(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”
Working hard for your money doesn't mean you have to have the gold standard - you might just be paying for looks, not taste or nutrition.
So, a previous post on The Arts & Cookery Bank in West Lorne, ON did tell of the Food Fight Challenge that I was asked to enter. I'm proud to say that my home ec teacher friend, Tiz, and I won the business category (yes for my Nutrition Bites Consulting business). I'll bring you through … Continue reading It’s official – I’m a Black Box Food Challenge Winner!
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
If you live anywhere in Ontario I bet you are thinking "Where?", "Are you kidding?" or "You are lying!" I began my trek at 9:30am by tweeting @ElginCounty where good foodie or farm places to go in between London and West Lorne. They responded with two farms that I still have yet to go to! … Continue reading I gallivanted in West Lorne, Ontario and ended up there the whole day!
So our family tradition is to go to a local pick your own strawberry farm (Heeman's in Thorndale, ON) the day after school is done for the summer. This year, we had a late start and went around 4 pm to pick. We saw an old friend that worked the Pick Your Own (or #PYO … Continue reading Pick your own berries? Yes, please.
Well the winds are a-changing and the path of life is always winding.... So I have been working with a local graphic designer and print expert, Donna S. through Monkey Business. It started with a dream and a name I coined back in 1999! Yes I made myself known as Nutrition Bites when I decided … Continue reading How do you like my new logo?
Juicing has been in the media for a couple of weeks now. My 8-year- old daughter (a mini me in the making - God help the world :)), comes home and says "Did you know? They are getting rid of juices in the Food Guide." And yes it was stated like that - a fact. … Continue reading My Opinion to “Juicing”
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