Heavenly Homemade Hummus

I think hummus is one of those foods where I could literally eat it breakfast, lunch, and dinner everyday. Whether I am putting hummus on my morning bagel, a sandwich wrap, or using it as a condiment for my veggie burger, hummus always finds a way to sneak into my meals. And ...Read More

Fruity Chia Seed Pudding

Normally mornings in my house are crazy. Between getting myself ready, taking care of my three dogs, and receiving a last minute ironing request from my partner, breakfast sometimes takes a back seat. As a dietitian that constantly preaches about the benefits of a healthy breakfast, I am always looking out for ...Read More

How I Loved The Worst Spin Class Ever

Today I attended the least enjoyable spin class in the world. I don’t love spin classes to begin with, but this one was particularly drab. The instructor was uninspired; the directions were boring, and the playlist made me want to go to sleep. Within five minutes, I decided that I wanted to ...Read More

Runners: Don’t Let the Heat Beat You!

There is nothing quite like the post-summer run feeling — salty, sweaty, and totally spent. It’s like an instantly gratifying detox. As satisfying as an intense run in the heat can be, it also poses its own set of risks, just like running in very cold temperatures. To ensure that you get ...Read More

How Full-Body Workouts Could Change Your Life!

For a long time, workout routines sounded like orders at a butcher’s shop – dividing the body up into different chunks. People would talk about their workouts for leg day, arm day, chest day, back day and so on. In certain circles, though, this trend never caught. Specifically for many athletes this ...Read More

Black Bean Hummus

  Dinner parties are always fun. But planning them is always a stressful task for me. I don’t mind cooking and baking for my family, but when it comes to friends (and possibly strangers) I get a bit too nervous. Will they like my cooking? Do they even eat this? Nowadays with ...Read More

The Power of Essential Oils

Essential oils are loved by many not just because of the power of their exhilarating scents, but because of the healthy benefits they could potentially provide. It’s believed that these tiny compelling oils can affect your mental, physical, and emotional well-being. Whether you’re trying to live a healthy life, or you’re already ...Read More

DIY Cinnamon Air Freshener

You may have heard of the potential dangers of air fresheners. This is due to the amount of toxic ingredients they contain. These additives don’t sit well with many. They could potentially irritate your eyes, lungs, and skin. Making your own is very simple. This one in particular is cinnamon scent, but ...Read More

Are You Running Properly?

Running comes naturaly to the human body and, as children, most people do it perfectly without thinking about it. In fact, many experts argue that humans are literally built to run. While it might not feel like it sometimes, your body is the greatest running machine on the planet. It’s able to ...Read More

Don’t Let Sitting Ruin Your Health

There is a huge variety of things that the average person does on a daily basis that could potentially be dangerous. Even the commute to work – whether you walk, drive or take public transit – can be perilous in ways you don’t think about. There is one danger that most people ...Read More