3 Reasons Why Alcohol will Sabotage Your Goals

Did you drink too much over the holidays?   You may have had the best intentions not to overdo it, but you know how it goes. Our intention to have just one drink turns into two, followed by much more. Plus many days of repeating the same scenario!   So now it’s the new year, [...]

Healthy Holiday Truffles for Energy!

Sweet treats don’t have to be bad for you, it’s all about using the wholesome ingredients so your blood sugar doesn’t take a hit.   There is a huge difference between cookies made with processed ingredients, which are empty calories vs a cookie that your body can actually use for energy! These energy truffle recipe [...]

Not What You Eat, but How You Eat – Could Save You From Gaining Weight Over the Holidays!

We all hear what to eat tips all the time. From specific foods we should be eating to what proportions of macronutrients we should have at every meal. While all of this may be great information and can certainly help you feel better and get healthier, it may all be in vain without looking at [...]

Why I Gave Up Coffee for Matcha Tea

I have a confession to make: For many years I have been a complete lover and addict of coffee. Love the smell, taste, and the energy boost I get from it! I’ve been drinking coffee since high school, with my palate becoming more refined over the years and graduating to only good quality french press [...]

A drop of this can boost your immune system, energy and so much more!

Several years ago, I was lucky enough to be introduced to essential oils by a friend of mine.   I must admit, at first, I just didn't believe the hype. Despite his constant talk and praise of essential oils, I was skeptical that they could be used for anything other than aromatherapy.   But one [...]

A Healthy Halloween + Recipe!

Halloween is just around the corner. I hope that you’re all stocked up with you favourite candies! Wait what! Just kidding!   I have a love-hate relationship with Halloween. I love seeing all the cute little kids dressed up, but hate the junk associated with it. Personally, if I had it my way, I would [...]

Is eating too little stalling your goals?

You may be very surprised when I tell you that one of the biggest issues I see with how most people eat, is that they don’t eat enough!   Yup! Sounds weird right? It is especially weird, considering that there are so many people out there trying to lose weight, get healthier, or gain muscle. [...]

Defy Gravity with this Booty Workout Series – Part 3

Ok, it’s time to workout! In Part 1 of this series I talked about glute anatomy and why having shapely butt is not just about aesthetics, and then in Part 2 about the fundamental movements and stretches to improve range of motion and reduce the incidence of injury.   Now, it’s time to get your [...]

PROTEIN CHOCOLATE CHIA SEED PUDDING

Who wants chocolate pudding?!  I do! This recipe is loaded with awesome ingredients! Chia seeds are high in fiber, so they are great for digestion.  They are also a great source of calcium, manganese, protein and plant-based omega-3 fatty acids. Coconut Milk is a great source of healthy saturated fats, which is necessary for hormone [...]