fuel

3 recipes to help you power up your plate with awesome nutrition

What the heck does it mean to "power up your plate?" Well, it means to consider food quality when you make choices about what's for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. "Quality counts" is the theme for Week 2 of Nutrition Month 2016 in Canada and today, I'd like to share with you 3 ways to boost [...]

flavour food fuel fun Nutrition Recipes

5 mindful eating tips to help you enjoy food MORE this holiday!

Often I’m told this time of year: “Why bother thinking about mindful eating. I just want to have as much as I want…” or “I have absolutely no willpower. I just LOVE food too much...” or “I’m just going to skip lunch to save up for the big family dinner…” There seems to be this thought [...]

body love flavour food fuel fun holiday mindful eating Mindfulness mindset Nutrition wellness

Are you making these 3 mistakes {that are keeping you in eating overwhelm}?

In my last post, The #1 thing holding you back from health this season, I wrote about how I think uncontrolled eating and poor health over the holidays is caused largely by overwhelm. It is difficult to make decisions to support health when life feels chaotic and there are tempting treats everywhere! If you struggle [...]

flavour food fuel fun holiday mindful eating Mindfulness mindset Nutrition wellness

The #1 thing holding you back from health this season…

December is a difficult month to stay healthy. In fact, it can feel almost impossible. You’re extra busy at work, holiday parties are abundant and indulgent treats seem to exist everywhere you look. You don’t have enough time to plan and prep your meals, enough energy to move your body, or enough willpower to control [...]

food fuel fun holiday mindful eating Mindfulness mindset Nutrition wellness

5 Steps to Loving Your Body, Even After a Binge

I recently received an email from a dear client and friend that went something like this… I am sitting here with a lovely tummy ache as I have just indulged in a pile of leftover Halloween chocolates because I am trying to complete this darn project and I am frustrated. And I am even more [...]

body love food fuel fun mindful eating Mindfulness mindset Nutrition wellness

Barley, Bulgur, Teff, and More! Why and how to cook with grains {recipes inside}!

Grains can sometimes get a bad rap, but there's no need! Whole grains are rich in nutrients like energy, fibre, vitamins, and minerals. Including grains in your meals can help you to feel full and satisfied. In case you missed it, here is the interview with Global Calgary that's ALL about grains! Your browser does [...]

food fuel Nutrition Recipes wellness

To weigh or not to weigh? {The most vulnerable post I’ve written about my relationship with the scale.}

Today, I did something I haven’t done in months. I weighed myself at the gym. 152.3 lbs. The most I’ve ever weighed in my life. And I just worked out, sweat my face off, wasn’t wearing much for clothes, and hadn’t had a full breakfast. {Before you get all judgey on me (I know at [...]

food fuel mindful eating Mindfulness mindset Nutrition wellness

Tips for Healthy + Organized Meals and Snacks

The summer is coming to an end, kids are back at school, and you're trying to get yourself organized and into a healthy routine. Since September is the new January, there's really no better time to upgrade your eating habits and reap the many benefits of feeling well. Now you probably know a bit about [...]

flavour food fuel fun mindful eating Nutrition Recipes wellness

Top 10 Favourite Mindful Eating and Living Resources

On the regular, clients, friends, and colleagues ask me about my favourite resources and tools to support mindful eating and living. Let me tell you, there are many! From books and apps to kitchen appliances and dish-ware to programs and services.... the list goes on and on. So in an effort to start somewhere, I am [...]

flavour food fuel fun mindful eating Mindfulness mindset Nutrition Recipes wellness

4 Tips to Help You Make Empowered Food Choices

Recently, I asked the following question in the Mindful Eating Challenge and Fuel, Flavour, Fun! For Life Facebook Groups: What is your biggest summer eating struggle? “My biggest struggle is feel like every day is a time to celebrate with more dessert or drinks!” “My biggest struggle is the appetizer menu! I have a group [...]

flavour food fuel fun mindful eating mindset Nutrition

Previous Posts Next Posts