• The inevitable truth about dieting

    The truth is that all dieting is yo-yo dieting.  If you restrict yourself for a certain number of weeks and loose weight it is obvious you won’t be able to keep up with the plan in the long haul because: Your body needs more fuel to live and you can’t live in a caloric deficit […]

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  • Easter in my backyard!

    Easter in my backyard!

    2nd of May marked the Easter celebration in my home and for this special occasion I decided to show you all some of the food that was on the table and give a bit of perspective on eating during the holidays and letting go of the all or nothing mentality. As per tradition, we had […]

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  • Chocolate

    Chocolate

    As a wellness coach I asked quite often if I eat sweets and the simple answer is: YES. In all honesty I would rather indulge in salty foods than sweets, but chocolate is an item that you can find in my pantry.  Before I give you some of the benefits and my personal choice of […]

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  • Easy “cones” recipe

    Easy “cones” recipe

    So today was one of these days where I was a bit running around to do my work but also feed my kids. They wanted pancakes, I had no time for that so I opted to create a similar to pancake batter and put into muffin molds and wrap up some additional things while it […]

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  • Monk Sweetener

    More and more people are avoiding sugar in any shape and form (white, coconut, brown…) and are turning towards alternative sweeteners for baking or their coffee first thing in the morning. One of my favorite sweeteners that I started using recently is : Monk Fruit Sweetener also known as monk fruit extract. So what is […]

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  • A New E-book I enjoy!

    There is a new e-book that came out Spring Summer Feel Good from Ariana ShahBazi. She makes wonderful breakfast options, lunches, diners for the whole family, healthy, no guilt and shame around ingredients which is what we all strive for. I have been making her porridge options sometimes with oats sometimes with chia seeds and […]

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  • When healthy eating becomes an obsession?

    As a Wellness Coach, I advocate to my clients to eat whole unprocessed foods as a staple with obviously the option to introduce their favorite foods (that are not necessarily healthy) as part of a sustainable overall healthy lifestyle. Some would call it the 80/20 rule, I avoid rules so I just call it: Living […]

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  • Relationship between inflammation and weight gain

    The concept of “eating less and moving more” has been told as the absolute truth and yet today we know that there are many other factors that an contribute to the inability to loose weight: stress, autoimmune diseases, gut issues, hormone imbalance, leptin and insulin resistance to name a few. The common denominator from the […]

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  • Psychological reasons you can’t lose weight!

    Whenever i talk about weight loss, besides having a good meal and fitness plan, the psychological state of mind can immensely contribute to our goals. From personal experience, i can say that whenever i have put some kind of strict goal, with too little food or too much food deprivation i felt the scale wouldn’t […]

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  • Ketogenic diet, what’s all the fuss about?

    Ketogenic diet is known also as a low-carb diet or to be more precise low-carb high fat diet (LCHF). The main purpose of this way of eating is that your body is producing KETONES in the liver to be used as energy. Let’s break it down slowly for a moment. Once you eat carbs (think […]

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