Food contains macronutrients - carbohydrates, fat and protein - which are required in large amounts in the diet. These macronutrients provide us with energy for exercise and daily life activites. They also provide the building blocks necessary to make hormones, repair...
The Government of Canada unveiled a new and improved Canada’s Food Guide earlier this week! A upgrade to the recommended food guide has been long anticipated by the health professionals. After nearly 12 years (the last food guide was release in 2007!) it seems the gove...
The holidays are a challenging time of year when you are trying to stay focused on your nutrition and workout routine. Between work parties, family gatherings and other events there is lots of indulgent eating and drinking and less activity than usual. While it’s okay...
Most people know this; you need to exercise and eat well to live a happy and healthy life. One of the biggest challenges faced by individuals on their journey to health is knowing what and how to eat. There is an overwhelming amount of information out there surrounding...
Eating well is key to weight-loss and maintaining a balanced lifestyle, but between misleading labels and tempting treats, healthy buying decisions can be difficult when you visit the grocery store. We put together a few tips to stay on track as you shop.
1 can Black Beans
½ cup Coconut Oil (melted)
½ cup Cocoa Powder
2/3 cup Coconut Sugar
1 tsp Peppermint Extract
¼ cup Dark Chocolate Chips/Chunks
¼ cup Whole Wheat/Oat Flour
¼ tsp Sea Salt
1 tsp Baking Powder
1. FAT MAKES YOU FAT – Contrary to popular belief and mainstream media/marketing tactics, FAT is actually NOT the enemy!! Healthy fats are a very important part of ones nutritional intake and should make up almost a THIRD of your diet! It’s important to learn and under...