Summer Glow Smoothie

Summer Glow Smoothie

As much as I love a good green smoothie in the morning, I’ve been getting a little tired of my tried-and-true’s. Sometimes the best results come out of whipping up random stuff – and that was certainly the case with this smoothie!

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Boxes of produce

Wine and Dine in the Okanagan

When it’s all farm-to-table, where do you go?

Kelowna is so well known for its fresh produce, locally sourced foods, and great healthy, organic dining options. The selection is great, but how do you know where to go when they all look so good?! Continue reading “Wine and Dine in the Okanagan”

Kelowna, British Columbia

A Wellness Weekend in Kelowna

Fitting in with Canada’s fittest city

A and I spent a few days in British Columbia’s beautiful Okanagan region last week and had the chance to experience some of the best amenities and activities the waterfront town has to offer.

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Popcorn

The Best Store-Bought Snacks

What do I reach for when a snack attack hits and I’m out and about?

As a real- and whole-foods advocate, I’m all about championing homemade meals, cooking and baking from scratch, and using the best quality, non-processed ingredients. Continue reading “The Best Store-Bought Snacks”

Turmeric ice cream

Spotlight on Turmeric: How to add it into your diet

It’s the hot spice du jour! But it’s not actually hot – a major plus in my books.

It may be tough to spell (there are two ‘”r’s” in it, people!), but it’s super easy to incorporate into your diet.

Turmeric spice

If you don’t already know, turmeric is all the rage these days – and for good reason. It’s a powerful anti-inflammatory agent, antioxidant, and its main active ingredient, curcumin, is  linked to improved brain function, lower risk of brain disease, lowered chance of heart disease, depression, and more. Continue reading “Spotlight on Turmeric: How to add it into your diet”

Peanut Butter Dessert Smoothie

Healthy milkshake. That’s all that comes to mind when I drink this smoothie.

I called it a “dessert” smoothie because it’s the perfect way to satisfy a sweet craving after a light dinner or as an afternoon snack. I promise you will ask yourself “how is this healthy!?” It’s that good. Tastes like a frosty or milkshake, and yet it’s naturally sweetened, boasts healthy fats from coconut milk and protein from peanut butter. Continue reading “Peanut Butter Dessert Smoothie”