Mary’s Organic Crackers

I am always in search for some new snacks. Something that is interesting and different from the ho hum of carrot and celery sticks. Crackers can be higher in carbs so you really need to do your homework and check the nutritional facts. These cheeky little crackers are so crunchy [...]

By | 2018-01-15T21:08:44+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Product Spotlight|

Mexican Chicken Casserole

I am currently taking part in a healthy eating challenge on Facebook. Our family does eat very healthy but we have our challenges and I am always looking for new and exciting dishes to keep everyone satisfied. Healthy eating challenges like this always inspire me to look for unique and [...]

By | 2017-10-17T11:30:52+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Dinner, Low Carb, Meat and Chicken, Recipes|

Lemon Blueberry Tea Cake

I remember as a kid I would often spend the weekend at my grandparents and my Granma loved to take me to "The Club" for afternoon high tea while my brother hung out with my Grandad and putzed around the garden. My Granma and I would dress up in our [...]

By | 2017-10-13T11:23:06+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Dessert, Recipes|

Radish, Orange & Goat Cheese Salad

I work in a Section 23 classroom for kids with acute mental illness. They are between the age of 12-18 and the program is designed to integrate kids back to school while earning a few high school credits and taking part in an intense therapy component. There are 8 students [...]

By | 2017-09-12T23:45:48+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Recipes, Salads|

Best Dog Food Ever!

We have already established that we love our little Nico. She is full of character and love. Ever since she was a puppy I have been making her food and baking her treats. This has definitely paid off on those yearly visits to the vet. Her weight has not fluctuated, [...]

By | 2017-08-23T13:03:16+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Meet Nico|

Nico – The Boston Terror

No one could have warned me how attached we would become to our furry little bundle of joy. Those that know us well know how much we adore our fur baby, our precious little Boston Terror, Nico. She came to us on a cold Family Day weekend 3 years ago [...]

By | 2017-07-25T19:34:49+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Meet Nico|

Help! I need motivation!!

I know it can be difficult to find the time and the motivation to get moving. With work, family and life in general getting in the way it can be difficult to take time for yourself to get active and healthy. There is many ways to start getting physically active. [...]

By | 2017-07-24T18:53:28+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Healthy Lifestyle|

Mini Broccoli Bites

We were invited to a friends house for dinner and to watch the Toronto Blue Jays team lose yet again. Boo Hoo. I had some time that afternoon so I whipped up a batch of these tasty little guys. These low carb (3g net) little bites are easy to make and [...]

By | 2017-07-20T14:21:05+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Appetizers, Recipes, Vegetarian, WW Friendly|

Chicken and Strawberry Salad

This summer salad has everything one would need for a perfect summer salad. Plump red strawberries and BBQ'd chicken combined on the same plate. It's low carb, gluten-free, and packed with protein but its a perfect combination of sweet and savory. I used shredded cheddar but feel free to use [...]

By | 2017-08-17T20:47:14+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Dinner, Meat and Chicken, Recipes, Salads|

How healthy are “Health Foods” anyway?

Just because it's found in the health food section, doesn't necessarily mean it's healthy. Between the mainstream media, the Food Pyramid, the thousands of health blogs out there, and the premise that you can just walk into a health food store and anything you pull off the shelves will be [...]

By | 2017-07-06T02:16:49+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Healthy Lifestyle|