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 and more tricks to get us to buy their products, … More Decoding Food Labels: 3 Simple Tips to Understanding Ingredients

Cheesy Sweet Potato Crackers {dairy & gluten free options}

I don’t know about your family, but my two little boys love crackers. They could eat them all day, but me I’m not a huge fan. To me, they are just filler food with no nutrients to offer, not to mention all of the unpronounceable processed ingredients that aren’t good for you. I don’t really … More Cheesy Sweet Potato Crackers {dairy & gluten free options}

Savoury Sweet Potato Muffins: a perfect protein rich and nutrient dense snack for the whole family

The motivation for creating this recipe came from my frustration with the 3 little words, “Mom, I’m hungry!” I become exhausted trying to find healthy snacks for my boys between meals that are quick and provide extra vegetables and protein. These are two things I feel most of us don’t get the amounts we should … More Savoury Sweet Potato Muffins: a perfect protein rich and nutrient dense snack for the whole family

Banana Beetroot Pancakes {gluten, dairy & refined sugar free}

With Valentine’s Day coming up I wanted to share a healthy way of bringing some fun nourishing pinkness to your breakfast table that is very tasty as well perfect for those with dairy or gluten allergies. These pancakes include 4 eggs and beetroot so not only are you getting a yummy breakfast that everyone loves, … More Banana Beetroot Pancakes {gluten, dairy & refined sugar free}

What about FAT? {part two: how a high fat diet can boost weight loss}

Ever wonder why no matter what you do you can’t seem to lose the weight? You ‘burn’ more calories than you take in, choose the low-fat products over the full fat ones, eat lean meats, avoid butter and wear yourself out exercising to burn fat. This is such a common experience for most of us … More What about FAT? {part two: how a high fat diet can boost weight loss}