Fibre-Topper for Travelling

I love to travel. But I hate struggling to keep my bowel habits regular while I am away from my typical routine. So after way too many uncomfortable and anxiety-ridden travel days, this girl finally bit the bullet and concocted a fibre-topper to save the day! 

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#yourbeets - My Top 5 for Healthy Living

Earlier this fall I was asked by Stephanie Partridge, APD of The Behaviour Beet to participate in #yourbeets, her new and exciting Instagram adventure that showcases top tips (or beets) from professionals around the globe to promote a healthy and up-beet life.

Here are my top 5.

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DIY Watermelon Sport Drink

We need to replace the fluid and electrolytes we lose in our sweat.  And, I don't know about you, but Gatorade just doesn't cut it for me sometimes...So, I spent some time recipe testing to get the flavour and nutrient profile of this DIY Sport Drink just right.

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Back-Country Mac n' Cheese

Back-country dining has the reputation of leaving something to be desired. Campers frequently day-dream about their first meal back in civilization. Let's change that! With a bit of creativity and advanced preparation, back-country dining can be mouth-watering and convenient. 

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Sport + Protein (Part III): It's All About Timing

In order to increase muscle mass and enhance recovery & adaptation to training, distributing your protein intake throughout the day may be just as important as meeting your total daily protein goal. Continue reading to take a look at some concrete examples. 

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Freezer-Friendly French Toast

French toast is the ULTIMATE brunch food. Sunday mornings just wouldn’t be the same without it. I also rely on frozen pre-prepared slices for a quick pre-workout snack, or to tide me over until a later-than-usual dinner. Just pop them in the toaster, top with nut-butter and voila!

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Pulses, Pulses & more Pulses

Pulses are arguably my favourite ingredient. Find out why they rock and how I like to use pulses in my everyday eats. After all, 2016 is the International Year of Pulses!  

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Sport + Protein (Part II): Food vs. Protein Powders?

In Part II of the protein saga, learn how to meet your protein requirements with real food and when a protein powder might be right for you. Featuring Angie Asche, MS, RD, LMNT of 'Eleat Sports Nutrition', who will breakdown everything you need to know about protein powders!  

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Good ol' Spaghetti + Meat Sauce

The perfect week-night dinner. If you keep a few staples in your pantry and freezer, like whole grain pasta, canned tomatoes, and ground beef, this recipe requires very little planning or shopping. It is also a great post-workout recovery meal with a ~3:1 ratio of carbohydrate to protein.

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