12 Healthy Party Appetizers

12 Healthy Party Appetizers

12 Healthy Party Appetizers Whether you are hosting a party or headed out to one, no good party is complete without a delicious selection of appetizers. Fortunately, you can treat guests to an array of healthy party appetizers without forgoing flavour and still creating a celebratory and festive feast.  So here are 12 simple and…

A Guide to Cooking with Lentils

A Guide to Cooking with Lentils

A Guide to Cooking with Lentils Lentils are a highly underrated food and incorporating them into your diet is a simple and inexpensive way to add a filling source of fibre and plant-based protein to meals. Lentils are considered pulse, part of the legume family along with beans, and come in a wide variety of colours and types. If you have…

How to Make Your Health a Priority

How to Make Your Health a Priority

How to Make Your Health a Priority Even though most people know that they should be making their health a priority, not everyone does. Between work, family, friends, kids and busy schedules, too often, focusing on our personal health falls to the bottom of the list. People know they should eat vegetables, they should exercise, and…

Guide to Buying Healthy Eggs

A Guide to Buying Healthy Eggs

A Guide to Buying Healthy Eggs Back in the day the only option when buying egg was white or brown, but wander into any grocery store today and you will find upwards of a dozen different types of eggs.  From cage-free” to “free-run” and “omega 3”, egg cartons are littered with various terms and buzzwords…

6 Common Causes of Bloating

6 Common Causes of Bloating

6 Common Causes of Bloating Everyone knows the heavy, uncomfortable feeling of being bloated. In fact, it has become so common that many people consider is a regular everyday occurrence and just part of their normal digestion process. However, the truth is that bloating, gassiness, and abdominal discomfort, are not “normal” whatsoever, but rather they are…

Benefits of Eating Local Food

The Benefits of Eating Local Food

The Benefits of Eating Local Food The buy local movement has grown tremendously in recent years and with good reason, the benefits of eating local food are plenty; from nutrition to environmental and community reasons, now more than ever it is important to support your local farmer. If you follow me on Instagram, follow me…

Are cheat meals a good idea?

Are cheat meals a good idea?

Are cheat meals a good idea? You’ve committed to eating healthy, and you’ve been good all week, so it’s time for a well-deserved treat, right? Be it pizza, ice cream, cupcakes or a combination of all of the above, over-indulgent meals have become increasingly popular diet tactic for health-conscious individuals, but are cheat meals a…