Let’s get nuts and get crackin’: Tips to eat more mindfully but less in “weight”

(This article was inspired by my very spicy chili recipe.) It is true that it takes up to 30 minutes sometimes for an adult, to feel full after eating.  We have stomach sensors as well as all those brain signals that try sending messages for us to interpret and decide on how to handle each … Continue reading Let’s get nuts and get crackin’: Tips to eat more mindfully but less in “weight”

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My Worst “Client” – First Episode (Juicing) in a Continuing Series

Welcome to my crazy blogging idea.  I am introducing Nutrition Bites: "My Worst Client" series.  Follow along with the frustrating and REAL struggles people have with their health, sifting through the myths of "what's healthy?" and using my partner in crime as the basis for these examples. I am using "Mr. R. Ginger" as my … Continue reading My Worst “Client” – First Episode (Juicing) in a Continuing Series

Testing out NuPasta’s Gluten Free Pasta

So I was doing some foodie research and on a local market's Facebook page (Remark in Hyde Park, London, ON) was this NuPasta featured on a post.  Someone was given a sample to try and said she liked it. It was gluten-free AND low-calorie, high fiber?  And it tasted good.  I have loved functional foods and … Continue reading Testing out NuPasta’s Gluten Free Pasta

I’m a single mom and I cheated; here’s why I continue to…

Did I catch your attention? Ha ha! I knew I would.  ME? CHEAT? How could that be true my friends and family would say???!!! Ok.... the truth is I cheated on my values of whole foods, four food groups, cook everything from scratch, and to minimize pre-packaged food and processed foods. And I still do! … Continue reading I’m a single mom and I cheated; here’s why I continue to…

Foodie Fun Pen Pal Exchange

Genius ideas for foodies: penpals that exchange food through mail!  Ok this is fantastic.  I love getting mail that isn't bills (who doesn't?) and I love surprises and trying new things including FOOD. So even though I cannot post my box contents until "Reveal Day", I thought I'd share the blog and website that you … Continue reading Foodie Fun Pen Pal Exchange