Food – friend or foe?

Food friend or foe

Isn’t it funny that something essential to live causes so many of us anxiety, and insecurity? Not to mention confusion!! I don’t think there is any other topic in the world so wildly discussed, with so many opposing points of view being promoted as the “right way”.

 

Then you need to add the very complicated relationships so many of us have with it. We use to celebrate when things are…

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Healthier Alternatives to Cereal to Kick Start Your Day On the Right Foot!

Did you know that sitting down for a bowl of breakfast cereal could be just as bad as going without breakfast altogether? Research shows that eating all-carbs breakfast will create cereal cravings in the afternoon. It’s also likely to make you eat more later in the day. This is what I experience as well.

While breakfast cereal might seem like an easy go to option for it’s quick and easy…

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The Six Benefits of Eating Oatmeal

I didn’t grow up eating oatmeal for breakfast, because we’re “savoury family”, and only discovered it few years ago, and instantly fell in love.

Eating a bowl of oatmeal each morning is the perfect way to start your day off right. Let me just clarify that the oatmeal discussed here is not the instant kind that comes in the different flavours- these are full of sugar. The real stuff is…

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Back to balance post Halloween

I know, I know, Halloween candy just attacked you. And then another 10. It’s all good, seriously☺ And in case you feel slightly sluggish and maybe a little tired after the sugar loaded weekend, here is your next day on the plate to bring your body back to balance. If you can, eat all of these recipes in one day, but even if you include just one, you will…

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Eight easy ways to incorporate protein in your breakfast

Research suggest that eating protein for breakfast helps you lose weight, and from personal experience I know it keeps me full for longer, stops me from snacking mid morning, and from binging at night.

My client recently asked me how to include protein in her breakfast without resorting to protein shakes or eggs every day. (By the way, oats topped with a fried or poached egg is my all time…

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Bounce back after Easter

So how many Easter Eggs did you have? Be honest, I am not going to tell anyone! I am also not going to guilt you into feeling bad about overindulging, because really, there is no point. And there really is no such thing as a guilty pleasure. There is only pleasure. So I hope that no matter how many chocolate eggs you had, you thoroughly enjoyed every single bite.

I…

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What do I eat?

The question I get asked the most often is: “so what do you eat“? I usually answer with a simple EVERYTHING, but that doesn’t cut it in most cases. So I thought today I give you a sneak peak into my day on the plate.

I eat mostly plant based diet, but every now and again – I enjoy eggs. This is my favourite way to have eggs:

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