Are You Being Fooled by Your Eggs?

To say that the egg industry is a big business is an understatement. According to a recent Globe and Mail Article, The cage-free egg trend: Is it just a shell game? Every year, there are 40 million boxes of eggs laid – equivalent to about 600 million dozen. In recent years, eggs have become 'good [...]

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6 Ways to Avoid the Dreaded Afternoon Slump

Ever wonder why you experience that afternoon slump. You could be having the most productive day ever and suddenly around 2-3pm you find it hard to keep your eyes open, let alone be productive. It’s actually pretty normal to experience an energy dip around this time. According to ayurvedic and circadian rhythm principles, energy levels [...]

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The Best Dairy Free ‘Milks’ + Recipes!

While I don’t believe dairy is necessarily bad for everyone, there is an increasing number of people with dairy intolerances and allergies out there, myself included. Dairy can cause excess mucous production and inflammation in the body, which can cause some serious tummy issues, exacerbate skin conditions (such as acne, psoriasis) and make you prone [...]

Recipe: Anti-inflammatory Protein Rice Pudding…with no rice!

This recipe is perfect for those looking for an egg free breakfast, and a lower carb alternative to oatmeal. I recently discovered that I’m allergic to eggs - so sad - so I’m on a mission to come up with as many egg free breakfast ideas as possible. If you like rice pudding, you will [...]

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Thinking of a Juice Cleanse this Year? Find out if it’s the Best Choice for You

Juice cleansing is a wonderful way of getting some much-needed vitamins into your body, detoxing from most common allergens and giving your gut a rest. Many people that go on a juice cleanse, report feeling wonderful; lighter, better skin, more energy. But the big question is, do you really need to do a juice cleanse [...]

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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 [...]