A couple weeks ago I discussed the importance of sleep, claiming it to be just as important as being active and eating well when it comes to your health. So, what can you do to improve your sleep? Today I am sharing my top 5 tips to improve your sleep routine and hopefully improve your sleep too! 1. Reduced screen time before bed (circadian rhythm) Our circadian rhythm is our internal clock that keeps the brain and body in sync with the sun. Our clock can be set backward or f
I am a muffin monster (that's right, not a cookie one but a muffin one)! There's something about a freshly made homemade muffin that I just love, especially when they are healthy like these! I had a bunch of beets from the farm sitting in my fridge and I love cooking with them but I was in a baking mood today, so I decided to experiment with some beet muffins (and they turned out amazing). Did you know that beets are root vegetable that are in season almost every month in Ont
If there was something that could help keep you strong and healthy, burn calories and reduce signs of aging, would you do it?
Sounds too good to be true right? Well it isn't. I am sharing the top 5 reasons every woman should strength train. As a dietitian and personal trainer, I am always emphasizing the importance of strength training, especially among women. 1. It will support bone health. Strength training puts a good 'stress' on your bones that helps improve bone dens
Brussels sprouts are in season right now in Ontario, so I am taking full advantage! Growing up my mom always made roasted brussels sprouts with bacon, which reminded me of the other way I like bacon with veggies (in a caesar salad). I recipe tested this and had to share it with all of you. This salad is MAGIC! The flavour is incredible, it's full of nutrients, and the taste is incredibly comforting. Give this tasty and seasonal salad recipe a try, I promise you won't be disap