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Energy Bites

Energy Bites

Dates are an excellent snack packed with vitamins and minerals. They are an amazing source of energy before a workout or a run. A lot of people find them too sweet to eat on their own but with nuts and other nutrient-dense foods mixed in, they are a delicious little treat to give you just… READ MORE

Vietnamese Chicken Vermicelli

Vietnamese Chicken Vermicelli

Whenever I crave one type of food for long enough, I know its time to recreate it at home in a healthier way. Vietnamese food falls into this category specifically the vermicelli kind. I love the layering of textures in this dish because of the crunchy sprouts, soft noodles and the hearty chicken. Here is… READ MORE

Baked Chicken and Greens

Baked Chicken and Greens

I can live on salad. Absolutely without a doubt, eating salad for the rest of my life would be no problem. The loophole to survival on one food group until the end of time: variety. You can enjoy salads in tons of different ways in many combinations. It helps that they pack a nutritional punch.… READ MORE

Paleo Sweet Potato Breakfast

Paleo Sweet Potato Breakfast

While trying to use up some left over roasted sweet potato, I accidentally created the most delicious paleo breakfast. It is no secret that I absolutely love sweet potatoes. While I try to consume them only on days when I know I will be doing a big cardio workout, they provide many health benefits. I had… READ MORE

Raw Cashew Milk

Raw Cashew Milk

In an attempt to slowly transition into a more vegan lifestyle, I have been making small substitutions to the way I consume some of my uniform meals. Breakfast, as an example, usually consists of oatmeal with milk or yogurt with fruit and granola. One of my first steps was to eliminate dairy which proved to… READ MORE

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

There’s nothing quite like a good old slice of pizza. It is even better when it’s gluten-free and homemade! Cauliflower is the main ingredient in this crust and while it is tasty, there is obviously a slight difference when compared to regular wheat-based pizza crust. I thoroughly enjoyed it and I hope you do too!… READ MORE

Yogurt Pops!

Yogurt Pops!

I am a huge fan of healthy snacking. I am also a huge fan of ice-cream. I put these two loves together and out came popsicles! This is a simple recipe which includes fibre and protein. Looking for a late night snack while watching Boardwalk Empire? Yes, please! Ingredients: 1 cup of greek yogurt 2… READ MORE

Peanut Butter Cups

Peanut Butter Cups

A strong love for peanut butter cups inspired this recipe. This is a healthier take on the popular classic using coconut oil and cocoa powder. These guys have a rich, chocolatey taste which makes it tough to have only one! “The University of Michigan Health System says that cocoa may boost serotonin, which is the… READ MORE

Holy Guapamole!

Holy Guapamole!

Guacamole is a favourite in my world. Im always squeezing the life out of avocados at the grocery store to find the perfect ones for homemade guac. My recipe is super easy and has a little secret trick I use to prevent major onion breath after consumption. “Avocados are high in mono and polyunsaturated fats,… READ MORE

Chicken Soup

Chicken Soup

As soon as fall hits and the temperature drops, I start craving comforting, homemade soups. My ultimate favourite is chicken soup. My grandmother used to make the best chicken soup for sick days when my brother and I were younger. I miss her hands. She put her own spin to the classic soup by adding… READ MORE

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