Midlife

April 27, 2019

DIY Sweet Kale Salad with Hoisin Chicken and Red Lentils

I am a big fan of the Sweet Kale Salad kit. We go through 1-2 bags each week in our house because they make for an easy lunch entree: We throw a handful of the salad into a container and top with left over protein (like chicken, basa fish or […]
April 1, 2019

The process of accepting your changing midlife body stings

I just switched my closet from winter clothes to spring clothes and I have noticed that a few of my shirts are tighter and shorter…and it’s not my dryer! I have become “thicker” everywhere. I went out clothes shopping and am at that critical point where I am just on […]
March 5, 2019

Are you one of the 90% of Canadians who could benefit from up-scaling your snack?

If your body’s energy is like a cell phone, what percent battery life do you have by the end of the day? Many people are around 5-10% by the end of the day, leaving them with extremely low energy to do much more than flopping on the couch, about ready to […]
February 15, 2019

Should you use a meal kit service? My meal kit review

We’ve all been there. It’s 5 pm and there’s nothing organized for supper. We’re over-whelmed with work and home life. Maybe we’re tired of planning and organizing meals, or we’re resentful that we don’t have the help we need. Am I the only one who can’t get my sh*t together? We […]
January 8, 2019

Warmly Spiced Dried Plum Jam Spread

This recipe was created in sponsored partnership with our friends over at California Prune Board, helping me to help YOU energize YOUR nutrition.  Every December, my mom makes Vinaterta, a holiday recipe of a sweetened prune filling in between layers of thin sugar cookie. I especially love the prune filling […]
January 8, 2019

You might be thinking about your weight but are you thinking about your bones?

This post was written in sponsored partnership with our friends over at California Prune Board, helping me to help YOU energize YOUR nutrition. All opinions written here are my own. Typically, in January, people are cued to set new goals for the year ahead. While many people in midlife are […]