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May 10, 2018

Well, isn’t this a root awakening – beet juice likes to mark its’ territory. My cutting board has officially been dyed. Lucky for this vegetable, its’ sweet/earthy flavour and nutrient profile (folate, vitamin C, potassium and fibre) support my decision to continue to...

May 10, 2018

Dough.M.G - the expression I use when all of my protein packed cookie dough balls are rolled out, placed on my non-stick baking sheet and are about 15 minutes away from being dunked into my milk. In other words, #itsacookingthing

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December 6, 2017

It’s reinin’ deeeeer. Okay well not exactly, but I did make a dozen black bean reindeer brownies. That’s kind of the same thing, right? December is a time to bake, and for some us, sometimes baked fruit won’t cut it. Sometimes, we want our cake and eat it too. Well, ho...

September 17, 2017

By leaf I mean spinach and by turning over I mean sautéing it and adding it to my pizza. When I eat pizza it has to be three things: flavourful, high fibre and filling. The perks of making your own rendition of pizza means that you get to control the ingredients. I don...

September 16, 2017

I don't carrot all if some of my pasta is substituted out. Why? Because I'm using a vegetable that is about to increase my vitamin A, fibre, potassium and antioxidant game. Substituting some of the pasta out for vegetable "pasta" helps to  increase the volume of the me...

With more and more people straying away from milk, it is not surprising to see franchises, like Starbucks, offering various non-dairy alternatives. Reasons for ditching this protein-packed fluid can range from an allergy, an intolerance, dietary lifestyle (e.g. vegan o...

March 21, 2017

Can you believe we are more than half-way through the month of March? This also means that we are more than half way through nutrition month! This week the nutrition month campaign is highlighting the food fight between eating and stress. I thought it would be appropri...

June 20, 2016

Grey’s Anatomy. The Mindy Project. Suits. What do all of these shows have in common? Netflix – oh, and are my favourite TV shows. Raise your hand if you have ever found yourself binge watching TV shows available on Netflix. Raise your other hand if you have found yours...

May 26, 2016

It’s that time again where chocolate has never tasted more delicious, where Miss Vickie’s Sea Salt and Malt Vinegar chips have never screamed your name louder, where an empty box of Kleenex stands next to your couch after finishing an episode of Grey’s Anatomy, and whe...

March 21, 2016

There are some things that exist where bigger is better – hair, closets, diamonds, goals. Bigger food portions however, does not make the list. Big portions leads to overeating, which leads to excess calories. Excess calories leads to weight gain, and ultimately result...

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