Veg First to Maintain a Healthy Weight

Weight Loss/ Management Trick: Add a plate of raw veggies to your meal to increase your fibre and nutrients. Eat your veggies first and your pastas, grains, and/or proteins second – it’ll help you not overeat on the higher caloric foods.

Haystacks – My Family’s Favourite Dinner

Growing up, we ate Haystacks about once a week. I didn’t realize the rest of the world was ALSO eating haystacks, but just calling them Taco Salad!  I like to think of Haystacks like taco salad on steroids – they are often loaded with added veggies like olives and cucumber.  They’re a great meal to…

Drink Water for More Energy

Simple trick for More Energy! Before you drink your next mug of coffee or tea, down some water. Your brain and body need the hydration to perform at its best. Drinking water also helps maintain a healthy weight, boosts your immune system, flushes toxins out of your body, aids in digestion and more!

Freeze Veggies for Quick Suppers

Quick Meal Tip: Freeze chopped onions, garlic, bell peppers and carrots in small bags.  If you’re short on time, grab a bag out of the freezer and toss in the pan to get your stir fry made in half the time!  Just add greens and any other fresh stir fry veggies you have available. Did…