One of the greatest ways people set themselves up to fail in their diets is by skipping or skimping on breakfast and lunch. I’ve covered the importance of a healthy, protein-rich lunch before. As for breakfast: why does a proper breakfast make a difference? Can’t you just eat your calories later in the day? […]
bb approved recipes
Last week I shared some of my best tips to get children to eat the meat, fish, poultry and vegetables that should make up the majority of their dinner plate. I have never understood why mothers are willing to prepare separate meals for the adults and children… at least not as a rule of thumb. […]
Pasta can be a part of a healthy diet! Here are some tips for choosing pasta plus an amazing new way to cook pasta & retain more nutritional value!
Most of my clients drink water during our sessions. I have one client who starts her day with a half-cranberry-half-water with a scoop of fibre supplement. Another client always has a jug of water and a half cup of black coffee for sipping. Everyone is different! Me? Personally, I’m a water gal. Cold. And lots […]
Here’s one of my favourite soup recipes (which also makes great kid or baby food). It’s super low-cal, packs some filling fibre, and the spices add an antioxidant kick and lots of flavour!
Contributed by Belly Bootcamp trainer Beth Beauchemin. I’m just back from a visit out to the family farm in Alberta. I won’t bore you with what we did (suffice it to say that with a toddler son “t-r-a-c-t-o-r” time filled up MANY hours!), but I did spend some time with my mom making healthy – […]
bb approved recipe Yippee! It’s finally hot. Time to cook outdoors! BBQ season can be either a diet disaster (t-bones and baked potatoes slathered in sour cream) or a diet dream (chicken veggie kebabs and salmon steaks). The hot weather tends to quell people’s appetites, so take advantage and enjoy lighter meals courtesy of the […]
Whip up a batch of these simple muffins – delicious & fluffy but easy on the sugar and fat. We heart them spread with natural peanut butter and a cup of tea!
trainer-approved recipes Fish in its natural state can be a bit of an acquired taste. Fish processed and deep fried (of the “filet-o” variety), on the other hand, is of questionable value. Here’s a great compromise: a recipe from my own kitchen for the whole family that’s high-fibre, low-cal and makes perfect fodder for those […]