February

February 27, 2017

5 Ways to Set Up a Good Breakfast Routine

Weekday mornings can be tricky when you’re in a rush to get out the door.  Getting a whole family dressed, fed, groomed and out the door to school on time is a set of time-sensitive tasks, where there is a strong relationship between the time left until school starts and […]
February 22, 2017

Did that detox diet just detoxify you? What trendy diets CAN do for you

What is the craziest diet you have ever done? When I was in high school, I remember being on the cookie diet where you ate medicinal cookies for breakfast, lunch and snack and then had supper on your own. It wasn’t pleasant and I don’t remember it working at the […]
February 21, 2017

Drunken Maple Peach Crostini

These drunken maple peaches have a sticky sweetness that provides nice contrast to the saltiness from the cheese and prosciutto.  I created this recipe as part of the Fruits from Chile Brunch Recipe Contest, hosted by dietitian Christy Brissette from 80 Twenty Nutrition. Drunken maple peach crostini 5 from 1 […]
February 13, 2017

9 Ways to eat mindfully on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and for many, can be a day of indulgence. Whether it is the cookies, candy, cupcakes, chocolate, or that savoury dish at dinner, Valentine’s Day, like many holidays can be centred around food and wine. Have you ever been culprit to eating a […]
February 13, 2017

Decadent Chocolate Pudding

Looking for a dessert that is chocolatey but also completely soul-satisfying? You must try this chocolate pudding recipe! Because it is a rich dessert, you only need a few spoonfuls to be satisfied. And, it uses a surprise ingredient! Who knew that dessert could be this good?! Happy Valentine’s Day! […]
February 6, 2017

Sharpening your culinary muscles: 9 Meal planning strategies for professionals

Recently, I have faced new challenges with feeding myself and my family. I work most days of the week, and I also have two kids in hockey and piano lessons which are scheduled over the time we would normally eat together. My evening schedule, whether it is spent working or […]