If I had a dollar for every time I heard a woman say “I was so bad the other day, I had [cake/chips/lots of chocolate/etc]” or “I’ve been really good this week, I’ve stuck to my diet”, I’d literally have hundreds of dollars! Have you ever heard a man say “I was so bad yesterday…I…… Continue reading Guilty Pleasure or Guilt-Free?
Although it’s debatable whether breakfast is in fact “the most important meal of the day”, there’s no denying the fact that having breakfast can help ensure we get enough fibre (important for blood sugar control, regularity, and controlling hunger), vitamins, and minerals, and can help energize our bodies for the day ahead. So, if you find…… Continue reading A Dietitian’s Top 5 Grab-&-Go Breakfasts
Stephen and I love flying with WestJet. They have by far the friendliest staff members, they care about ensuring their passengers have a fantastic flight, and their flight attendants are great at injecting humor into seemingly mundane things, like the safety demo. You how they always talk about the oxygen mask? “…be sure to put…… Continue reading Put on Your Own Oxygen Mask this Mother’s Day
If you’re like me, you have days where you feel a bit sluggish and need an energy boost. Rather than reaching for yet another cup of coffee, an energy drink, or hiding from the world and sleeping for the next 48 hours, here are five ways you can boost your energy – naturally. 1. Drink…… Continue reading 5 Ways to Boost Your Energy Naturally
I love grocery shopping! No, really, I actually look forward to it each week! And one of the things I often think about is getting the biggest bang for my buck. While you may not share my love of grocery shopping, I bet you can relate to trying to make your grocery budget go as…… Continue reading 10 Ways to Save Money on Groceries
Happy Earth Day! You may recycle, try to reduce the amount of stuff you throw out, not leave your car idling, and more, but have you ever thought about how what you eat and drink affect our planet? The fact is the choices we make every day of what to eat and what to drink…… Continue reading 3 Ways You Can Save the Planet… In Your Kitchen
Last week I shared with you why I’ve chosen to be a flexitarian – and how I kind of stumbled upon that term – as well as the multiple benefits of eating this way. If you missed it, you can check it out here. Today, let’s look at how to make sure you’re meeting your nutrient…… Continue reading Why I’m a Flexitarian- Part 2