meal planning 101

Meal Planning 101

Meal Planning 101 Learn how to become a meal planning pro with these meal planning tips! When it comes to healthy eating, failing to plan is planning to fail. Knowing what to eat is one thing, but the execution is the most important part of the battle. Luckily, a little forward planning can go a…

Types of Carbohydrates

Types of Carbohydrates

Types of Carbohydrates A complete guide to the various types of 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 labelled as the enemy. As it turns out, they are not the demons they have been made out…

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…

The Best Dairy Milk Alternatives

The Best Dairy 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 […]

All About Soy

There are few foods that divide the nutrition camp as much as soy. In recent years, soy has become popular in North American diets as it has been recognized as a plant food that, when compared with other plants, is relatively high in protein. Soy has become a staple among vegan, vegetarian and plant-based enthusiasts, consumed in the form of soy milk, tofu, faux cheeses or veggie burgers. However, like many foods in today’s world, soy has a “love it” or “hate it” following. Soy has rec […]