how to boil perfect eggs

How To Boil Perfect Eggs

How To Boil Perfect Eggs Boiling eggs might seem like the simplest kitchen skill, but unless you know exactly how to cook them you’ve likely experienced the unpleasantness of a poorly boiled egg. When overcooked, boiled eggs take on that dark green colour around the yolk and that somewhat sulphuric taste which is not pleasant…

How to Make Cauliflower Rice

How to Make Cauliflower Rice

How to Make Cauliflower Rice Cauliflower rice is a fun twist on traditional rice and a great option for those looking to add more veggies to their diet or seeking low-carb options. It is really quick and easy to prepare, so here is a simple step-by-step guide on how to make cauliflower rice. Cauliflower rice…

meal planning 101

Meal Planning 101

Meal Planning 101 When it comes to healthy eating, failing to plan is planning to fail. Knowing what to eat is one thing, but execution is the most important part of the battle. Luckily, a little forward planning can go a very long way in ensuring that you are set up for a week of…

all about carbohydrates

All About Carbohydrates

All About Carbohydrates Carbohydrate, or “carbs”, have a bad rap. For years they have been demonized, we’ve been told to limit them in our diets, and they’ve been labeled as the enemy. As it turns out, they are not the demons they have been made out to be, and learning about the various types carbohydrates…

10 simple healthy food swaps

10 Simple Healthy Food Swaps

10 Simple Healthy Food Swaps Although it would be easy if you could simply train yourself to eat better overnight, that is not necessarily a realistic option. For most, creating a healthy diet and lifestyle is a process that takes time and involves ups and downs, and twists and turns. My personal journey was not…

2016 Cookbook Gift Guide

2016 Cookbook Gift Guide

2016 Cookbook Gift Guide Here it is, the second edition of my holiday cookbook guide! In no particular order, here is 2016 Cookbook Gift Guide my favourite 8 cookbooks of the year and the ones I think would make perfect holiday gifts for your wish list or someone else’s. 2016 Cookbook Gift Guide 1.  Juli…

Common Causes of Sugar Cravings

Common Causes of Sugar Cravings

Common Causes of Sugar Cravings Despite the hundreds of articles, blog posts, podcasts and books dedicated to encouraging people to cut back their sugar intake, it remains one of the most common nutrition concerns. The tips and trick to helping people kick their sugar habits are plenty, however these same tips and tricks are often putting…

The Best Dairy Milk Alternatives

The Best Dairy Milk Alternatives

In recent years, there has been an explosion of non-dairy products on the market as dairy intolerance has become increasingly prevalent. Today, dairy is considered one of the top 10 most allergenic foods making it a real problem some. The symptoms of dairy intolerance can vary widely from simple digestive issue to chronic bodily inflammation. It has been reported that 1 in 6 Canadians show signs of dairy intolerance characterized by symptoms such as cramps, bloating, abdominal pai […]

Sautéed Garlic Kale

How to Cook with Kale

How to Cook with Kale Bursting with nutrients, kale is touted as being a “superfood” and said to be an essential part of any healthy diet, so here are some simple tips to help add more of this hearty leafy green to your diet, and how to cook with kale. Whether it’s kale salads, green…