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  • Cookbook review! No Meat Athlete Cookbook

    This week I am reviewing The No Meat Athlete Cookbook ! I’m a big fan of the No Meat Athlete podcast and I have been a guest a couple of times (episodes 162 and 183). I was thrilled to hear this book was finally out and it did not disappoint. Check out my review below:   Tell me about the cookbook The No Meat Athlete Cookbook is billed as being full of whole food plant-based…

  • That Dam Hill: my 24 hour ultramarathon race report

    That Dam Hill Tell us about pre-race (event website/info, and on the day). Heading up to That Damn Hill in London, Ontario, my life was the usual mix of packing school lunches, seeing clients, teaching and fitting some training in where I can. And, trying to do it all with a smile and a hug – that is what moms are best at, right? I caught the vibe from the website that this race was…

  • Eating your way to mindfulness

    This guest post was written by Liz Higgins, dietetic intern. Thanks Liz! We are all creatures of habit, and our busy schedules make it challenging to change our routines. This is especially true when it comes to food and eating. But, change is possible. Here are a few simple tips to help on your journey to a positive relationship with food. Target your food triggers Food triggers are the sights, sounds, smells, thoughts, feelings, and…

  • How to Ditch Your Diet

    This is a guest post by Liz Higgins, MHSc, dietetic intern. Thanks Liz! As a former dancer, Liz is no stranger to the world of dieting and food restriction. She always felt pressure to maintain her physique, which led her down the scary path of yo-yo dieting and calorie counting. Like Liz, many men and women face similar challenges, and may turn to dieting in order to lose or manage weight.

  • Wait…. are you really hungry?

    Some days,  is so hard to have a healthy relationship with our bodies, and know when we are really hungry! There are many environmental cues that impact our desire to eat. Food advertising on buses, convenience stands, and snack foods at grocery store check outs are just a few examples. Our emotions can also affect our eating habits, whether we’re celebrating a birthday or relieving stress at the end of a long day. Both the…