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My Relationship with Food: A Journey to Loving Myself

by Heather Davey, F + F Nutrition Coach I have always wanted to become a nutrition coach on some level or another. Growing up Ihave had my own struggles with food and body image. I have been told that I eat too much. I eattoo fast. I wasn’t allowed to leave the table until all…

Messing with Salad Dressings

Salad dressings are a fast and easy for adding flavour and flair to an otherwise simple salad, and they can really enhance the flavours you’ve already added, as well. For example, the miso dressing we’ve featured below does an amazing job of bringing together a salad with sliced Asian pears and crispy tofu. When it…

What is Body Composition Testing?

It can be frustrating to step on the scale and see no change, but while it’s natural to want objective feedback on your progress, body weight shouldn’t be your main focus. Body composition testing uses in-depth measurement tools to calculate lean mass and body fat. It is a preferred method for accuracy and can be…

What’s Up with Sugar Subs?

If your goal is to reduce sugar in your diet, then limiting consumption of regular soda, candy, and other high-sugar foods is always a good idea. However, there are less obvious high sugar culprits that many of us consume without thinking twice about, and cutting down on these can be much more tricky. When faced…

Valentine’s Day Desserts

You may be thinking it’s a litttle early for planning an at-home Valentine’s day, but I think it’s safe to say that with all the time in the world that many of us have right now, having something to look forward to can’t be a terrible idea. Whether you’re celebrating with your SO, having a…

Jumping for Ginger

Ginger has been used across many forms of traditional medicine to help various symptoms such as an upset stomach, common colds, and nausea. If you’ve ever wondered why the taste and smell of ginger is so strong and distinct, you may be interested to know that the culprit is a naturally occurring oil called gingerol….

Calling on Calcium

It’s common knowledge that calcium is good for your bones and prevents osteoporosis. We’ve also all been told that that dairy is rich in this essential mineral. We’re not here to discount any of these facts, but rather to expand on them a little… The role calcium plays In order to circulate blood, move our…

Walk It Out

If you are finding yourself struggling with finding the energy to exercise, you are not alone! This year has been a tough one for most. Finding the time or motivation for self-care is understandably difficult when there are barriers such as gyms closing or lowering their capacity, but we also can’t forget to acknowledge the…

Mindful Eating

What is mindfulness? We know that the definition of “mindful” is to be aware of something. It could be towards others’ feelings, such as to be mindful not to offend or hurt someone. It could also refer to being mindful of your surroundings if you are in or entering a potentially dangerous situation such as…

Everything But the Turkey

We wouldn’t attempt to interfere with your turkey cooking methods, never! But we do have a few delicious and health-conscious holiday food and snack ideas that you may wish to pick and choose from this year. Check them out! 2-Ingredient Biscuits Ingredients: 1 cup cassava flour 1 tsp baking powder 2 tsp baking soda 1½…

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