One of the biggest frustrations I hear from clients regarding changing their eating habits to a healthier diet rich in real foods is the time and energy spent in the kitchen. I’m not going to lie and tell you that it won’t take more effort than just opening a jar of sauce and tossing it … More 5 ways to SIMPLIFY your meal prep
These flavour and nutrient packed falafel are the perfect snack to keep your little ones’ hunger cries at bay or just as part of your lunch. Unlike the normal falafel that uses chickpea, this one uses pinto or black beans as the base which adds a bit richer flavour and creamier texture. I came up … More Sweet Potato & Spinach Falafel
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 fat profile. They are rich in monounsaturated fats which are … More 5 Minute Guacamole
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? Have you hit a weight loss plateau that you just … More 21 days to Tame Your Sweet Tooth Group Program
Eating real whole foods doesn’t have to break the bank. You don’t have to skimp on protein to save money. Despite 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 eating very healthy despite our minimal budget for food. During … More How to Eat Real Food on a Budget: 5 simple steps to save
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 you can chop them ahead of time. The chopping is … More Chilli & Ginger Beef Stir Fry
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 in almost all of packaged foods (even the ones that … More Decoding Food Labels: Do you really know how much sugar you are eating?