Summer Spotlight: Watermelon

The summertime fruit options seem endless and I love it! Nothing screams summer like watermelon. Not only is watermelon super hydrating and a great way to replenish your electrolytes but it also offers anti-inflammatory and antioxidant support. Watermelon serves up these essential nutrients as … [Read more...]

Summer Sports & Snacks

I'm very fortunate to live in a place where I am able to be outdoors all year long. Of course for many people that isn't always an option. With summer just around the corner, outdoor activities are available to everyone! I am an avid rock climber and mountain biker. In fact, I've already had 20 … [Read more...]

Easy to Grow Garden – Family Time

It's not always easy balancing out work life and family life. I think we all have had those moments where we realize we aren't spending enough time with the ones we love. Whether it's family or friends, it is really important to make that quality time happen. I always try and come up with creative … [Read more...]

Seasonal Spotlight: Radishes

It's always fun to visit my local farmer's market, not only because of the harmonious atmosphere but also because I look forward to picking up some seasonal veggies and fruit. There is nothing better than bringing home a fruit or vegetable that I haven't used for a while; it always inspires me to … [Read more...]

Have Your Cake & Eat It Too!

Last winter I had the privilege of speaking at a Be Well and Alive event. I spoke about living with more energy, fewer sugar cravings and better sleep without changing your diet, that's right WITHOUT changing your diet. Have a watch and let me know if you think this is an obtainable way to start … [Read more...]

Why You’re Not Losing Weight

The quest to lose weight seems never ending for many people. The problem is that many people focus on dieting as a means to lose weight. They deprive themselves, sometimes almost starve themselves in hope of a quick result. They may get quick result but as soon as they return to their normal eating … [Read more...]

Empower Your Day: Bike to Work

For many biking to work might sound like a bit of a hassle but that being said, if you've never tried it how would you really know? Many cities across Canada (dates vary) participate in Bike to Work Week. This event gives people, who might not normally bike to work, a chance to be a part of the … [Read more...]

The Power of Food, Global Toronto- In the Media

At 26, I was overweight, pre-diabetic and taking multiple prescription drugs; it was then that I decided there had to be a better way to live...and I was right! I am always grateful when I have the opportunity to share my story and hopefully inspire others. A happier and healthier life can start … [Read more...]

Asparagus: In the Raw

Although I tend to exercise outdoors all year round, I have to say that this time of year is one of my favourites. The better weather makes being outdoors an even more rewarding experience. I also love this time of year because so many wonderful fruits and vegetables are coming into season. I wanted … [Read more...]

Get Outside & Play!

It’s easy to feel over-whelmed  with all the things that need to be done in a day. Unfortunately this usually means healthy eating and exercise take a back burner to everything else. The reality is that proper nutrition and a good dose of exercise are crucial for abundant health. Rock climbing … [Read more...]