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8 Nutrition Tips for First-Time Vegans

You've probably heard that consuming more vegetables and less meat is good for you. Perhaps you've been inspired to attempt a vegan diet, eliminating all animal products, including dairy and eggs, to enhance your health or reduce weight. When your meals are full of veggies, fruits, legumes, and whole grains, a vegan diet can be a healthy way to eat. To avoid missing out on essential nutrients or eating mainly processed vegan foods, you'll need a well-planned vegan diet. Here are eight simple vegan diet suggestions that are both easy and healthful to follow: 1. Make vegetables the center of attention in your meals Instead of focusing on what they can eat on a plant-based diet, many people focus on...

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How To Become A Morning Person - Fool Proof Tips To Create A Morning Routine

If you’re reading this it means that you probably want to become a morning person and have a fool proof morning routine, right? Well you are in luck because we are sharing our tips which are going to completely change the way you start your day, every day.  Creating a morning routine will allow you to take control of your day right away, will start your day on a positive note and will leave you feeling energized and ready to take on the rest of the day, it’s actually a life changing practice - trust us!  BECOMING A MORNING PERSON It doesn't have to be a complicated or daunting task, becoming a morning person is actually really simple if you follow our tips...

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Live Your Summer To The Fullest While Supporting Local

With the world, life, and restrictions finally moving in the direction of some kind of normalcy, it is gearing up to be a very busy summer making up for all the things we missed out on last year! We think that we can all agree that it isn't as easy to stay on top of the normal grocery shopping and meal prepping when you're busy and that's okay, that's where we come in. This week we wanted to share a few ideas to help make your busy summer a healthy and happy summer and allow you to support the local small businesses in your area while doing so. 1. Prioritize your mental health by getting outside every day - sunny days will be gone before we...

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How to Keep Yourself and Your Kids Cool This Summer

Okay Vancouver, we did it, we made it through the thick of the heatwave. It was rough, we're not going to lie to you, we were having hourly ice baths and ate more freezies than we would like to admit, but even though we are technically through the hottest week ever, it's looking like it's going to be a very warm summer so staying cool is definitely high on our priority list and we're pretty sure it's on yours as well. Through trial and error (and sweating) this week we learned a thing or two on how to stay cool in the heat and we wanted to share our tips for keeping you and your kiddos cool. For the adults Keep cooling foods on...

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The Importance of Counting Micronutrients Over Macronutrients

Okay, so maybe some of us have fallen off the health wagon since social distancing started a year ago, but that’s okay, we’re all human. As we all get ready to re-emerge into the world as our own versions of our “post-covid selves”, we wanted to remind everyone to not immediately jump to dieting, restricting, or counting calories and macros to get back into prioritizing health, but instead to focus on your micronutrients. We hear a lot about prioritizing macronutrient intake, but what about micronutrients? They’re the important ones after all. Micros, for short, are made out of various vitamins and minerals, which provide our bodies with the co-factors for proper functioning. So basically what we’re trying to say is; whether...

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