Category Archives: NUTRITION

CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER CUPS AND CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT CUPS

  Unless you don’t like chocolate then I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like the combination of either chocolate and peanut butter or chocolate and peppermint, and if you are like me, you LOVE both.  These healthier alternatives to the conventional peanut butter cups and peppermint patties that are full of refined sugar, preservatives, emulsifiers,… Read More


7 HEART HEALTHY TIPS

February is Heart month, but before we get into all the tips that help protect you from heart disease, let’s take a look at some stats sure to make your heart skip a beat. From the Heart & Stroke Foundation website. Every 7 minutes in Canada, someone dies from heart disease or stroke Heart disease… Read More


MINT CHIP PROTEIN BARS

These protein bars are PHENOMENAL, moist  but yet crunchy and best of all, easy to make.  The nice thing about these bars is that if I feel like making them 100% plant based I can, and if I want to keep them raw, I can do that too. Many store bought protein bars are full… Read More


HEART HEALTHY POMEGRANATE

Hey gang, ’tis the season in which we find bushels of pomegranates in our grocery stores, their tangy seeds infiltrate our favourite salad toppings and thanks to Oprah, we even use their juice to make Martinis. By now, most of us know that pomegranates are generally considered an extremely healthy fruit for just about everyone.… Read More


GINGERBREAD BARS

Gingerbread Bar, OH SNAP! Today’s recipe was inspired by the sudden jaw drop I experinced this morning after looking in my gym bag and noticing all the protein bar wrappers at the bottom.  I knew this past year of attending classes, countless study hours, time spent on projects and of course client case studies had… Read More


COCONUT YOGURT

I have never been a fan of traditional yogurt but this dairy free version is AMAZING!  Similar to its dairy counterpart, it is versatile in that it can be used straight up as a meal, as part of a parfait, a dip for vegetables or throw it on almond or flax seed bread.  Those looking… Read More