The Negative Impact of Excessive Cardio Training

Cardio on treadmills

Getting started on a fitness program and think the first thing that you should be doing is getting your cardio program in gear? For many people, the primary form of exercise they choose to do when they hit the gym is cardiovascular training, but this may be a huge mistake. We’ve been conditioned to believe […]

Coffee Smoothie (With Banana, Cacao, and Coconut Milk)

Coffee smoothie with ripe bananas

If you enjoy coffee, you’ll love this cold and refreshing coffee smoothie recipe.  Both coffee and cacao are loaded with antioxidants and are packed with flavour… add banana for some carbs, and a little coconut milk for the beneficial medium chain fatty acids, and you’ve got yourself an ultra healthy energy-boosting breakfast treat! Tips: This […]

Egg Buyer’s Guide for Canadians

Pile of brown chicken eggs in basket

There is no question that eggs are a delicious, nutritious, and highly versatile source of protein and healthy fats.  A staple of many baking recipes, and a favourite breakfast for many Canadians. Unfortunately, up to 98% of conventionally harvested eggs come from chickens that are raised in extremely unethical conditions (confined to cages, no natural light, […]

Pineapple Avocado Protein Smoothie

Avocado pineapple smoothie in glass

Looking for a taste of the tropics to start your morning?  Here is a very healthy smoothie recipe that is sure to keep you full until lunch.  It contains a nice balance of protein, carbs, and healthy fats. Total prep time: 3 min Yield: 1 serving Ingredients 1 avocado (chopped) 1-1/2 cups of chopped frozen […]

Top 3 Milk Alternative Beverages You Can Make From Home

Alternative to cow's milk

As it continues to become apparent that pasteurized cow’s milk may be detrimental to our health, more people are turning to plant derived milk alternatives such as almond, coconut, hemp, oat, or rice milk etc. Health food stores are no longer the only option when it comes to sourcing these types of beverages.  As demand […]