Crunchy Oatmeal Cookies

I don’t really make cookies that often.  For some reason, I’m just never really in the mood for cookies, and they’re not really the thing that gets me all excited when I want to bake.  But every once in aRead more…

Chocolate Caramel Mesquite Bars

It’s been a long time since I have posted a bar recipe.  For a while, I had so many bar recipes floating around in my head that I couldn’t stop making them, and I had to remind myself that sometimesRead more…

Caramel Apple Buckwheat Bake

This past week, the mornings have been a little chillier.  It makes me think of going back to school as a kid when I would have my back to school outfit all picked out weeks in advance, (a summer oneRead more…

Jump Rope Tabata Workout

It’s been a few weeks since we’ve had a workout happening, and I figured with the back to school craziness of September, why not add something else into the mix and try out a new workout? Change is good right?Read more…

Chocolate Doughnuts with Vanilla Coconut Cream Icing

We’re still hanging out in Back to School week here on Chronicles of Passion.  Partly because I’m going back to school myself (and after a 3 year hiatus, I’m giddy with excitement), and partly because it’s just that time of yearRead more…

3 Spice Poached Peaches

If you’ve hung out around here enough, you know that I’m all about the herbs and spices and lots of fun, eclectic flavour combinations.  More often than not, if it’s not something you think would go together, I’ve probably triedRead more…

Cauliflower Buns

I’ve been thinking about cauliflower buns for a long time.  I don’t know what it is, but somehow I just can’t resist the opportunity to add in more veggies.  And when I get to combine veggies and bread, it’s likeRead more…

18 (Healthy) Back to School Recipes

I remember growing up and hearing the words “next week you go back to school.”  It’s the equivalent of telling a kid “next week your rent is due.”  And after those words were spoken, the looming day was inevitably precededRead more…

How to go Solo: Tips and Tricks for Running and Working out on Your own

I’ve always been a solo runner.  I love the freedom of coming and going as I please, running longer or shorter if I want to, and mostly, just the time alone, lost in my own thoughts and in my ownRead more…

How to Start Running

I have been running for so many years now, that sometimes I forget what it’s like to be at the beginning.  I forget what it’s like to have never run before and to suddenly just be staring running in theRead more…

Coconut Peach Muffins

I’ll take the cold for running any day, but when it comes to fruit and seasonal produce, you just can’t beat the summer.  If the heat and humidity allow the abundance of peaches and berries and kale all around thanRead more…

Twice Cooked Balsamic Sage Vegetables

Sometimes simple is better.  Sometimes we don’t need big fancy recipes with lots of ingredients and arduous instructions.  We don’t need dishes that require lots of dishes and 2 hours of prep time.  And as much as I can beRead more…