Wellness blog

  • Looking for a healthy but delicious treat? These oatmeal cookies are made without sugar, but you’d never know it! 

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  • The holidays are a time to celebrate with our friends and family while enjoying a cup of cheer. Unfortunately, whether you choose alcohol or mocktails, they often come with plenty of sugar, preservative and additives. We've put a healthy spin on four classic holiday beverages and provided tips for choosing healthier cocktails. 

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  • Over the past decade, my diet has changed a lot, and I have finally surrendered to food allergies. When I find myself at a party, I tend to pick over the spread for foods I can actually eat (which in some instances can be limited to none). There is nothing that breaks my heart more than being left out when it comes to food. To avoid disappointment, I always try to show up with foods that I can enjoy, but I go the extra mile to show my fellow party-goers that the party grub needn't contain chemicals, artificial flavours, ridiculous amounts of sodium, mystery meats,  and all that other horrible stuff that tastes good, but feels really bad after the fact. I love to show people that snacks can be really delicious without any adverse side effects. 

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  • What I love about this stew is that it’s a great way to showcase a food that is often overlooked. In doing my research, I learned that most pumpkins grown in Canada and the US are purchased for Halloween, only to end up in the landfill, creating methane, a greenhouse gas that is much more potent than carbon dioxide. It’s a shame because pumpkins are very nutritious and can provide the base for so many different meals.

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  • Once the weather turns cold, it is the perfect time for a cozy and delicious bowl of soup. The options are truly endless for homemade recipes to recreate for the whole family to enjoy, so why not pick one that is healthy and tasty!

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  • Autumn is the perfect time to cozy up with a delicious latte. Finding which one is right for you can be a daunting task with so many different flavours and variations available. But, if you are going to indulge in a seasonal beverage, why not make it a healthy one?

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  • It’s that time of year again! Harvest goods are all the rage, and you’ve likely even brought some gourds or squash into your home for decoration. However, these vegetables aren’t just suitable for decorating: they're delicious and healthy to eat, too! Here are some of our favourite ways to use squash in our fall cooking. 

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  • Celebrities are known for their tricks and tips to stay healthy while on the job. Many of them have spent many hours perfecting their routine to fight colds and stay healthy. So if you’re wondering what celebrity immune-boosting tips are worth your while, we’ve gathered a few of the best ones here for you to try. 

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  • Spooky season is in full swing, and with that comes all of the Halloween-themed treats. But, before the trick or treating starts, why not try a few healthier options that kids will truly love! 

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  • Gathering around the thanksgiving dinner table just doesn’t seem as sweet if it doesn’t finish off with a delicious slice of apple pie. This thanksgiving and autumn classic has been shared and loved for decades, and though it is a favourite, it is not necessarily the healthiest option. By making these simple swaps, you can feel free to indulge in a slice or two without all of the guilt!

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