Why I Only Eat Poutine in Quebec (Or Why the 80/20 Rule is Bullshit)

January is often the time of year when people get on the healthy eating bandwagon. Doing a Whole30 or 21 Day Sugar Detox are excellent ways to re-establish your health. But what happens after your 30-day challenge? Do you stick to your new strict eating habits all the time? Or are you going to do … Continue reading

Julia Child’s name is synonymous with the best of French cooking. Interestingly she didn’t learn to cook until she was almost 40! Cooking can be a chore for some. I can understand the frustration many people feel when it comes to cooking. The extent of my culinary skills when I moved out on my own … Continue reading

The Secret to 6-Pack Abs

You want a six-pack, don’t you? Oh, if I had a dollar for every time someone asked, “How do I get six-pack abs?” I’d be writing this from a beach in Bora Bora. Alas, I’m in my office nearly10,000 kilometers away. Boo! Rock hard abs are considered the epitome of fitness. There is an entire … Continue reading

Paleo Cookies are Still Junk Food

The paleo diet is a simple one based on lots of fresh vegetables, lean meats, healthy fats in the forms of nuts, seeds and oils and some fruit. These nutrient dense whole foods are the foundation of health. If you stick to those elements you will experience a myriad of health benefits. But it is … Continue reading