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Eat Your Veggies with a Side of Healthy Fats

Yesterday I gave Jack carrots for the first time, and he took them down like a champ! I steamed them, and than mixed them with some water and coconut oil. The reason I mixed them with coconut oil is because combining veggies with a healthy fat actually improves our body’s ability to absorb the vegetable’s […]

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How to Lose Baby Weight…the Healthy Way

I was chatting with a girlfriend the other day who had her second baby about 2 months ago, and she was frustrated that her body isn’t bouncing back as quickly as it did for baby number one. She filled me in on her daily eating & exercise regime, and I gave her some healthy weight loss […]

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Weekly Healthy Tip: Substitute Coconut Oil for Butter

I hope I haven’t lost all my loyal blog readers as a result of my lack of posts lately! I have an excuse though. As of July 15th my husband and I have been homeless; we sold our condo in downtown Toronto (tear) and have been bouncing around from Toronto to Newmarket, to the cottage […]

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4 Simple Substitutions to make Healthy Pancakes

Pancakes are often considered an “unhealthy” food choice, but they don’t have to be. Here are 4 simple substitutions to make your next batch of pancakes healthy! Whole grain flour vs. refined white flour: One thing about regular old pancakes is people end up overeating them because they’re made with white flour. White flour is refined; stripped of all […]

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Foods to Avoid at the Grocery Store

My posts are usually pretty light & fluffy; I share healthy recipes, health tips, my travel pictures, etc. This post is a little different in that you may not like what I’m about to say – especially if you buy these items on a regular basis. Since completing my nutrition course I’ve learned a lot […]

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Add a Healthy, Tropical Twist to Cooking!

Coconut oil has been creating quite the stir lately. This could be because it’s been classified as a “healthy saturated fat, ” which in the food world is like saying: ‘healthy deep-fried chicken.’ The words ‘healthy’ and ‘saturated’ usually don’t go together. For the most part, saturated fats are considered ‘bad fats’ that raise bad […]

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