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How To Build A Salad Bowl

Is salad your go-to meal option or do you avoid it because the word salad just screams “DIET FOOD” to you? Does it satisfy your hunger and keep your energy levels steady all afternoon or are you hungry within two hours of your last bite? Salads are a very convenient way to load up on nutrient-dense foods. However, don’t be mislead into […]

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Shrimp and Quinoa Alla Puttanesca

I’m a BIG believer in being prepared. Preparation streamlines your activities, increases your chances of success and not to mention the priceless peace of mind that comes with feeling prepared. And we all know that when it comes to sticking with a healthy diet, preparation is key. But what happens when things get in the way of your weekly meal […]

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Fudgy Flourless Pumpkin Brownies

One of my favourite classes back when I was studying nutrition was the food science class. I loved it because it combined my passion for food with my love of understanding how things work. This food science class answered questions like: …What happens to food when exposed to dry heat versus wet heat cooking methods? …How does this affect […]

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Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto and Salmon

People are always searching for simple and speedy ways to add more veggies to their plates. Here’s one for you…ever heard of zoodles? Also known as zucchini noodles, zoodles are almost as fun to say as they are to eat. I myself like to use zucchini noodles as a salad base or as an alternative or […]

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Fish Taco Salad

Ever been to San Diego? I hadn’t been until a just few weeks ago. In fact, I had never been to the West coast at all, so I was quite excited to finally head down. It was fantastic. The weather was prefect and the food was full of my favourite things; fish tacos, fresh seafood, California […]

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Berry Smoothie Bowl

Smoothies have a lot going for them. They’re quick to prepare. They can be eaten on the go….for breakfast or for snack. They come with endless flavour combinations. They’re an easy vessel for vegetables! (Throw a handful of baby spinach into your next smoothie and I promise your tastebuds won’t notice a thing.) And with […]

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Easy Chia Pudding Breakfast Bowl

I don’t know about you, but whenever Labour day  rolls around I think to myself: “I guess it’s time to put those white pants away. Who made this rule anyway?” or  ” Summer’s ending. It’s time to get back to my usual routine.” Because as much as we all love summer, most of us are now aching to reclaim […]

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Video: Cauliflower Burrito Bowl

I recently returned from a wonderful sunny vacation down south. I’m feeling completely reenergized. Although, I really wish I could have brought some of the hot, sunny weather back home with me (how can it possibly be this cold and grey in August?!).  Instead, I’m sharing something with you that comes pretty close. During my […]

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Video: Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Bowl

Salad is usually thought of as the light and refreshing meal you turn to when you’re trying to keep on track. But why can’t it also be the hearty and satisfying meal you long for at the end of a hard day? Take the salad prepared in today’s Balanced Bowls episode: it’s hearty, filling, FULL of flavour […]

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Six Tips for Healthy Skin + My Summer Glow Smoothie

We live in a world that revolves around treating + medicating + beautifying from the outside-in. It’s all about cover-upping, retouching, injecting, filling, lifting, perfecting, fixing…not exactly confidence boosting. As I get older and inch towards wedding day (a little over one year to go!) I’ve become more and more interested in beauty nutrition, but […]

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