August 19, 2019

How would you like to get gorgeous hair? Shiny, luscious, Instagram-worthy locks? Who wouldn’t! A lot of products promise it, but truly gorgeous, healthy looking hair, starts within. With what you eat!

Like so many things in life, you get out what you put in. So it makes sense that a lackluster diet is likely to give you… lacklu...

November 19, 2018

It seems like before the first leaf even hits the ground, pumpkin spice EVERYTHING has completely taken over. It’s in lattes, hand soap, donuts… I’ve even seen pumpkin spice dog treats!

Pumpkin spice is great, if that’s your thing. But pumpkin is just one of many types of squash that are in season each fall. Oh, yes! All those c...

October 22, 2018

Do you ever look at a food item like, say, lobster and wonder… what the heck was the first person to eat this thinking??? We know now that it’s delicious, but back then? Did they lose a bet??? We may never know, but suffice it say, these early culinary adventurers were pioneers in the food industry.

This is something that often...

October 3, 2018

Have you ever met someone who was straight up glowing from the inside out? Then you find out they’re vegan and you’re like, “Ah, that’s it.” And go right back to your chicken parm? 

It seems like everywhere you turn, people are talking about how healthy a vegan or vegetarian diet is. And they’re not wrong. You can be amazingly h...

July 23, 2018

Ever find yourself doing really well on your health goals? Like really getting in a groove and thinking, “I got this!” Then your friends or colleagues invite you to lunch and everyone’s getting the ribs, so you get the ribs. With fries. A cheesy appetizer. And there’s bread on the table.

In just one meal you go from “I got this”...

Breakfast is my favourite meal of the day. It's so versatile: it can be sweet or salty and the options are endless. Needless to say I like to keep things interesting. This morning I decided to shake things up and make some apple bread. And the results were... perfection. So guess what! I'm sharing!

Here's the recipe to my super...

March 8, 2018

Remember when Nick and I talked about inflammation?? (If you don't then you can check out the video here)

Here is a SUPER delicious recipe for an anti-inflammatory smoothie that's just great for starting your day on the right foot. 


- 1/4 cup mango

- 1/4 cup pineapple

- 1/2 banana

- 1 inch ginger

- 1/4 tsp turmeric

- 1/4 ts...

March 1, 2018

Have you ever tried turmeric tea? Chia pudding or a matcha latte? Fresh or dried herbs sprinkled on a salad? These ingredients are super easy to add your diet in different ways and all have one amazing thing in common: they help reduce inflammation in your body! 

Inflammation is at the heart of many illnesses and conditions, fro...

February 22, 2018

Who doesn't love guacamole? Packed with avocados, it's a great source of poly- and mono-unsaturated fats, which help with inflammation, are good for your heart and all kinds of other great things. Buuuut... it's still fat. And I know. It's really unfair that a fruit is full of fat, but there we are. 

Even though it's a good fat,...

February 14, 2018

How's the best way to celebrate Valentine's day you ask? With chocolate avocado truffles! You will definitely want to check out this recipe, especially that it's so easy even Nick Drossos can make it.

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