December 29, 2016

I recently went to a conference in Ottawa that focused on the prevention and treatment of childhood and adolescent obesity. The conference had a specific focus on the interplay between physical and mental health. A couple of the presentations (one in particular by Dr....

December 22, 2016

I truly believe that food is so much more than the nutrients it provides our bodies. Food is symbolic, it represents our culture, it helps create traditions (think about this holiday season, what are you waiting to eat, what food makes it feel like the holidays?) We en...

December 19, 2016

In my last blog post I talked about holiday food traditions and how I started my very own holiday food tradition. Last christmas I started making granola gifts for people I work with, family, and friends. It's my foodie way of saying happy holidays!

I am shari...

December 14, 2016

I think almost every family has their own holiday food traditions. For me, it is impossible to think about the holidays and not think about the food that goes along with it.

Take a minute and think about your holiday meals, is there something you just have to have? For...

December 9, 2016

Happy international brownie day folks!! :) I love to bake, it is one of my favourite things to do, but I also love to make baking healthier when possible. I mean who doesn't love a sweet treat that is actually good for you? I sure do!

A few months ago I came across a bl...

December 5, 2016

I am a huge salad fan when they are filled with a variety of things. I really enjoy when salads are full of different textures and flavours and create bursts of flavour in my mouth (or else the truth is  they can be pretty boring otherwise). So, I have created a salad...

December 1, 2016

It's the holiday season so whoop de-do and and hickory dock and don't forget to hang up your sock, cause just exactly at twelve o'clock he'll be coming down the chimney now (okay, enough of that).

It's December 1st folks and I have a recipe that will be sure to satisfy...

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