Nutrition

How to Build an Epic Vegetarian Sandwich

How to Build an Epic Vegetarian Sandwich

With the increasing popularity of plant-based eating, there’s no reason why our sandwiches can’t be more plant-based too. This post will walk you through how to build the most epic vegetarian sandwich that’s high in protein, nutrition and that satisfaction-factor we need to feel healthy and fuelled.

Reclaiming “Healthy”

Reclaiming “Healthy”

What does healthy even mean these days? I discuss why I was afraid to use the word and how I’m reclaiming it. For the longest time, I tried pretty hard to refrain from using the word “healthy” as a descriptor for my blog and my […]

Food Combining: What Is It and Does it Work?

Food Combining: What Is It and Does it Work?

Today we’re talking nutrition. Specifically, we’re talking about a rather hot topic in the health and wellness space right now – a topic known as food combining. To be honest, prior to the last couple of months, I had never heard of food combining. However, […]

5 Ways My Life Improved By Improving My Relationship With Food

5 Ways My Life Improved By Improving My Relationship With Food

Today I’m sharing about how my life improved drastically by improving my relationship with food. Over the last year, I’ve shared more and more about my own journey with my relationship with food. From my early teen years, food wasn’t just food. It was a […]

Intuitive Eating vs. Mindful Eating: What’s the Difference?

Intuitive Eating vs. Mindful Eating: What’s the Difference?

I explain the differences and similarities between intuitive eating and mindful eating, and discuss if one practice is more beneficial than the other. A few weeks ago, I introduced the topic of Intuitive Eating to my blog, mentioning that it’s becoming increasingly popular online and […]

What is Diet Culture?

What is Diet Culture?

You’ve likely heard of diet culture, but you may not realize what it is or how it might be affecting your health. With increasing growth of the non-diet movement over the last couple of years, we hear the term “diet-culture” discussed in news articles, social […]

What is Intuitive Eating? An Introduction

What is Intuitive Eating? An Introduction

You’ve probably heard of intuitive eating, but do you know what it is? Today we’re talking about the origins of intuitive eating and giving an introduction into what it means to adopt the intuitive eating model. I recently recognized that while intuitive eating is something […]

5 Ways to Get Inspired to Cook Again

5 Ways to Get Inspired to Cook Again

Have you ever been in a cooking rut? One month you’re totally on top of your grocery shopping, meal planning, meal-preppin’ game. You’ve got a solid roster of meals that you and maybe your partner or family are enjoying. Suddenly, a new week rolls around […]

Seeds: Little Nutrition Powerhouses

Seeds: Little Nutrition Powerhouses

Flax, chia, hemp, oh my! Seeds pack a plant-based nutritional punch – from healthy fats to fibre, protein and micronutrients the little guys are a great. I love adding different varieties of seeds at my meals, knowing that I’m adding a little extra nourishment – […]

Pre- and Post-Workout Snacks 101

Pre- and Post-Workout Snacks 101

Over the last few months I’ve had a handful of people ask me to write a blog post on pre- and post-workout nutrition for the “everyday” individual. It’s true, a lot of the pre- and post-workout nutrition information out there – especially the ones written […]