nutrition

Healthy Fast Food Options.

Healthy Fast Food Options.

Sometimes we don’t have the time to cook and sometimes you need to eat and you need to find something fast. There’s nothing wrong with that. In today’s post I wanted to share with you some of my favourite “fast food” options.  Of course when tackling on a specific weight gain/weight loss goal, its better to be prepared, but ideal foods can be found outside the house if you do your proper research. The following “fast food” choices are based on taste, macronutrient content, the amount of time it takes to order and affordability. Here we go…

Thoughts on Ketosis (and a little explanation)

Thoughts on Ketosis (and a little explanation)

I wanted to talk to you about ketosis. It’s a pretty sexy topic right now and just about everyone’s friend, aunt and uncle seem to be an expert on being fat adapted. The question is if you’re active, should carbohydrates really be eliminated in the diet?

Should we drink our water hot or cold?

Should we drink our water hot or cold?

I remember the time an Ayurvedic practitioner told me that hot water was a simple way of losing fat. I never forgot when he said this because of his reasoning for fat loss. He asked me “have you ever tried cleaning grease/fat off a stove with hot water instead of using cold water?” 

Holly's "Fudgey" Black Bean Brownies

Holly's "Fudgey" Black Bean Brownies

Today’s recipe comes from my friend Holly Monster who introduced me to the wonders of the black bean brownie. Holly’s a Certified Eating Psychology Coach, Certified Culinary Nutrition Expert and Precision Nutrition Coach. On her off time she’s deadlifting heavy things, shopping for organic meat or hanging out on the dance floor.