Ahhh patio season, how I have missed you! There’s nothing I love more than lounging outside on a sunny day. Of course what makes it even better is having a delicious drink in hand. This berry mint iced green tea recipe is an obvious choice (next to a white wine spritzer of course) when it […]
If you’re trying to cut back on calories and avoid artificial ingredients, you can still add flavor to your coffee naturally! I am a huge coffee fan but drinking it black isn’t always my favorite option. Here are a few ways to add a kick to your morning java – while sticking to your clean […]
We all know how important hydration is and getting in the minimum eight glasses a day can sometimes feel like a real challenge. Proper hydration can improve energy levels, help you feel full for longer, do wonders for your hair, skin and nails and provides your body with a proper balance of fluids. Learn to […]
It’s that time of year when all of your neighbourhood coffee shops start advertising the, always popular, pumpkin spice latte – oh and don’t forget the pumpkin muffins, cakes and donuts too. Enjoy the flavour of the season but skip the unnecessary calories and unwanted artificial ingredients. This homemade version of your fall favourite is […]
In the summer all I want to do is sit on my patio and sip on a cool refreshing drink! While a margarita or mojito may sound tempting, I try to keep the alcoholic drinks for special occasions only. Here are a few simple drink ideas that will quench your thirst on a hot day […]
When anyone asks me what my nutrition weaknesses are I always say chocolate, wine and cupcakes. Yes, unfortunately I have more than one! The great news for me, and other fellow wine lovers, is that there has been plenty of research proving that red wine can actually benefit our health. Hallelujah!
Metabolism is a trending buzz word in health and fitness circles and people are always looking for a way to amp it up, increase the rate, or add fuel to their fat burning fire! As a result, a number of products or supplements are being sold that claim to be “metabolism boosting.” Unfortunately, their effects […]