Latest Entries
Holiday Baking with SPLENDA®: Holiday Peppermint Brownies!
Food Products & Brands / Healthy Eating Tips / Recipes

Holiday Baking with SPLENDA®: Holiday Peppermint Brownies!

 This post was sponsored by the makers of SPLENDA®; thoughts and opinions are our own ‘Tis the season of lights, presents, merriment and let’s get real, overindulgence. We’re sure we’re not the only ones that can sometimes fall prey to the temptation of treats that has become synonymous with the holiday season. From work parties to family … Continue reading

The FODMAP Diet – A Solution for Gas and Bloating?
GRG Explains / New Research

The FODMAP Diet – A Solution for Gas and Bloating?

Attention Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) sufferers, this may be the diet for you! The “FODMAP” diet is becoming an increasingly popular way of managing IBS symptoms, but what the heck is it?! FODMAP is an acronym used to identify specific types of carbohydrates found in foods. Certain people (generally IBS sufferers) may have a difficult … Continue reading

Meatless Monday Recipe: Spinach and Citrus Salad with Sweet and Spicy Pecans
Meatless Monday / Recipes

Meatless Monday Recipe: Spinach and Citrus Salad with Sweet and Spicy Pecans

This citrus-y salad is a delish addition to any holiday meal and packs extra nutrition with folate-rich spinach, vitamin C-filled oranges and healthy-fat nuts. I bought walnuts instead of pecans and they worked just as well so feel free to choose your favorite nut :) The toasted nuts with the rosemary and spice is super … Continue reading

November is Diabetes Awareness Month
Diabetes / Health Conditions

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Each November brings another month of Diabetes Awareness (with World Diabetes Day taking place on November 14th). Some fast facts about diabetes in Canada: Almost four million Canadians have been diagnosed with diabetes, and many more are unaware they have the disease. Not cool. Diabetes can lead to serious complications such as cardiovascular disease and … Continue reading