Canada’s New Food Guide

It’s been 12 years since the last version of Canada’s Food Guide.   I guess better late then never .. right? Do Canadians even care that the new guidelines are out? Is there something new that we don’t already know as a society? Are there going to be groups and industries out there that are going […]

Blue Monday

Today is the day labelled “Blue Monday”.  A day in which people say it’s the most depressing day of the year. Why? Some say it’s because of the credit card statements that show up from the holiday season and people realize how much debt they are in. Others are frustrated that they have failed their […]

How to Stay on Track this Holiday Season

With many people travelling during the holidays, it can be hard to stay on track this holiday season. On average, women gain 7 to 13 lbs over the holidays! So, with that in mind and trying to be mindful of how much I eat and drink and my stress level, I try my best to […]

Why We Open Christmas Presents EARLY Every Year

Every year we open presents before Christmas! Can you believe it? No more staring at the presents under the tree. No more overload at Christmas time with all the presents and stockings and craziness. Just pure happiness and excitement from our children that they get to open a present! I do have to mention, we don’t […]

Is it Possible to Bake Healthier During the Holidays?

I don’t really love to bake.  I am more of a chef.  I like to randomly add ingredients to my dish I’m making.  Baking is a totally different ball game.  You need to measure, be consistent, the dough needs to soft, but not too soft, etc etc etc.  Way too complicated for me! My daughters […]