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Raw vs. Cooked Veggies

To cook your veggies or not to cook your veggies: that is the question. At some point, many of us have altered our diets in one way or another. With so many plant-based meal plans circulating the web, one would be hard-pressed to find someone who hasn’t dabbled in some sort of vegan or veggie-focused…

Natural Sugar Substitutes

Sugar is one of the most talked-about topics in the world of nutrition and weight loss. Added sugar has been linked to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and many other serious health issues. What happens when you eat too much sugar? Eating too much sugar has numerous negative effects on your body. It can interfere with…

A Closer Look at Cooking Oils

The number of different cooking oils available to us these days may be overwhelming if we don’t know what to look for. Do you need something with a high smoke point? Are you watching your cholesterol? Do you want something neutral flavoured, or do you want the oil to infuse some flavour into your dishes?…

Refreshing Drinks for Patio Lounging

Patio season may look a little different this year – but the fun cocktails and refreshing drinks don’t have to go anywhere! We have picked out a few of our favourites, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, to share with you. Our main concern when it comes to making the right beverage choice is sugar content, but…

Why is Individualized Nutrition So Important?

Individualized Nutrition What’s the ideal diet? Keto, fasting, high carb? The most common question asked by clients is “What diet protocol is best for me?” The answer, as frustrating as it may be, depends.  Most importantly, what is sustainable for the individual? What can they do consistently over time? What type of foods do they…

All About Dry Brushing

As of recent, the Ayurvedic medicine practice of dry brushing has been touted by celebrities (I’m looking at you, Gwyneth Paltrow) and other figures in the wellness community as a practice that, with regular use, can fix a host of issues including the slight ripples in our skin referred to as cellulite. This is most…

Plant-Based Sources of Protein

If you have ever made the decision to eat vegan, vegetarian, or simply aimed to eat more plant-based, you’ve probably been asked, “But where will you get your protein?” The common belief that we must be reliant on meat, eggs, or dairy to fuel our bodies with an adequate amount of protein is simply untrue,…