Articles & Recipes

Read on to learn how Nicole thinks, and what she eats.
Chicken & Roasted Vegetable Pasta Bowl

Chicken & Roasted Vegetable Pasta Bowl

Grilling is great, isn't it? You get outside to cook and eat, taste a little char on your food, and can often delegate the cleanup. Let me show you how I BBQ (or roast!)  for great taste and nutrition. Plus, this method is great for meal prep. Just multiply your...

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...