I’m not sure if there’s a more iconic duo than fall and a good slow cooker stew. Something about that chill in the air and the falling leaves makes me head right to my kitchen and dust off my slow cooker that’s been sitting in my cupboard playing second fiddle to the barbecue since the … More Creamy Roasted Pumpkin Stew
October is here, which means it’s time for Pumpkin EVERYTHING!
We can probably all agree that there’s no single magic pill for good health. We need to eat our fruits and vegetables, get enough sleep, remember to exercise, stay hydrated, the list goes on. But what if we could take a bit of a shortcut? You know, like how we have an extra cup of … More Powdered Greens: Super Food or Super Scam?
Did your fitness routine kinda fall off the wagon over the summer? Getting back into the habit of regular workouts this fall? Wondering if you might benefit from a little “boost” to get those results fast?
If you’re a Beyonce fan, you’ve probably already seen her Netflix documentary titled Homecoming which follows her preparation for her massive 2018 Coachella performance. I know I did! If you’re a nutrition buff, you may also have raised an eyebrow early in the show when Bey talks about her diet leading up to the concert. … More Beyonce’s Coachella Diet is Now for Sale. Should You Try It?
A few weeks ago I came across a company selling a drink mix that you take while you’re fasting to help maintain normal electrolyte balance and obtain essential vitamins, minerals, and amino acids. I laughed out loud because obviously everyone knows that fasting means you’re consuming nothing…right? I even went so far as to call … More Food While Fasting? Can The Right Diet Give You All The Benefits of Fasting Without Going Hungry?
By this point in your training journey, you’ve probably ran…a lot. You’ve also probably eaten… a lot. You might wonder though what should change, if anything about your nutrition plan in the days leading up to your big event. I recently did a segment for Global News Winnipeg about Sport Nutrition for the upcoming Manitoba … More A Sport Dietitian’s Last Minute Tips For Prepping for Race Day Like a Boss
Can your diet be TOO healthy? Can striving for perfection with your eating actually cause more harm than good?
May 2019 Update: Since I officially passed the 1 year anniversary of my new website and blog, I’ve been digging through some of my earliest posts and giving them a little update. Carbohydrates have continued to be a consistently hot topic since I originally wrote about them last year, so I decided to revisit the … More The Truth About Carbs
One of the biggest food trends we’ve seen recently is an increase in the popularity of something called “plant-based eating”. Often synonymous with a vegan diet, plant-based eating is exactly what it sounds like… a diet made from mostly plants!