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November 19, 2017

A lot of people ask me what they should eat after a workout, so here's an example of what I ate for lunch today after my weights session:

- 1 serving of protein (200g baked salmon)

- 1 serving of vegetables (steamed asparagus)

- 1 serving of carbohydrates (steamed po...

June 3, 2017

Today I want to share with you one of my top tips to ensure that you have a source of clean food at home ready for when you are either pressed for time or were not planning to cook ... and it is to keep some good quality already-cooked FROZEN meats in your freezer at a...

January 14, 2017

Nutella, the popular hazelnut spread, is being removed from supermarket shelves around the world because of a report suggesting one of its ingredients, palm oil, is linked to cancer (here is the link to the story).

While more studies need to be done to confirm these cla...

December 4, 2016

It’s that time of the year again when we reunite with family, friends and loved ones to celebrate the Christmas holidays. This is a time to rejoice, reconnect, reunite and restore – but also a time for over-indulgence. Eating and drinking take center stage, sometimes a...

April 18, 2016

Last night I had dinner at Open Farm Community restaurant, near Dempsey Hill.

 

It came highly recommended by friends who loved the food and the ambiance.

 

I must say, they did not oversell the experience!

 

The dishes I ate were lovely - full of flavour, texture and ... be...

April 12, 2016

 

Guacamole

Ingredients:

2-3 ripe avocadoes

A handful of cherry tomatoes

Juice of 1 lemon

2 tbsp of vinegar

Salt, pepper and paprika to taste

Optional: 1/2 onion

 

Combine the avocados, cut tomatoes, onion (optional), lemon, vinegar and spices and mix in a blender or by hand in...

November 15, 2015

As Thanksgiving gets closer, pumpkin season is in full swing!

 

Today, I want to share with you a recipe for a healthy seasonal treat that both kids and adults will love. It's super simple to make and it's packed full of good nutrients!

 

It's also gluten and dairy free. I...

August 9, 2015

When it comes to preparing meals - who doesn't like to take the 'quick and easy' option?

 

I'm here to tell you that the 'quick and easy' can be delicious - and nutritious - as well! 

 

Don't fall into the trap of take-outs or fast food deliveries - when you can prepa...

August 1, 2015

Here's a guide to grocery shopping for the 5 essential items in a Paleo diet: 

 

1. Fruits and Veggies - Contrary to popular belief, greens are essential to a Paleo eating diet! Which greens should you buy organic and what are the 'Dirty Dozen'?

 

2. Meats and Fish -...

July 18, 2015

 

'The Paleo Diet' has been getting quite a lot of press over the last few years. You might be wondering what exactly is this ‘new’ diet? Maybe you’re also wondering if you too, like many others, should get on the bandwagon? Let's take a look at what Paleo eating is all...

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