I lost my Costco virginity

OMG, I recently discovered a magical place called Costco! I know I know, you’re probably thinking – “Has this chick been hiding under a rock her entire life?” OK, so I knew Costco existed, but I never thought to venture into it to find healthy food options. Little did I know, Costco not only caters…

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Drink your greens

Are you looking for an simple way to keep your immune system strong and energy levels high during your busy season? A quality greens powder can be an excellent addition to your diet especially during times when vegetables and fruits are the last thing on your mind and plate. Veggies and fruits are packed with…

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Superfoods Yogurt Bowl

Do you have superfoods coming out of your yin yang?! If you’re anything like me, your cupboards and fridge are probably loaded with all the greatest superfoods your entire week’s paycheck can buy. I incorporate a lot of these superfoods into my smoothies since I find it’s the easiest way to get them in me,…

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Lemon Hibiscus Tea

The antioxidant liquid you want to be drinking. Hibiscus is full of antioxidants that fight free radicals damage caused by exposure to food and environmental toxins. I steep this tea in a mason jar, store it in the fridge overnight then add some fresh lemon to it in the morning. It’s awesome to sip on…

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Sardines with Yogurt & Fresh Herbs

Got me some fresh herbs and cherry tomatoes from my cool aunt Libby, so decided to throw this together … Sardines with Yogurt & Fresh Herbs INGREDIENTS (serves 1): 1 can wild #sardines @raincoasttrading 4 cherry #tomatoes (diced) 1 oz fresh #basil (chopped) 1 oz fresh #parsley (chopped) 1/2 oz fresh spicy #oregano (chopped) 1…

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Fresh Tuna Wrap

One of my quick go-to meals during the week consists of a can of wild albacore tuna mixed with whatever I find hiding in my fridge and cupboards. I mix all ingredients together and toss it on my favourite gluten and grain free wrap from Live Organic Foods (see below). Voila! Simple to prepare and…

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Is there a dark side to green smoothies?

Have you come across information that talks about the dark side to green smoothies? Maybe you’ve heard about how too many raw green vegetables can cause things like kidney stones and thyroid dysfunction? Are you concerned that your green smoothies – that you’ve grown to love – are doing more harm than good? As always,…

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Egg, Bacon & Artichoke Wrap

Egg, Bacon & Artichoke Wrap INGREDIENTS: 2 eggs 3 bacon slices 2 artichokes (jarred/canned and quartered) 1 tsp mayo (from Chosen Foods) 1 Super Green Wrap (from Live) INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Using a stove-top pan, cook bacon and set aside. 2. Add eggs to pan with bacon fat and cook according to preference. 3. Spread mayo…

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Butternut Squash Salad

Looking for a well-balanced salad dressing combination? There’s a general oil to vinegar ratio you can follow to create the perfect dressing for your salad every time … 3 parts oil to 1 part vinegar seems to tickle the palate of most. If you prefer a little more acidity (like I do) you can always…

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