Food just had it’s two year anniversary at the end of January! With two years of experience behind me, I wanted to share a bit of advice for new bloggers. During the last 2 years blogging was very much a hobby that didn’t always receive priority in my…

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Vegan Pumpkin Pecan Balls

No-Bake Vegan Pumpkin Pie Balls

Guys, please come over and help me eat all the snacks I’ve been making for the blog…someone? Anyone?! I can’t stop. They’re too good! I better start taking some to work instead of indulging ummmm….pre-breakfast, snack time, after work, dessert…anytime. I totally didn’t just eat two as a pre-dinner snack as I type this. Okay,…

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Bell Pepper and Chickpea Salad with Tahini Dressing

Bell Pepper and Chickpea Salad with Tahini Dressing - Vegan

Can you guys tell I love chickpeas, lemon and tahini? Or maybe it’s just convenient to limit myself to a certain selection of ingredients each week. Ya, that’s it. I’ll go with that. Okay, never mind…I love chickpeas, lemon and tahini! They are some of my favourite ingredients and I use them a lot over…

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8 Days on Koh Lanta, Thailand


Oh, Koh Lanta. How I long for those 8 perfect days we spent lazing about your beautiful beaches, enjoying happy hour cocktails over epic sunsets and exploring all your hidden gems. After a recent trip to Thailand, this tranquil little island on the Andaman Sea was quickly added to my list of favourite places. My husband…

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11 Tips for Early Morning Workouts

11 Tips for Early Morning Workouts

I love working out first thing in the morning and I’ve been doing it for just about as long as I remember. I swam growing up so it was 5:30 am swim practice weekday and Saturday mornings…gross. As yucky as that was for a teenager, it helped set a lifelong habit of early morning workouts…

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Raw Banana Bread Balls

Healthy Vegan Banana Bread Balls

In exchange for this delicious and super simple recipe, I was hoping you guys could help me out a little. Would you be able to provide some feedback as to what do you want to see most of on Running on Real Food? I want to invest my time in creating content you guys actually…

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Easy Options for a DIY Facial Exfoliator

DIY Facial Exfoliator

I’ve decided to add a DIY and natural beauty section to the blog because it’s something that has benefited me so greatly and I’d love to share and hear from you guys on the subject. Over the past 2 years I’ve managed to whittle my beauty and self-care products down to a selection of oils,…

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Chocolate Chia Protein Pudding

Chocolate Chia Protein Pudding - Vegan

Vega recently sent me their newly formulated Vega One to try and I’d have to say I’m pretty impressed with it! I always believe in food first when it comes to my diet but I do still include some supplements just to cover all my bases and also for the convenience they provide. There are a lot…

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Raw Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Cups

Raw Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Cups

Hey, guys! How did you like yesterdays Raw Beet and Apple Slaw? It is sooo tasty, I had it again for lunch today and it’s just delicious. If you missed it, grab the recipe here. I wasn’t sure how well the recipe would keep but it actually got better after a day or two! Considering how…

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