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I’m on vacation!

Happy New Year to All! Thanks for checking out the TrainRite website 🙂

Just to give everybody a heads up; whether you’re a regular here, or you’ve found the my site through a listing on Amazon, eBay, or Etsy…. I’m OUT!

It’s -24C here in Toronto, and that’s just about my threshold.

I’m on vacation until January 16th, 2015,  so I’ve temporarily closed all listings for TrainRite Fitness Journals. If you’re looking to place an order, no worries I will reactivate all listings on the 16th, and will return to normal shipping times. (Did I mention I typically ship SAME DAY?!). So you can wait until then, or you can email me directly at: admin@trainrite.ca. I will check these periodically, and alert you upon my return!

Thank you all for an exciting and successful 2014!

-Matt Cronin

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Deconstructed Taco! (….salad)

Tacos are great! So in an attempt to recreate a healthier version… I came up with this deconstructed salad.
It’s also great. Honest. You may miss the taco shell and cheeses – but you have to make sacrafices sometimes, right? This was satisfyiing enough for me anyway 🙂

It may look like a ton of ingredients, but a lot of that is spices that can be left out/exchanged. The majority of your time will be chopping fresh vegetables.
Enjoy!

See the recipe here!

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Favourite Snack: Tandoori Masala Roasted Chickpeas

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This is a great snack that I usually make once a week, and bring in my lunch.

They don’t take much effort to make at all, just a little bake time. You can literally exchange any of the spices for something you like better; like garlic/chive/dill, cilantro/lime, sea salt and pepper, and so on. Many people do sweeter versions with cinnamon and sugar…so there are endless combinations. The process is the same for each.

Find the recipe here, and enjoy!

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Recipe: Pulled Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Happy new year all!

I’m making an effort to post as frequently as possible this year, and check back for some guest posts as well.

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This recipe was created by suggestion from a friend for creating caramelized onions in the slow cooker. I love caramelized onions, but somehow I didn’t think the entire wrap filling in onion would be as appetizing. It’s a really simple recipe, and the majority of your time will be spent filling up the slow cooker. Aside from the butter, this recipe is really clean and any spices for the pulled chicken can be substituted, as any of the filling ingredients. Try not to do what I do every time I assemble a wrap: stuff as much filling as I can only to have the entire thing fall apart on first bite. Less is more people! Especially with the delicate lettuce leaves. Needless to say I ate these alone, face covered, what a mess. Enjoy!

See this recipe here.

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