Articles & Recipes

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Eat your Beans! Black Bean Burger Recipe

Eat your Beans! Black Bean Burger Recipe

Are you always eating chicken? You might be missing out. There are so many other high-quality sources of protein, which also have wonderful nutrient profiles. One food category too many people neglect is beans. Also known as legumes or pulses, these plant-based foods...

I wasn’t always happy with my weight

I wasn’t always happy with my weight

A Childhood of Family Meals Once upon a time, I was a skinny, quiet nerd. Growing up in small-town Saskatchewan through the 80's and 90's was pretty great. Grandma was nearby with oatmeal cookies. I walked or biked to school, and could hang out in the schoolyard or...

How I Killed A Craving

How I Killed A Craving

One Friday afternoon, I was feeling overwhelmed by my to-do list, but not at all interested in staying indoors. So I took a list of errands with me as I went out. I was enjoying the sunshine, and everything seemed fine until I finished my first errand. Suddenly, a...

5-Minute Meals with Seafood & Crispbread

5-Minute Meals with Seafood & Crispbread

As I've posted before, I love crispbreads for their health properties, and their versatility. They're a wonderful, healthful base for a wide variety of toppings. Usually made of whole grains and not much else, I like to think of crispbreads as perfectly preserved thin...