health


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 […]


Drown out the noise

With today’s modern biotechnology we replace vital organs, cure deadly diseases and perform medical miracles almost daily. It is pretty awesome. Surely, the same approach toward maladies such as being overweight and obesity should be easy … right? WRONG! For more than 300 years researchers have worked tirelessly to discover […]


5 Quick Tips to Help You Stay On Track

I actually really enjoy those little reminders from people who are just starting out on their fitness and healthier life journeys. I never want to take for granted the things that I have learned in many facets in terms of nutrition, supplementation, training modalities for fat loss, muscle building, sport […]


Stress eating theories to help you understand you

There are many theories as to the causes of stress eating and it is increasing prevalent in North American societies in all genders and backgrounds (it does not discriminate and neither should you). For many, it is not (yet) as much of an issue, but for others, it teeters them […]


Why cross training is essential to long term success

Thank you to my friends for the use of the infographic to help you understand why cross training is so important to long-term¬†health and fitness success. If you need any help or motivation and are in the Toronto area, although I do online coaching as well, I would love to […]


Everything that once was will soon be virtually obsolete

If you think going to the gym will get you leaner, healthier, stronger or happier, I hate to be the bearer of bad news but you have been misinformed. There is surely no surprise in my telling you that everything that once was, will soon be virtually obsolete. Just about […]


Non-Dairy Calcium-Rich Food Sources

Non-Dairy Calcium-Rich Food Sources I am not poo-pooing milk or dairy foods by any means BUTT (get the hilarity in what I just did there lol) there are some people that either cannot actually poop well, get sick or bloated from these foods. The primary reason that milk is drank […]