Coconut Cashew Basil Curry Soup (from Seriously Good Freezer Meals)

Coconut Cashew Basil CurrySoupSeriously Good Freezer Meals

If there is one meal or food I could eat every day, rain or shine, day in and day out, it would have to be curry! Hands down. Like it doesn’t really have any competition (at least in my belly).   Disclaimer: I believe in full, clear and honest disclosure. I received an advance review […]

8 Cheap + Easy Ways to Exercise at Home Indoors When There’s a “Bomb Cyclone” Outdoors

Indoor home exercise ideas

Hi! I hope you’re reading this from Panama or Jamaica or somewhere else warm where the temperature is above freezing. It’s currently -30 Celsius here (that’s -22 Fahrenheit for my American readers!) and cold enough to kill the new battery in my car and freeze the HOT WATER pipes in my house. Ugh. On top […]

Healthy, Organic, Ready-to-Eat Meals in Toronto? Fresh City Farms to the rescue!

When Fresh City Farms contacted me recently and offered me a complimentary shopping spree, I was thrilled to participate! Even though I don’t live in Toronto, I have been a huge fan of Fresh City Farms’ approach to fresh, locally grown, organic food for many years. They are both a city farm and an online grocer […]

Roasted Curried Eggplant Chips (dairy-, gluten- & grain-free, vegan)

Roasted Curried Eggplant Chips

It is fair to say that I can be a bit of an impulse shopper at the grocery store. (And who can blame me if we think back to my recent post in which I mentioned that grocery stores have a well-honed practice of using psychological and other tricks to get us to buy more […]

Coconut Chia Breakfast Parfait with Pineapple-Mango ‘Salsa’ (dairy-free, gluten-free)

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If you’ve ever been to my little foodie corner before, you may know that I kind of adore breakfast! In fact, it might be my favourite meal of the day—and yet for many, it’s a meal that involves a lot of same old, same old, a meal that can be hard to plan for, and […]

5 Simple Ways to Eat Healthier Without Counting Calories

5 Simple ways to eat healthier without counting calories

I’ll be honest: my days of counting calories were pretty much over before they even began. I don’t think it’s an effective way to eat well and I believe food is worth more than the macronutrient sum of its parts. Although I will occasionally calculate daily or macronutrient intakes for clients if they specifically request […]

The Blue Ginger Smoothie (dairy-, gluten- & soy-free)

Blue Ginger Smoothie

A few weeks ago I was prepping some beautiful handouts for a workplace wellness workshop I was delivering outside Toronto. The topic was the basics or building blocks of smoothies (a very popular topic, in my experience!) and I covered tips and tricks on how to turn a smoothie into a satisfying and satiating meal. […]