Tips


Want to lose weight?

…some research proves a big breakfast is the first step. In reality, it is a very individual thing. For the most part, yes, eating a high protein breakfast with some complex fiber-rich carbohydrates from veggies and fruits and some whole grains will pretty much help you start off on the […]


Almond Butter Coconut Cups

I was having a conversation the other day with a new client, who also happens to be a food scientist…cool right! We were chatting about people’s ideas of who and what a chef vs a nutritionist vs a foodie is about and do. It is understandable that people who do […]


A Mish-Mash of Mmmmmm

  I love this time of the year for the hearty foods that come around. Knowing that fall is coming, I decided to make and share with you, another of my ‘big pots of goodness’. This one is made up of ingredients common to the fall season, it is very […]


Box Jumps: A GENUinely Better Angle for Women 2

Here is my angle with this post… I can cover a myriad of topics related to ‘powerups/step ups’ and box jumps in particular. With there being more of the red steps/boxes being used over better options, I will tell you why, as a woman, you need to think before you […]


Calorie saving tips so easy even you can do them

Minimize Damage, Maximize Results – Calorie Saving Tips When Dining Out Look for grilled, baked, broiled or steamed avoid creamed, glazed as often as possible. Tell them you are gluten intolerant/have gluten allergies (or some other currently trendy fallacy) so you would just like salad, various veggies and some unbreaded […]


Simple Ways To Fit in Fitness

o Simple ways to fit in fitness (BPT) – Being resourceful with your daily routine can deliver big payoffs when it comes to increasing your activity level. Incorporating physical fitness into your everyday activities can save you time and also burn calories, and it doesn’t have to take much time […]


Rice is nice but the shell will help give ’em hell

Battle of the Endosperm Maybe you are not into the weird idiosyncrasies of all things food and training as the #fitfam are (ya I DID just use that hashtag :P) , but there has been a back and forth on rice for quite a while. If you think arguing about rice […]


Who would win: me or a squirrel

Squirrel Fact : Melissa Fact The definition of squirrelly is something related to a squirrel or someone who is restless (let’s say too much energy) or eccentric. LOL my friends, lol. This is actually something I am always trying to work on aka contain my excitement or passion in things […]


The Best Fitness Trackers

In this day and age, there is most certainly not a lack of information (ease of) accessibility. Quality wisdom and knowledge with appropriate actionable behaviours is although a much harder resource to come by.  Along with that last statement, nothing works if you don’t, so that is an incremental piece to owning […]