Is coconut oil worth the hype?

There’s been a lot of hype recently regarding coconut oil — is it healthy or is it unhealthy? With so much conflicting nutrition information, it’s hard to decipher what’s actually true. In recent years, coconut oil has gained popularity as a “healthy fat.” But new guidelines released by the American Heart Association have people questioning … Continue reading Is coconut oil worth the hype?




The Unicorn Smoothie: A healthy, magical treat

So, let’s talk about this new Unicorn Frappuccino at Starbucks®. It’s quite the craze! You’ve probably seen it in all its pink and sprinkled glory all over Facebook and social media channels. I haven’t tried this magical drink, but at first glance, it doesn’t scream “healthy.” They describe it as “color and flavor changing”, which … Continue reading The Unicorn Smoothie: A healthy, magical treat




Frugal feasting for four

For families working with a tight budget, eating healthy can sometimes be low on the priority list. Consistently eating fresh, nutritious food doesn’t have to break the bank but it does require some planning. Creating a grocery list can help you plan out your week, keep you accountable and discourage impulsive buys. Check out some … Continue reading Frugal feasting for four




Vegetarian, Vegan, Pescatarian, Beegan – decoding different plant based diets

Looking to improve your diet? Adopting a plant-based diet can be an excellent way to increase health through the foods you eat. Benefits of adding more plant foods to your diet include lower risk of cancer and chronic diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease. Most recently research has shown you’ll live longer too. In … Continue reading Vegetarian, Vegan, Pescatarian, Beegan – decoding different plant based diets