We love BBQ season as much as the next Canadian family, but some days in spring are still cool enough to open the windows and fire up the oven. Case in point: spring 2013. Which – basically – has sucked. Yesterday it was cool and rainy and the perfect chance to turn what was going […]
bb approved recipes
This is a protein-packed breakfast or lunch that is not only delicious and simple, it can help you slim down for summer and avoid sugar cravings later in the day.
The sun is shining and it’s finally starting to get warm in Toronto, and for some reason that made me want greasy fried things… So I drove past the McDonalds that sits 3 blocks from my house and came home to make this bowl of yumminess for lunch. This is a spin on fried rice […]
Everyone is always very curious about how a personal trainer ACTUALLY eats. There are all types of personal trainers with all kinds of eating habits. I’ve worked with trainers who ate all day from strange little containers of seeds, sprouts, veggies and more and virtually never ate anything cooked, let alone prepared. I’ve also worked […]
This chocolate olive oil cake is rich in healthy fats and totally gluten-free! It was simple enough to make quickly, with help from my kiddos, tasted delicious, and lasted several days for secret late-night snacking. 🙂
Quinoa cooks as easily as rice and packs a protein punch to help fill you up & maintain your muscle tone! Try this yummy quinoa recipe that’s a hit in my house.
So I’ve been on a bit of a liquid diet since last Friday as I had my four wisdom teeth extracted Saturday afternoon. Good times. Check that one off the list. You have probably heard me say before that I am not a big supporter of protein powders and supplements in general. Let me just […]
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? […]
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!