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7 steps to conquer your cravings

Do you struggle to tell the difference between a food craving and true physical hunger? If you do, then peel your eyes, because today, I’m sharing some tips to help you spot them both a mile away and help you kick those cravings to the curb. Here we go. Are you really hungry? Food cravings are […]

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Friday Five: Five habits of happy eaters

Is eating the cause of any unhappiness in your life? Does the mere thought of “what to eat” feel so overwhelming, that it’s discouraging to you? Does the pressure of “eating well” or “following the rules” build anxiety within you every time you sit down to a meal? Is this pressure so strong that all you […]

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Six tips for a healthy heart

If you aren’t living with the effects of heart disease today, then you may not feel the urgency of eating a heart-healthy diet. But you should know that the benefits of adopting heart-healthy habits go well beyond your ticker. Eating for heart health also benefits blood vessel health, brain health and virtually every other part […]

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Mini cauliflower crust margherita pizzas

Cauliflower Power Earlier in January on Global Montreal I spoke about the mighty cauliflower and how it was one of the foods to watch in 2014. Cauliflower along with its cousins broccoli, bok choy, kale, Brussels sprouts and cabbage are all part of the cruciferous family, a group of vegetables with a wide range of well-documented […]

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The nasty habit you must quit to reach your goals this year

No, it isn’t carbs. It’s the other C-word. Comparison a.k.a Joy Thief. The nasty habit you must quit to reach your goals this year. It’s difficult to avoid comparison today. Even when you keep your head down and focus, it seems just a few minutes of social media is enough to catch a serious case of […]

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Poached egg over spinach, avocado and portobello mushroom caps

That’s a wrap! 2013 is behind us. The holiday season has officially come to a close. You’re ready and willing to get the New Year on the road. But coming out of a season of overindulgence and out of whack routines can really confuse your healthy eating compass: healthy snacking and meal prep have taken […]

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The Friday Five: Natural Sweeteners

Every wonder if there was such a thing as a healthy sweetener? The fact is this: Healthier sweetener, maybe. Healthy…not so much. That’s because sugar, even when it comes from unrefined or natural sources, still contributes to your  added sugar intake, something that is critical to control in a healthy diet. Yes today’s post is about […]

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Six Signs You’re a Healthful Home Cook

Healthful home cooking is about so much more than performing the odd healthy recipe web search, or cutting the amount of fat or sugar in a batch of muffins.    While I’m not discounting any of these actions, I do believe that healthful home cooking is about more than an outcome (i.e. good-for-you food).   […]

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Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

Maybe there’s a special health nut in your life. Maybe you’re trying to encourage someone on their wellness journey. Maybe you want to jump on the wellness wagon yourself, but need a little incentive. Or maybe you just want to treat yourself. Treat yourself for all the efforts you’ve made this year and how far […]

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Stomach-Soothing Teas

Tummy turbulence, digestive distress and sleepless nights…the hunt for stomach-soothing relief is familiar territory for us all. Whether you suffer from chronic digestive discomfort in the form of IBS or more sporadically, know that there are humble pantry ingredients that have stood the test of time as digestive aids and may be worth keeping on hand […]

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