It’s time once again for my annual breakdown of the WORST nutrition trends of the past year.
Welcome to part 3 of my at-home fitness challenges! This week we’re taking on the lower body with my 1-minute squat challenge. This fitness test is uber-simple, takes only one minute to complete, and is a great tool to regularly assess your lower body strength.
So, it’s the final day in October which means it’s time for my last Pumpkin recipe! Did I save the best for last? You’ll have to try them all and decide!
It’s almost October, which means pumpkin EVERYTHING season is officially in full swing!
Unfortunately I’m writing this post on September 24th and it already feels like we’re well into fall in Manitoba.
Fall is here which means most of us have returned from the backyard BBQ and doing most of our cooking indoors once again. It also means back to the busy weeknight grind, with packed schedules and little free time for meal prep. Quick meals are an absolute necessity and unfortunately we tend to fall into … More Recipe: Sweet and Sour Turkey Meatballs
For a long time now nutrition science has supported the notion that we should be eating more plants. Plant foods include fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, beans, nuts, and seeds.
Raise your hand if you currently have at least 5 bananas sitting in your freezer. I know I do! But not anymore after making this delicious whole wheat banana bread with chocolate chips! Don’t get me wrong, I love bananas! But I really only like them when they’re barely ripe. Like still a tad green … More Whole Wheat Banana Bread (with chocolate chips!)
This review and taste panel was done completely independently with no sponsorship from any brand of protein bar. If there’s one question I hear most often from clients, family, friends, or anyone else I may cross paths with, it’s what I think about protein and energy bars. As a Dietitian, Personal Trainer, and active gal … More Everything You Need To Know About Protein Bars (including which ones you should buy!)
If there’s one thing I can’t get enough of, it’s BBQ season! Especially here in Manitoba where summer can always seem too short. We like to take full advantage and cook outside on the grill as much as possible. To me, burgers are one of those meals that I could eat almost everyday. By switching … More Recipe: Beet and Black Bean Burgers (vegan)