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Cooking in Quarantine

Breakfast You’re either for it or against it, breakfast. I encounter a lot of people that say they don’t have time to make breakfast before work and typically grab something on the go. Often times those choices are calorically dense and lack nutrients. A lack of...

7 Summer Nutrition Tips to Enjoy the Season

Summer is here. Vacation, gardening, hosting backyard barbecues, beaches and enjoying a cold one are staples for any good summer. Summer events can often be filled with creamy salads, pop, chips, ice cream, cocktails and beers. You can still enjoy your summer...

Six Simple Steps to Super Smoothies

Smooth, refreshing, packed with vitamins, minerals and macronutrients, smoothies are a great way to hit nutritional targets. While on the go, they can be a convenient beverage to keep you satiated when there are large gaps between meals. And don’t forget, they are a...

What’s so Great About Avocados?

Unlike most fruits that are mostly carbohydrates, the avocado is high in healthy fat making them a very unique member of the fruit family.  Approximately 77% of the calories in an avocado come from fat, known as oleic acid.  This monounsaturated fatty acid has been...

Cook, Hang, Play, Reminisce this Father’s Day

Dad. Father. Pop-pop. Whatever you might call the ol’ guy is irrelevant, this is finally his day! Often buried in the holiday hierarchy somewhere near the bottom of the list, correction: after looking through Canadian holidays, it’s the clear ‘winner’ for last place...