the EVIL Wal-Mart Empire

This should boggle your mind!!  And  Probably scare you as well! Thanks Nathalie for sharing this with us. So alright, it has nothing to do with food, but Tom has been saying for… Continue reading

It’s time to get creative with MODIFICATIONS

I work in an office of many women.  Beyond the conversation of clothes, kids, and houses we spend a lot of time talking about food.  In fact it is not uncommon for a… Continue reading

my grandmother’s cabbage recipe

I skyped my grandmother yesterday to ask about her famous cabbage recipe. I would cook a bit, then skype her in Poland, then cook a bit then call again for advice. It's probably… Continue reading

One small step to one BIG year

January, for many is a time for imagining the great things the year ahead may hold.  For many the vision for the year ahead includes getting fit, losing weight, and watching what they… Continue reading

Portuguese Chicken

This is pretty awesome!  Love it when I am able to make new chicken recipes as after a while they do get boring! Portuguese chicken Ingredients •1 tablespoon Hungarian sweet paprika •15 to… Continue reading

Ceasar Salad Dressing

Ok, we're at Day 12 of the Paleo Challenge! I've lost over 6 pounds and a couple of inches off my waistline. This is all good. I'm finding it pretty easy this time… Continue reading

my tirade against McDonald’s

For anyone who knows me they usually know that I hate most fast food joints, yes I use the word HATE, which I usually don't use either.   BUT,  it pisses me off the… Continue reading


BEST no grain bread I’ve ever had! 2 cups almond flour, ½ cup flax seed meal 1/3 cup melted butter 1 cup pressed cottage cheese. (or dry cottage cheese) Press down as you… Continue reading

Fred’s Austrian Sauerkraut

Fred's Sauerkraut is awesome. It is to be served hot.  Tastes awesome served with really good sausages or burgers.  Sauerkraut is also very low in calories. 3/4 TBSP Olive Oil 1 med onion… Continue reading

About Us

Marta is the owner and head coach of CrossFit and Pilates Pickering. In 1991, when I moved to France, I stopped eating meat. I ate fish, but the thought of cooking meat disgusted… Continue reading