Guest Post: 5 Ways to Re-invent the holidays with your health in mind

Dec, 5 2016 by Michelle Book

The beginning of December is when many of us begin to think about our plans — dinners, parties and social gatherings galore. The holiday season is officially upon us. The holidays are about traditions and making family memories that last a lifetime. However, some of these traditions may not have evolved like our healthy habits have over the years. Although you might love Aunt Martha’s deep-fried turkey or Grandma’s double-chocolate rum cake, your body probably doesn’t. Here are some of the ways I’ve incorporated holistically healthier choices into my family’s holiday traditions. Get a head start on your goals A... Read more

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Guest Post: 5 Ways to Re-invent the holidays with your health in mind

The beginning of December is when many of us begin to think about our plans — dinners, parties and social gatherings galore. The holiday season is officially upon us. The...

Dec, 5 2016 by Michelle Book

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Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Dinner tonight was awesome! I made these Asian Chicken Lettuce wraps from The Paleo Diabetes Diet Solution cookbook. While I don't have diabetes and I'm not "paleo", as you might...

Nov, 28 2016 by Joy McCarthy

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10 Frequently Asked Questions I Get as a Mama

I get a lot of questions through social media on being a mama. So today I am going to share my answers to the most frequented asked Q’s about food,...

Nov, 23 2016 by Joy McCarthy

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Chocolate Chia Mousse

I hope you've tried some of my favourite holiday cookies in my recent post! I attended the Chatelaine Cookie Exchange where I brought my Chocolate Chip Tahini cookies - they were...

Dec, 3 2016 by Joy McCarthy

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Dairy Free, Desserts

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Holiday Cookies! Fruit and Nut Thins

This year, Chatelaine magazine launched a Holiday Cookie Exchange with a few foodie-obsessed friends like me. I shared a recipe for my Chocolate Chip Tahini cookie, which is a joyous-reader fave!...

Nov, 27 2016 by Joy McCarthy

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Guest Post: 4 Food Rules of a Parisian Girl

Note from Joy: Today's guest post is from a Parisian girl, Emilie. I totally connect with this post because it's a very sensible way of approaching food and one that...

Nov, 19 2016 by Emilie Durand

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8 Ways to Avoid a Food Baby this Holiday Season

No I'm not talking "babies" here, I'm talking about that terrible bloated belly you get after a meal that is equal to looking 6 months pregnant. Ya, it's a thing....

Dec, 1 2016 by Joy McCarthy

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10 Things About Me!

I thought it would be fun to film a little video that's more personal and tell you ten things about me that you might not know! Some of these are...

Nov, 24 2016 by Joy McCarthy

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Vienna's Favourite Foods

Due to reader request and people asking me through social media I thought it was time I did an update on what Vienna's been eating for the last few months since...

Nov, 17 2016 by Joy McCarthy

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