Meal planning is something that can help streamline the process of shopping and prepping your food for the week. If you know what you're going to eat and how much of it, you can better prepare and save yourself a lot of stress with last minute food preparations and scrounging in the fridge. In this … Continue reading How to Meal-Plan: Easy and Fast!
It's November, and that means the holiday season is right around the corner— Unless you include Thanksgiving, then we're just heading into round two! It's that time of year that is both full of cheer as well as indulgence and guilt, and it shouldn't be! It's a time to see the people you love and … Continue reading Surviving the Holidays on a Diet
When you're trying to eat better, increasing the amount of whole foods you eat is the best place to start. But there are some tricks to help you get the most out of your ingredients. Cooking some foods can actually decrease the amount of vitamins and minerals available for absorption, while some foods benefit from … Continue reading Ingredient hacks to boost your nutrition
This is a recipe for some simple and delicious spring rolls! Springs rolls are a great way to get your veggies in, and are so refreshing to eat! There is a bit of prep required, but it mainly involves making a sauce, slicing your vegetables, and deciding what kind of protein you want in there. … Continue reading Spring Rolls Galore!
There's a strange phenomenon I've noticed, and I'm not the only one to notice it. Somehow, the idea of "being fit" for women has only really entailed cardio, maybe lifting some light weights. Like, 5-10 pounders. For some populations and workouts, light weights have their place, so I'm not here to bash that. But when … Continue reading Why Women Should Lift
Think you can do all your grocery shopping on the perimeter of the store? Why would you? If you're trying to address your health and nutrition, this can be a HUGE help in tackling most of our obstacles to achieving our goals. Read on to see why...
Did you know that middle school children can't tell the difference between the news and an advertisement? Maybe that doesn't surprise you, or maybe it does. Either way, it should make you consider the effect that advertising has on children. As a soon-to-be-mom (two months left before motherhood, OMGWTF), I have already thought about the … Continue reading Food Advertising towards Children
Changing your diet can be a difficult undertaking. We tend to stick with what we know, our favourite flavours and textures that we know how to cook with best. I remember growing up that my stepfather would be more than happy to have peas, potatoes and chicken for dinner every night. Sometimes, it would be a … Continue reading Vegan (or Bust?)