Filed under Healthy Eating

Should we all be eating vegan?

Should we all be eating vegan?

I just watched the documentary Forks over Knives.  It was an amazing, informative, eye-opening documentary, but again…left me with more questions about food and diet! The premise of the documentary is that we should all be eating a whole-foods, plant-based diet.  This diet can prevent and even cure some of our top diseases (including the … Continue reading

Are Soy Products Evil?

Are Soy Products Evil?

The more I embark on this healthy eating and cooking quest, the more I  realize how difficult healthy eating really is.   I have just learned that a lot of the foods and eating practices I had and thought were healthy, are not.  The first is a misconception that being vegetarian is automatically healthy. Eating … Continue reading

How to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

How to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

I’ve always believed that any time of year is good for resolutions, but it’s definitely thrilling to have that fresh-start-feeling for 2013.  There are a few things I’m working on this year. I know it’s cliche, but healthy eating is on my list.  I got some wonderful new cookbooks for Christmas, so I really want … Continue reading

Just Peel and Blend

Just Peel and Blend

In this quest to eat healthy, I’ve realized there are some things that are just not worth the pain and suffering caused to my taste-buds and gag reflex.   Yeah sardines, I’m talking to you.  Today I smugly opened a can of sardines that bragged of Iron, Omega-3s and Calcium on its label.  I took a look, … Continue reading

You thought I forgot about bento…

You thought I forgot about bento…

It’s true, I’ve been lazy with blogging, but I’m still making Bento.  However, I will admit that I am a failure as a bento maker because I didn’t do a Halloween themed one for my daughter.  This year October was hectic, and it came on fast and sudden.  We didn’t even do our traditional pumpkin … Continue reading

I’ve Been Scared Into Eating Healthy

I’ve Been Scared Into Eating Healthy

I’m not a complete stranger to healthy eating.  I think generally I do pretty well, and I always put in extra effort for my daughter to make sure she is eating healthy.   However, I was just diagnosed with Endometriosis, and while everybody thinks Canada has the most amazing health care ever, the truth is, … Continue reading