Wellness

Stop Having Cheat Meals

Stop Having Cheat Meals

Let me start by saying, if you decide to have cheat meals and you have a healthy relationship with food…awesome! You do you! If you find that you can’t stop thinking about food or can’t stop yourself when you start, then this post is for […]

What the Heck are Macros?

What the Heck are Macros?

If you’ve been confused by the terms macros or IIFYM (If It Fits Your Macros), this post is for you! I’m going to lay it out for you. Macros is simply short for macronutrients – the nutrients your body REQUIRES. You can think of macronutrients […]

Weight Loss – Expect Peaks and Valleys

Weight Loss – Expect Peaks and Valleys

It’s Saturday morning, you have been killing it in the gym, you ate perfectly all week, and you go to step on the scale. You are pretty sure that, because you were basically the poster child for perfect health this week, you must have lost […]

Get Your Mind Right

Get Your Mind Right

The mind is a powerful tool. It can help you achieve a goal or it can prevent you from reaching your goals. In Carol Dweck’s book Mindset, she identifies two types of mindset – Fixed and Growth. To help better understand each of these mindsets, let’s […]

Shopping Paleo in Edmonton and On-line

Shopping Paleo in Edmonton and On-line

Since I started paleo, my cupboards look drastically different. No longer are they filled with pre-packaged snack foods, whole wheat, oats, rice cakes, quinoa, etc.  Now you will find raw honey, coconut oil, nuts, coconut flour, etc.  Making the transition wasn’t easy.  It takes a […]