5 Tips to Lead a Healthier You!

Living a healthy life doesn’t have to be hard work, stressful or expensive. It also doesn’t and most probably won’t happen over night, taking one day at a time and setting yourself realistic goals is the ideal way to make positive changes in your life. Once they become part of your regular routine you can introduce another habit change each week. To...

7 Tips to avoid hidden calories this Christmas.

1. Think before you drink. If you managed to read my last blog post you would have seen a few alternative options for low-calorie drinks. I would say this is the #1 culprit to hidden calories. We often drink more calories during the holidays than we realize. Eggnog, juice in cocktails, and cream-based drinks can really add up. Drink in moderation,...

Low calorie- Christmas Cocktails!

We all know at Christmas the bubbles come out, the short glasses are dusted off and the recycling boxes are spilling over. "Another drink anyone?" Unfortunately, apart from the obvious effects of alcohol, there are many hidden calories. So instead of feeling guilty take a peek and taste at these low- calorie cocktails. Quick TIP- keep the cocktail recipe simple—a short ingredient...

Thanksgiving can be healthy- my top 3 vegetarian dishes.

Number 1 Full recipe found at Jessicainthekitchen Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole with Maple Pecan Topping Full recipe found at Jessicainthekitchen Maple Pecan Topping3 tbsp maple syrup6 tbsp almond flour1/2 tbsp melted vegan butter3/4 cup pecans, coarsely choppedSweet Potato Casserole3.3 pounds sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes3 tbsp brown sugar3 tbsp maple syrup1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk6 tbsp coconut oil or...

Why is Palm oil so bad for us?

Save the Orangutans!! This uniquely made video was produced by Iceland that is now banned due to political reasons but in my opinion that's BS, please watch if you are interested in the impact that Palm Oil is having on our world's wildlife. Share this with your children as it is their generation that will be affected the most. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdpspllWI2o&w=560&h=315] What is Palm...

Stop!! Close that fridge door!

You may think, what is she talking about? Well, I'm talking about the all-time frustrating ' I'm still hungry feeling! ' What can we do to control the late night snacking! Some of us have sweet tooth (me!) so we need a little something extra at night to feel complete after dinner. You may be working late or studying into the early hours....

It only takes 21 days to make a change.

Many people ask me; "So how long will it take for me to loose this extra weight", "how did she change her body like that?", "how can I get rid of this wobbly tummy?" Well the most truthful answer I will give you is hard work, dedication and being healthy. There are many things that influence a physical change not just...