Adopting a healthier lifestyle can be tough – it means breaking old habits, embracing new foods and often times getting better acquainted with the kitchen.
When it comes to healthy eating, it seems that failing to plan really is planning to fail. Having some go-to recipes is incredibly important. Eating the exact same foods every day is likely to leave you feeling bored and deprived. We need variety! Continue reading →
Between work, family/social commitments, getting kids back into a routine, homework assignments and extracurricular activities, fall can be an incredibly hectic time of year. Many parents are left time-starved and feel drained at the thought of packing lunches and preparing after school snacks. It can also be challenging to find inspiration for healthy snacks that kids actually want to eat.Continue reading →
I’ve always had a weak spot for pancakes, waffles and pastries. As a result, enjoying breakfast seemed to be particularly tough after going gluten free. As I began to learn more about how high-sugar breakfasts contribute to overeating, mood swings, blood sugar imbalances and hormone fluctuations though, I quickly began to see the benefit in embracing healthier options.
While these days I usually opt for breakfast dishes that include lots of greens and healthy fats, I must admit I love to indulge in a good breakfast ‘treat’ from time to time. Continue reading →
Although I often avoid sweets, I always have a few ‘treat’ recipes on-hand to help me stay on track. (Hey, if I’m going to indulge, I’d much rather it be with something that tastes great but doesn’t contain weird ingredients or any dietary triggers for my MS.)Continue reading →
One of the things I love about the internet is the access it provides to healthy variations of almost any recipe. A quick search online and chances are someone out in cyberspace has come up with a healthier alternative to your favourite chocolate bar, cookie or fast food burger. The options are endless and healthy eating no longer equates to the typical veggies you’d expect to find in a salad bowl.Continue reading →
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