Halloween has been my favorite holiday for the longest time. Although I’m not a scary movie fan I do love the Halloween classics like Frankenstein and Dracula, not to forget to mention The Nightmare Before Christmas. These movies however require festive treats to go with them. Here are my top five favorite recipes and food
St. Patrick’s day is coming up, I hope you are just as excited as I am. Green is my favorite colour so I have always gotten pretty excited to celebrate the holiday since I was little. Now that I’m old it seems that this grade school tradition has been exchanged with drinking green beer. However,
On this romantic holiday, one food item that is part of most people’s Valentine’s Day treats is chocolate. But what is chocolate? How’s it made? And what’s the difference between the three types (white, milk, and dark)? And does it even matter?
Yes, desserts can be healthy, I know that’s a big statement so let me explain. Dessert can be part of a healthy diet and is something that I do include as part of many of my client’s meal plans. My reason is adherence, or how well someone can keep to the changes they are trying
Did you make the resolution to eat better this year? Are you feeling a little overwhelmed with the idea of cooking more or making more healthy choices when eating in general? Getting started can seem really daunting, especially when changing the food on your plate. A quick good search about changing your diet can lead
Including treats into your diet may to some seem like recipe for disaster and yes regular, highly processed, high sugar foods can prevent you from meeting your health goals. BUT if the OCCASIONAL treat is added into the diet it can be really important for the long-term success in a healthy lifestyle. Yes, I like
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This is one of my favorite holidays, mostly because green is my favorite colour and that includes the colour of my food. To have a varied diet, we should be eating the rainbow, but let’s just focus on the green food to celebrate this St. Patrick’s Day. Green food include some
When looking for heart health recipes it is important to look for high fiber, good sources of omega 3 and nutrient-dense foods. For more information on the importance of fiber on heart health read last week’s blog post called “Feeding a Healthy Heart”. This week’s post will give more direction on how to actually apply