Oatmeal That Slaps

Oatmeal. A breakfast staple…especially for multi-day outdoor adventures. But let’s face it: oatmeal can be so boring. To make things worse, many store bought packets lack energy boosting nutrients and are loaded with added sugars.  Since eating more oatmeal than I’d like to admit, I couldn’t stand the thought of eating another bowl on a … Read moreOatmeal That Slaps

Mediterranean CousCous

Mediterranean CousCous High in carbs, protein and Vitamin C, this tasty meal will keep you full and energized! Ingredients: 1/2 cup Cous Cous 1/4 cup dehydrated Feta Cheese 1/4 cup dehydrated or sundried tomatoes 1/4 cup dehydrated green bell peppers 2 tbsps. dehydrated red onions 1-2 tbsps dehydrated olives (optional) 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp … Read moreMediterranean CousCous

Guide to Seed Starting Indoors

Guide to Starting Seeds Indoors Late Winter… My old friend and nemesis.  As we sit in the depths of these frosty Canadian months, I become more and more anxious to feel the sun on my bare skin again. To smell pollen and tree resins in the air… To watch the birds migrate back and watch the … Read moreGuide to Seed Starting Indoors

Brainy Foods for your Moods

“Let thy food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food”. – Hippocrates Our mental health is often tied together with our emotional states, or biochemical make-up, but what we eat – or don’t eat – plays a critical role in influencing how we feel. Many Canadians have inadequate intakes of key nutrients that are … Read moreBrainy Foods for your Moods

Homemade Protein Balls

Chocolate-Coco Protein Balls You can’t go wrong with a protein bar, but what about protein balls?! Perfect for a quick snack on the go, for a pre or post workout or even activities such as heading to the mountains. I find protein bars fairly costly, so instead make some protein balls, package them up nicely, … Read moreHomemade Protein Balls