Clean & Easy Summer Snacks

Potluck ideas, what to bring to a bbq, picnic and snack recipes… any of these ringing a bell in your latest Pinterest search?   This could be because the ol’ grab a store-made-dip and some potato chips are starting to take their toll on how your daisy dukes are fitting.

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Mas, Por Favor Veggie Burgers

I’m not sure if it’s the weather, the company, or the ice cold sangria in hand that makes summer meals so much more enjoyable.     One thing thats evident about summer cooking, we like simplicity with no lack of flavour. We want our meals to be quick, and easy

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Why Parq Is My Go-To Health & Wellness Hotel

One of the most common hurdles my clients face when trying to reach their health and wellness goals is traveling for work.     Most of the time, it’s not the flights or long conference days, it’s the unhealthy meals and lack of exercise that accompanies their accommodation.  Having traveled

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Lessons (Retreat Part 2)

It wasn’t until the plane had landed and I was walking across the tarmac that it sunk in. I am here, in Mexico, for 2 weeks, alone.   The feeling that came over me wasn’t fear or loneliness, it was of reassurance. I have never felt so comforting in the

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The Breakdown That Changed My Life (Retreat Intro)

Prelude: 4 weeks ago I returned home from a trip that changed my life. It’s taken me a few weeks to gain the courage to share my experience but now I am more ready than ever and so excited to share the journey with you! I documented my struggles and

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I Can’t Believe This Is Healthy- Mousse!

Sometimes it happens when we’re sitting on the couch watching a movie. Sometimes after a nice dinner out.  No matter where we are, when that sweet tooth hits, sometimes, there’s just no way around it.   It can take over our whole body and mind.  All of a sudden we become

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-About Chara-

Welcome, I’m Chara Marie. My mission is to empower you to become the best version of yourself through fitness, nutrition, and mental wellness.


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