It’s Heart Health Month! I talk a lot about hormones and blood sugar balance, so what does blood sugar balance have to do with heart health? Continue reading “LoveBites: Blood Sugar Balance and its Effect on Your Heart Health”
This. Was. SO. Good.
Healthy, homemade, low-sugar, high-protein frozen yogourt! Continue reading “LoveBites: Strawberry PB&J Nice Cream [Recipe Post]”
Sunday mornings are for smoothie bowl brunches!
This chocolate peanut butter one features fresh market raspberries and Hippie Mylk’s new oat milk from the Westboro farmers’ market! Continue reading “[Recipe Post] Cafe Brunch Smoothie Bowl”
Who loves lion’s mane? This girl!
I’m excited to try this drink mix from Botanica Health! Have you tried it? Continue reading “[Recipe Post] Lion’s Mane Brain Power Slushy”
It’s a rich dark green (or blue), it comes from the sea, and chances are you’ve seen it listed as a component in at least one food or beverage item at your favourite plant-based hotspot.
Spirulina is popular in whole-food plant-based diets, and not just because it’s fun to say. So why is it so prevalent in the discussion of nutritious staples to include in a balanced plant-powered lifestyle? Continue reading “Spirulina: Why it’s a Hot Topic in WFPB Food Talk & Why You’ll Want to Try it Too [Recipe Post]”
This past summer I had the opportunity to sample some lovely locally-produced plant mylk. I loved playing and making new recipes with it.
Hippie Mylk, which you can find at Ottawa farmers’ markets and now in select health food stores, most definitely also passes the smoothie test! It’s creamy, naturally just a little sweet, and high in protein and healthy fats (you know I’m all about those #healthyfatsftw). Continue reading “I’m Your Wild Girl! White Chocolate Ch-Ch-Ch-Cherry Bomb Smoothie Bowl [Local Product Feature, Part 2]”
I’m no stranger to that struggle.
You’re positive that you’re not eating more food or “junkier” food but you’re still gaining weight. And you don’t think you just shrunk your clothes, are PMSing, or haven’t taken a good poop. How could this happen?
You’re not going crazy. You’re not alone. Continue reading “When You Haven’t Changed Anything… But Your Pants Don’t Fit”
Short answer: super magical.
But what exactly is it about coconut oil that makes it so magically healthy? And which type is best? Continue reading “Coconut Oil: Madness or Magic?”
I’ve written about comfort food before. So you likely know that I’m not opposed to including a handful of favourites in your meal repertoire for those rainy afternoons, those #selfcaresaturdays, those “just ‘cause” moments.
I get a warm nostalgic feeling when Continue reading “Comfort Food Grows Up [Local Product Feature, Part 1]”
There’s actually a reason I ask every client I see about their poop.
(Totally unrelated aside: my job is so glamourous, peeps.)
You might already know that your poop can reflect your physical – and sometimes even emotional – health.
You may get constipation or have diarrhea when you eat something that “doesn’t agree with you,” or when you’re super-nervous about something. Maybe you even find you need to go 3+ times in the 2 hours before your end-of-semester graded recital with staying in your program on the line. Maybe this accurately describes my own life in university with performance anxiety. Maybe that’s TMI. Maybe we’re moving on now…