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April 17, 2017

Vegetable alternatives to pasta and rice

Canadian adults spend an estimated 580 minutes or 9.7 hours each day in sedentary activities – we drive to work, sit most of our day while work, race home and then feel like we want to just relax for the evening. As we hit middle age, our lives get busier […]
April 4, 2017

Is it possible to live healthfully while on vacation?

Vacations and time away from day-to-day work can be rejuvenating to your mind and body. But if you are in the active process of a lifestyle change, vacations can be tricky to navigate. New food environments, different food cues, different “tools” available for eating well, a new environment in which […]
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 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 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 […]