This past weekend I had the opportunity to not only spend time with family and close friends but as well to reconnect with some very important people in my life and one pretty cool and inspirational legend Donald Jackson. The Peterborough Figure Skating Club celebrated their 70 th anniversary of past, present and future athletes with an exciting gala and meet and great.
This Baked Tuscan Chicken is stupid delicious and is so simple to make!
Dietary fat: is it good or bad? Both. You see, not all fats are created equal.
Diets don’t work – plain and simple!!! For over 20 years I have been working with women in helping them to live healthier and happier lives. My main focus is to inspire them to have a better relationship with their body and food, to live more and weigh less without having to diet again!
As seen on the Today Show….The combination of avocado and salmon is deeply satisfying and full of good-for-you fats and vitamins. Here, the grilled salmon with avocado butter is finished with citrusy sumac and basil. The perfect super food main dish! If you don’t want to grill outside, this dish is easy to make with a grill pan.
When meeting a client for the first time I always focus on asking questions about their health history and their goals going forward. This helps me determine if their goals are realistic and what motivated them to reach out and to talk to me for support. Within a few minutes of the conversation I can tell how dedicated this person will be, the steps we will need to take to achieve these goals, the ...[Read More]
It’s never been easier to connect with someone on the other side of the world, yet it’s so easy to feel disconnected from the people closest to us. We have more tools than ever to simplify tasks and accomplish more things quickly, yet our to-do lists have never been longer. Life is short, and time flies, especially in today’s fast-paced world. These exercises are meant to help you slow down, enjoy ...[Read More]
So often we eat mindlessly. We stuff food into our mouths while working on the computer, watching TV, or when we’re on the run. The pleasure of eating lies in slowing down and fully experiencing all the elements of food. Take some time to explore each of the following during your next meal and notice the difference. The main thing is to have fun, learn something, and understand yourself better.
This is one of my favourite over night oats recipes. It gives just enough rich chocolate flavour to make is seem decadent yet still healthy!
Reduce or eliminate caffeine. The ups and downs of caffeine include dehydration and blood sugar swings, and may cause sugar cravings. Drink water. Sometimes sweet cravings are a sign of dehydration. Before you go for the sugar, have a glass of water and wait a few minutes. Eat naturally-sweet vegetables and fruit to crowd out your sugar cravings. Avoid chemicalized, artificial sweeteners an ...[Read More]
This week’s recipe is one of my favourite go to meals…Quinoa Power Bowl. It is absolutely delicious and packed full of nutrients and LIVE foods!
Pancakes for Breakfast…Yes Please! What a traditional recipe has: Refined carbohydrates, added sugar, added fats and oils, trans fats. What this healthy version has: Protein, naturally-occurring fibre, healthy fats. Like most people, I LOVE pancakes especially topped with Canadian Maple syrup! Unfortunately, traditional pancakes are made with refined flours, added sugars, and poor-quality vegetabl ...[Read More]