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Why You Should Be Eating The Rainbow At Every Meal

We all remember the Skittles slogan "taste the rainbow" and while we're not saying they're correct in using it to promote sugary candy, they are on the right track when it comes to consuming multiple colours. Adding multiple colours to your meals will help you live a longer, healthier life because it optimizes your phytonutrient intake. Phytonutrients are compounds that give plants their colours, scents, and flavours, and strengthen the plants immune systems to protect against threats in their environment. When humans consume plant based foods, they absorb the phytonutrients which protect us from chronic disease such as; heart disease and cancer.  Each individual colour provides its own unique health benefits and no one colour is superior to another, so getting a balance of all colours is key in optimizing...

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The Healthiest DIY Ice Cream Ever

With the heat wave returning, we wanted to share an easy and healthy frozen treat that you can make for yourself and your family to stay cool! If you haven't tried nice-cream yet, you're going to be obsessed. It's one of our favourite things to make in the summer, it's cold and refreshing, sweet, but without all the sugar (and dairy) of regular ice cream. Plus it's super versatile, you can add whatever fruit or mix ins you want and change it up with your mood - you're going to be craving it for the rest of the season! Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Banana Nice-Cream Ingredients: 4 cups frozen sliced bananas 1/4 cup all-natural peanut butter 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk...

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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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