What’s in Your Breakfast?

With the wide array of options for breakfast meals, which one is best and how do you know? There are many different opinions about what is considered the “best breakfast”, and there are even books dedicated to teaching people how to consume cake for breakfast & lose weight (easy to buy into right?). Here is […]

How is your daily coffee affecting your health?

Okay so anyone who knows me knows I LOVE my coffee. Coffee gets a bad rap with much negativity, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to try and balance the scale ! First the “bad” news: -Depends on what you add ! Cream- high caloric value, little nutrient value Sugar- increases blood sugar spike, high […]

This week’s Feature Food: Lentils

This week i’m featuring one of my personal favourites: lentils ! Lentils are a delicious part of the legume family, and are very versatile when it comes to making meals. They are easy to prepare and very nutritious as well. Low in fat, but very high in protein (18g per serving), Iron and dietary fibre, […]

This week’s Feature Food: PUMPKIN!

SURPRISE! Who would have guessed that fall is my favourite season, and with that, comes PUMPKINS! I figured with thanksgiving and all things pumpkin, this weeks feature food would be none other than the pumpkin itself ! Pumpkin can be involved in many sweet treats for the holidays, but it actually has some great health […]