I make a smoothie pretty much every single morning. Greens, banana, pineapple, superfood add-ins, frozen berries- blend and repeat. And although I know the ingredients are colourful and healthy - more often than not the resulting drink has more of a greeny-brownish hue. Not the most visually appealing (in fact the other day my youngest told … Continue reading Ruby Red Smoothie
I've always struggled as a runner. I think it started way back in public school when all students were forced to participate in the Canada Fitness Tests. This involved a series of "challenges" including chin ups, rope climbing, sit ups and the most horrible of all.....the endurance run! It was probably only a few measly laps … Continue reading The Best Running Buddy Ever!
It's time to celebrate the wonderful men in our lives - dads, grandpas, uncles, husbands, brothers and friends. This coming Sunday is Father's Day and I've rounded up a few of my favourite manly items to make your gift giving a little bit healthier. Here is my top 5 list that will make your special dad … Continue reading 5 Healthful Gift Ideas for Father’s Day
I was busy grilling the tofu for this recipe when a friend popped by to pick up his daughter from a play date. "Mmmmm...something smells good Lori - what are you cooking?" he asked. "Marinated tofu steaks!" I proudly replied. "Oh gross - that's nasty!" he quickly shot back. Guess I won't be inviting him … Continue reading Asian Noodle Salad with Seared Tofu
Although its taking a long time coming in my neck of the woods, spring is definitely on the way! And what better time of year than spring to try something new? So in honour of the changing season, here are my 9 suggestions for embracing the season of renewal: 1. Try Some New Recipes - my friend Sue actually inspired this … Continue reading 9 Fresh Ideas for Spring