Rambutan Fruit: Nutritional Facts & Review


Rambutan fruit (ram-what?!) is produced from the Nephelium lappaceum tree, is a relative to the lychee which instantly makes me think of my favourite martini drink! (no judging). Is rambutan the next 'superfood' or hype? The odd looking rambutan fruit caught my attention in the grocery store. It's ugly, spiked, yet neatly packaged in groups of ... Continue Reading

Sunwarrior, Vega, and Pranin Organics: The Only 3 Supplements In My Cupboard

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Today, the only supplements in my cupboard are from Sunwarrior, Vega, and Pranin Organics.  When I first got introduced to weights and working out, protein bars (aka junk filled candy bars) and shakes were all the rage.  All the cool kids were doing it. (Along with other things I'd never venture towards). Working out = consuming supplements.  ... Continue Reading

Tosca Reno (Clean Eating): Meeting One Of My Role Models!

Tosca Reno (Clean Eating) - Tosca and I

By chance last Tuesday, I was on Twitter and noticed the Eat Clean Diet Team post that Tosca Reno would be at a book signing in Ottawa that Thursday. Tosca Reno? Here? Ottawa! Seriously?! Woohoo! Eeeek! **dancing** You see Tosca in my nutritional hero, and she unknowingly has changed the way I think about foods, myself, and life. ... Continue Reading

Juice Cleanse: 3 Surprising Benefits You’ll Love


Juice Cleanse: 3 Surprising Benefits You'll Love.  Move over Mr Weightloss and Mrs Detox, these benefits weren't what I expected after my three day cleanse! The skeptic in me has always been leary of cleanses and detox regimes (isn't that the point of your liver?) but love, love, LOVE the ideas of 100% wholesome, local, fresh pressed vegetable ... Continue Reading

New Years Resolution: The ONLY One You Need


New Years Resolution: The ONLY one you need might just surprise you. It's not the enormoulsy popular and often daunting ideal top 2014 resolutions of losing weight, getting fit or curbing addictions.  It's not the impossible nor the one you'll be eager to ditch by February.  It's simple.  The only New Years resolution you need is; ... Continue Reading