Depending on the length and intensity of your sport, you may need to top up your muscle carbohydrate stores during activity. Choose simple carbs that are lower in fibre!Read More
Today we're talking about what to eat before activity. Find out what types of foods you should be eating, when to eat those foods, and get some real-life meal and snack examples.Read More
Yes, pulses are nutritious, economical, sustainable, and grown in Canada...but they also have benefits specific to the athlete. Read allllll about that right here.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Guacamole (A.K.A Guac!) is THE EASIEST dish to make. Whip up a batch in just 5 minutes. It looks fancy, and tastes so creamy, yet light because of the citrus.
Guac also works for most dietary restrictions: gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, heart-healthy, FOODIE-FRIENDLY...you name it!Read More
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!Read More
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!Read More
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!Read More
Over the last few years there has literally been an overnight oats craze. So much so that ONO is a pretty well known acronym. This is my absolute favorite version of ONO. It has held up against the critique of numerous friends & family members.Read More
Are you an athlete or recreational sport enthusiast wanting to optimize your protein intake? Dive into Part 1 of the protein saga...here you will learn about how much protein to eat and what types of protein are best for YOU.
When you sweat, your body loses water and electrolytes (mainly sodium) that need to be replaced in order to replenish blood volume and prevent dehydration. Learn about what types of fluid are best for sport and how much to drink before, during and after activity.Read More
This lemon-tahini dressing is one of THE most versatile toppings known to foodies. I came across it in The Oh She Glows Cookbook: Vegan Recipes to Glow from the Inside Out by Angela Liddon. Typically served cold as a salad dressing, it can also be used in warm dishes like stir-frys or drizzled on roasted vegetable medleys and whole grain one-pot concoctions.Read More