Rose Lemonade Recipe

When I was in Dubai, one of the hotels I was at had “rose water lemonade” on the menu. I became obsessed with drinking this as it makes for the perfect hot weather refresher. I purchased a bottle of rosewater from the Souk there to bring back to Toronto, and subsequently purchased other bottles of […]

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Benefits of Crossfit

Box. WOD. Murph. EMOM. AMRAP. Double unders. Met con. For time. These are some of the lingo you many encounter within a Crossfit community. But what exactly is Crossfit? According to Crossfit founder and CEO Greg Glassman, “it is a quantifiable approach to a finally well-defined notion of what fitness is” 1.  He founded this fitness […]

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Mason Jar Meals

Outdoor weather is finally here. It’s time to take your meals outside, and what better way than in a mason jar. They can be used for many recipes including the following:   1. Salads  I love putting layers of ingredients for my salads including greens (spinach/kale/lettuce), fruits (berries/sliced peaches/dried fruit), nuts (pecans/walnuts/sliced almonds), protein (egg/chicken/sliced […]

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To detox or not?

Many of you reading this have probably encountered or even tried detoxing or cleansing the body. This is especially popular after the Christmas holidays and as many embark on New Year’s resolutions for a healthier lifestyle. The approach of choice may be influenced by the latest fad from celebrities (for example the “Tea Tox” teas […]

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Blogmas Healthy Hors D’oeuvres

It’s that time of year where holiday parties are in full effect. With both Christmas and New Years on the horizon, food is the one common denominator binding us together to celebrate. While gingerbread cookies and candy canes may be examples of some of the season’s favourites, holiday foods tend to be  full of processed […]

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