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Stanislava Ponjevic – Livesonline

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Exploring Banff National Park, AB

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Hey everyone!

Last weekend I took a spontaneous trip to the mountains with some good friends of mine to get some fresh air and of course I’m never one to pass up traveling… anywhere! The first day we arrived, we decided to bike the Legacy Trail from Canmore to Banff. We biked about 15 km there and back which was a good portion of the trail but unfortunately not all of it; we had got lost somewhere along the way and couldn’t find the trail that extended out of Banff. Regardless, it was one of the best bike rides I’ve had in a while and I definitely felt the burn in my quads the next day. Day 2 included a big breakfast at a local diner in Canmore before we took on a hike through Johnston Canyon. We hiked to the very top to see the ink pots and in total we covered nearly 12 km that day! I was so proud of us; it’s nice to use mother nature as your gym sometimes and we definitely took advantage of that opportunity. Watch the video below and see our adventures throughout the weekend. I definitely recommend the bike/hike to anyone who’s outdoorsy (or hoping to become so) and looking for a fun activity to do with friends.

 

Stanislava

My Favorite Restaurants in Sunderland

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Hello everyone!

Today’s post is yet another about food, but really can there ever be enough posts on such a topic! Although I’m very passionate about cooking for myself and clean-eating, on my cheat days I enjoy going out and trying new restaurants in the city. The past two years I’ve come upon some of my favorite restaurants that I visit often throughout the year; be it for birthdays, casual drinks or my notorious cheat days! This video post includes those favorites and some pictures of the food so you can get an idea of what it’s like. Some restaurants that weren’t included but are worth mentioning: Serendipity; best for afternoon lunch or tea and cakes and Roma Italian Restaurant; delicious Italian food for a reasonable price and some of the best risotto in the city. Hope you enjoy them as much as I do!

 

Stanislava

How To Make Almond Crusted Chicken

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Hey everyone!

The one thing I find hardest when sticking to a clean diet is trying to find good seasonings for chicken! After a while, eating the same spices and seasonings can make your palate quite bland so I’m always searching for new recipes to change things up while maintaining my healthy eating. I got the inspiration for this recipe from one of my good friends at home (shout out to you Justina) and decided to make my own version of it. This recipe is gluten and grain free and is a great alternative to flour battered or breaded chicken. Although I’m not a fan of breading my chicken, I enjoyed this version as it was much crispier and cinnamon is one of my favorite spices so I couldn’t resist! Watch the How-To video below and try it for yourself, I promise you won’t be disappointed.

 

Stanislava

  • Name: Stanislava Ponjevic
  • Age: 22
  • Studying: Pharmacy MPharm
  • Hometown: Alberta, Canada
  • Ambitions: To explore as many countries as I can, promote healthy lifestyle choices and get a PharmD degree to teach at a university level.
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