We're excited to announce Laura and Cheryl's participation in the upcoming Women's Only Weekend event at the Sun Peaks Resort in B.C. Taking place from September 13-15 2013, this much anticipated event is packed with education and inspiration for women.
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Hypoglycemia is an abnormally low concentration of glucose in the blood. This occurs when a person has eaten too little food, or exercised without food or if they have diabetes and have injected too much insulin., Taking a small amount of sugar, juice, or foo Read Full Post »
Cheryl and Laura had the pleasure of recently touring the Silver Hills Bakery in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Silver Hills makes the healthiest organic sprouted whole grain bread in the market. We love to promote their products at our Low–glycemic presentations. Brad Brou Read Full Post »
Wall Ball Squats
If you pay attention to your form, you can build great strong legs for all your summer activities!
1) Position the ball in the round of your lower back
2) Walk your feet forward while you let the weight of your body fall back into the ball for Read Full Post »
If you are looking for something quick, easy and a little different, try this!
1) In heated skillet that contains 2 Tbsp Sesame Oil, add 6-8 cups of fresh cut raw vegetables
My favourites are broccoli, carrots, asparagus, snow peas, zucchini, sweet onions and bell pep Read Full Post »
Looking for delicious and healthy appetizers to serve at your next gathering? Our version of stuffed mushrooms is made with cottage cheese so you'll get less fat and more calcium!
Stuffed Mushroom Caps
Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 3 mushrooms)
Pr Read Full Post »
Fall is my favourite season - probably because I love pumpkins. Pumpkins can be stored whole for up to 6 months. Except for the stem, almost every part of the pumpkin can be used in cooking. Pies have made the pumpkin famous as a dessert, but they are great in savoury di Read Full Post »
British Columbia is home to many innovative initiatives aimed at building food security and promoting healthy eating. "Food Security" is about creating helpful environments that make "healthy eating the easy choice", where people are able to meet their nutritional requirements Read Full Post »
Have you had your green tea today? Popular in China and other Asian countries for thousands of years, green tea has been shown to have significant medicinal as well as therapeutic properties. The difference between black and green teas lies in their proce Read Full Post »
Happy New Year everyone! Need help with your New Years’ Resolutions? If you are like most people the top two resolutions are losing weight and getting in shape. Even more important than losing weight is getting your whole family to eat better. When it comes to kids we do not want to focus o Read Full Post »
Chocolate comes from a fruit called a pod that grows on the cacao tree. A seedling tree generally must mature for five years before it produces pods, with peak pod production happening at 10 years. A cocoa tree can bear fruit and produce pods for Read Full Post »
Makes 4 -6 servings
Harvest season is finally here, and fresh green peas are bountiful! Peas are little nutritional power packed veggies; containing an excellent source of vitamin C, folate, thiamine, fiber, and antioxidants. Eating in season helps your local farm Read Full Post »
Wow! We were thrilled to see our book " Low GI Meals in Minutes" highlighted by writer John Clout in Sept 12th issue of TIME Magazine! In his article "Nutrition in a Pill?" John mentioned he received our book as he was wanting to take off some ex Read Full Post »
Whole Grain Couscous with Black Bean Salad
Couscous, small granules of semolina flour, is traditional in North African cuisine. It is also available made from whole-wheat flour, which slightly increases the fiber and boosts nutrition in other ways. Whole-wheat couscous may serve as a re Read Full Post »