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How to Make Banana Ice Cream (“Nice Cream”)

April 11, 2021

Banana ice cream was all the rage last summer as it’s a healthy dairy-free alternative to regular ice cream. It is quick and easy to prepare and has only 1 main ingredient – frozen bananas! This healthy snack will last you all summer long. There are so many ways to flavour your banana ice cream […]

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5 Easy Ways to Spruce Up Your Avocado Toast

A few years ago, a breakfast of avocado toast was a treat. Nowadays, it’s become a mainstream staple for many people. I love this breakfast and there are many ways you can spruce it up to add some protein and flavour. See my favourite recipes below for nutrient-packed avocado toast ideas and check out my […]

April 4, 2021

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Are you suffering from Zoom fatigue? Here’s what you can do…

March 28, 2021

Most of us have transitioned from commuting to the office and in-person meetings to sitting at our home office desks and partaking in virtual meetings all day long. At this point, most of us are feeling the “zoom fatigue” effects and this looks like exhaustion, low energy and lack of motivation by the end of […]

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Snacks to Promote Weight Loss – 3 Ingredients or Less!

One of my recommendations when trying to lose weight is incorporating healthy snacks into your diet to increase satiety and boost metabolism. Choosing snacks that are well-balanced is important to ensure you are getting adequate nutrition into your diet without overdoing it on refined carbohydrates or processed sugars that are often found in packaged goods. […]

March 22, 2021

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Top 5 Breakfast Recipes for Weight Loss

March 15, 2021

A balanced breakfast is a great starting point to kickstart weight loss. It is important to include adequate protein at breakfast to help balance your blood sugar, boost your metabolism and ensure you are getting enough protein in your diet. Here are our top 5 breakfast recipes for adequate nutrition and weight loss to start […]

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Healthy Easter Cookies the Whole Family Will Love

Check out these healthy, gluten-free Easter cookies that are fun for the whole family. Using whole food ingredients, these cookies are healthier and lower in refined sugar than what you typically find in the stores around this time of year! Frosted Lemon Easter Cookies Recipe makes 15 cookies. Ingredients: 1 cup + 1 tbsp Bob’s […]

March 8, 2021

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7 Ways to Reduce Waste and Be Eco-Friendlier

February 28, 2021

Water bottles, dryer sheets and plastic grocery bags are convenient, but they are rapidly filling our landfills and causing harm to the environment. Every year, each Canadian produces over 500 kg of waste. Here are some easy suggestions to reduce waste and make your home more eco-friendly. 1. Practice FIFO (first in, first out) You […]

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3 Hearty Winter Stews for Weight Loss

It’s absolutely freezing outside and nothing feels better than a warm bowl of stew at this time of the year. One of the keys to successful weight loss is including a source of protein at every meal. These stews are packed with protein and make for easy meal prep at the beginning of the week. […]

February 22, 2021

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How To Fix Your Sleep

February 14, 2021

Most of us can relate to feeling sleep deprived, groggy and endlessly tired as we maneuver through the workday. We resort to caffeine, mid-day naps and sugary carbohydrates to get us through our daily tasks until it’s time to get back into bed for the night. Did you know that fewer than 6 hours of […]

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The Importance of a Morning Routine (& what mine is)

Are you a morning person? No? Neither was I! Does your current morning look like this?…Wake up…hit the snooze button…10 minutes later jump out of bed and get ready for work in all of 5 minutes…grab a granola bar to eat in the car and pull up to the Starbucks drive-through for some liquid energy? […]

February 8, 2021

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