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4 Recipe Ideas for National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day!

In honour of National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day (April 12), I shared four recipe ideas with Global Calgary that are nourishing and pleasing. Back when I was living my life with a dieting mindset, grilled cheese sandwiches were foods that I labeled “bad,” or foods I thought I shouldn’t have. It’s amazing how this has shifted [...]

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Vegan Carrot Apple Bran Muffins

Try this: Vegan Carrot Apple Bran Muffin

Go for the donut over the bran muffin, unless you're making these Vegan Carrot Apple Bran Muffins below (or unless you LOVE commercial bran muffins and you'll savour every bite). Yup, it's true: commercially prepared bran muffins have a bit of a health halo, meaning they are thought to be healthier than they actually are. [...]

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Coconut and Pom Chia Pudding

Try this: Coconut And Pom Chia Pudding

Looking for a dessert, snack, or breakfast dish that tastes great AND is a good source of fibre, check out this Coconut and Pom Chia Pudding. I recently spoke of the benefits of fibre and shared the gist of this awesome recipe on Global news - you can view the Global video by clicking here. Chia seeds [...]

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3 Steps to Mindful Meal Planning, Made Easy

What's for dinner? Good question. It's five o'clock. You had a long day at work. You're tired, hungry, and wish some magical health food fairy had something delicious awaiting your arrival home. Hmmm, if only. You think: "I should stop by the grocery store, pick up some healthy ingredients, and whip up some dinner.... but [...]

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Weight Loss is Hard

Weight Loss is F*cking Hard

I’ll admit, you just about didn’t get today's video. After I recorded it, my monkey mind kicked in to tell me I’d be judged pretty hard for visibly holding back tears, being real, honest, and perhaps using a few too many F-bombs. But... I think a lot of you will resonate {and certainly some might be [...]

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When is the perfect time to start eating better?

So often I get asked: “will it be better to focus healthy eating when I’m back from my holiday? I want to enjoy it!” Or… “what makes the most sense: starting now or in a couple weeks when my calendar is more cleared?” Timing matters. Today's video is all about eating better and when to start. [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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