Tag Archives | Healthy Carbs

Are you Getting Freekeh?

One of my biggest pet peeves is the misconception that all carbs are bad for you. Yes, white refined carbohydrates have no nutritional value, but there are many carbs out there that are high in protein, fibre, vitamins & minerals such as: brown rice, quinoa, wheatberries, bulgar, and my new favorite – freekeh. These healthy […]

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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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Ingredient of the Week: Spelt

I love sweet snacks & desserts, but I try to avoid anything store-bought or pre-packaged. For me, it has to be homemade so I know exactly what’s in it or more importantly, what’s not in it: refined sugar, white flour, tons of butter & oil, hydrogenated oil or trans fats, preservatives, refined soy products, etc. […]

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Carbs 101

I don’t know about you, but I love carbs. Cereal, oatmeal, bananas, sweet potatoes, quinoa, wheatberries, pasta, pizza, toast…you get the point. Carbs are an important part of a healthy diet because they provide you with energy, glucose for your brain to function properly, prevent ketosis and are a great source of fiber, which is […]

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Healthy Carb Choices

Carbohydrates have been given a bad reputation over the years. When someone’s trying to lose weight a popular tactic is to cut carbs out of their diet. First of all, I don’t believe in diets. When you deprive yourself of something it only makes you want it more and you’re left feeling miserable, and likely […]

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