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5 Minute Guacamole

5 Minute Guacamole

Not only is Guacamole a tasty snack or addition to many a meal, but since its made with avocados it is super nutrient dense. Avocados are packed with lots of fiber, vitamins and minerals. But what makes this fruit so highly regarded nutritionally is its […]

21 days to Tame Your Sweet Tooth Group Program

21 days to Tame Your Sweet Tooth Group Program

Do you struggle with uncontrollable sugar cravings? Is one handful of sweets, one cookie, or one piece of cake just never enough? Are you exhausted by mid afternoon desperately searching for some kind of pick me to get you through the rest of the day? […]

How to Eat Real Food on a Budget: 5 simple steps to save

How to Eat Real Food on a Budget: 5 simple steps to save

Eating real whole foods doesn’t have to break the bank. You don’t have to skimp on protein to save money.┬áDespite that fact that my husband was between jobs for a long time and I was only working part-time, our family of 5 (back then) continued […]

Chilli & Ginger Beef Stir Fry

Chilli & Ginger Beef Stir Fry

This recipe is simple and really can be made with almost any veggie. It’s great for a busy weeknight meal as it takes under 30 minutes to prepare. You can do the chopping while you are cooking or if you are really in a hurry […]

Decoding Food Labels: Do you really know how much sugar you are eating?

Decoding Food Labels: Do you really know how much sugar you are eating?

Sugar is everywhere and we know that it is bad for us? But why is it so hard to give up? One reason is that, even if we are avoiding ‘sweets’ we are still consuming huge amounts of sugars in the processed foods we eat. It’s […]

Mix & Match Granola {gluten & refined sugar free}

Mix & Match Granola {gluten & refined sugar free}

I’m not a huge cereal fan, but granola is a whole other ballgame. I love granola and could eat it for ages (if I let myself). Don’t let the packaging trick you, almost all of the store-bought granola are anything but healthy. If you take […]

Confessions of a sugar addict…

Confessions of a sugar addict…

Hi, my name is Brittany and I’m a sugar addict. Its true. I’ve struggled in a not so healthy relationship with sugar as far back as I can remember. My mom never kept sweets in the house. She’d make desserts every once in a while, […]

Deconstructed Salmon Falafel with a Tomato & Avocado Salsa

Deconstructed Salmon Falafel with a Tomato & Avocado Salsa

I’ve debated for years over what to call this recipe. It was born out of a failed falafel recipe which turned out to be so much better than what it was meant to be. Basically, it’s a base of cous cous, mashed chickpeas & flaked […]

Healthy Habits: How to Meal Plan like a Pro…

Healthy Habits: How to Meal Plan like a Pro…

I can’t believe that February is almost over, and the beginning of a new month is a great time to get a new habit started. This week I wanted to share one of the most basic, but essential healthy eating habit– meal planning. You may […]

Decoding Food Labels: 3 Simple Tips to Understanding Ingredients

Decoding Food Labels: 3 Simple Tips to Understanding Ingredients

A general rule of thumb is that if the front label on the item of food claims it is healthy, it probably isn’t. A healthy food normally doesn’t need to advertise itself as such because it’s obviously healthy. Because food marketers have begun using more […]