It’s Official: Eat More Plants and Less Meat

The 2019 edition of the Canada Food Guide was released today and the key takeaways are more plants, more plant based protein, more water and less meat and dairy. The Food Guide specifically recommends more water, more plant-based proteins and less meat and saturated fats and less juice. Struggling to think of how to incorporate this into your rotation? Take …

get your sh*t TOGETHER!

Ah January. The party’s over, right? Time to curb the tree, put away the decorations and get serious about all those good intentions to eat healthier. But how about we resist the urge to write up a list of things we WON’T eat and replace it with a list of things we will. Now, put fibre at the top of …

Top Ten Pantry Items

Happy almost New Year! Are you are like me? Have you vowed to absolutely, positively stop counter grazing and eating chocolates, or turkey and stuffing or shortbread every time you pass through the kitchen? If you want to shift to a little more healthful eating, the best place to start is your pantry. A well stocked pantry gives you options …

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Cook your own Chewy, Yummy, Squishy Marshmallows

  It’s that time of year again and baking and making treats tops many of our to do lists. The challenge, if you have kids, is to come up with recipes that they can help with and don’t take too long. I think marshmallows checks both these boxes. If you’ve never made candy before (or used a candy thermometre) don’t …

6 Tips to Make Family Meal Time More FUN

Eating meals together are essential to the physical and emotional health of your family. Is this familiar? You read a great recipe on the weekend and you’re going to introduce something new, healthy and delicious to your family. So you race home from work and hustle hard to get it on the table. And…? Tears, eye-rolling, a lot of pushing …