3 Tips for Controlling Cravings You Need to Know

Potato chips, cookies, chocolate, ice cream, donuts, pasta, pizza - and bacon! Did the mere mention of one of those foods trigger a powerful craving for it? Was your go-to snack food on that list? If it was, stay put for just a little longer before you race for the cupboards, because there are a … [Read more...]

Breakfast Reboot – No More Diets!

Have you ever over-indulged on the weekend and thought, "I'll start my diet on Monday"? If you said yes, then you are aware that this scenario typically ends with feelings of frustration and disappointment. We know that “diets” are not sustainable and usually just leave us feeling tired and hangry. … [Read more...]

What’s In Your Coconut Water?

As you probably know by now - I like to spend a lot of time exercising outdoors, particularly climbing things. Like any of us who enjoy a good sweat, a cold drink is in order after a great workout. Water is always the right answer but I wanted touch on another favourite of mine - coconut … [Read more...]

What 3 Foods Improve Your Mood

If there's one thing that used to get me down this time of year, it's those short, gloomy days and long, rainy nights. I know how it is trying to find time to get out for a run or hit the gym for a little cardio workout. We have busy lives, right? Emails to look after, kids to race off to after … [Read more...]

How to Make a Kick-Butt Smoothie

You've probably heard before how important it is to chew your food. A good, thorough chew makes all the nutrients in your meals more easily available for digestion. If you've been following my work, you already know that easier digestion = more energy throughout the day! But let's be honest. Who … [Read more...]

5 So-Called Health Foods that Might Surprise You

In this day and age of organic, free-range, non-GMO labelling, shouldn’t it be easier than ever to prepare healthy meals for you and your family? In theory perhaps, but the reality is, it’s harder than ever to make the healthiest choices unless you know the questions to ask. During many of my … [Read more...]

Sulphites: What are they?

If you read ingredient labels when you're grocery shopping, way to go! It's a great way to build awareness of what's actually in the processed food you're eating. On the other hand, a lot of it looks like reading something out of a science fiction novel, doesn't it? That's why I started a series … [Read more...]

Do this One Step to Feel Fantastic!

It's getting close to the end of the year, and I know some of you are already thinking about your New Year's Resolutions. Maybe you're planning to slam all those healthy changes you've been putting off into place on the first day of 2014! It's a common impulse. "I'm going to go to the gym, eat … [Read more...]

How Pumpkins Help Your Hormones

It's the season of pumpkin carving! A week from now, the streets will be lined with a multitude of glowing orange faces. Today, in your grocery store, there is probably a huge box of pumpkins sitting in the middle of the produce section. They'll sell like hotcakes until Halloween, then you probably … [Read more...]

3 Gluten-Free Wheat Substitutes

Cereal for breakfast, sandwiches for lunch, burgers, pizza or spaghetti and meatballs for supper. What do all these dishes have in common? If you said wheat, you'd be absolutely right. If there's one food we eat more than any other - in quantity and frequency - it's wheat. It's no coincidence … [Read more...]