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Meal Planning 101

Meal Planning 101

By: Dr. Natalie McCulloch ND A wise patient once told me if you ‘fail to plan, you plan to fail’.  This really stuck with me and has been my motivation to ensure I take the necessary steps to meal plan each week.  It became evident to me that despite having all the...
Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

By: Dr. Christine Cho ND Everyone loves the holidays—the snow, the gifts, seeing friends and family, and most of all, the FOOD!  We all allow ourselves to indulge over the holidays and then figure we’ll deal with it in the new year, because that’s what new year’s...
Apple Berry Crumble

Apple Berry Crumble

This recipe has saved me many nights when those dangerous sugar cravings come on.  I happened to have all the necessary ingredients (most of them are staples in my house) and so together we created probably the best fruit dessert I’ve had.  I have since then...
Post-Workout Nutrition

Post-Workout Nutrition

By: Dr. Christine Cho ND Whether you are a weekend warrior or fitness junkie, it is important to make sure that you are fuelled properly for your work out, game, or activity.   In order to get the most out of your workout, your body needs resources like carbohydrates,...
The Importance of Protein

The Importance of Protein

By: Dr. Christine Cho ND Although it seems like a simple concept, the role of protein in our bodies and as a nutrient is often misunderstood.  There is some debate today on whether North Americans consume too much or too little protein.  On one hand, we always hear...
Avocado Chocolate Pudding

Avocado Chocolate Pudding

Ingredients 8 medjool dates, pitted 1/2 cup water 3 medium avocados, pitted 1 cup coconut milk 1/4 cup honey 5 to 7 tablespoons cacao or cocoa powder 2 teaspoons vanilla pinch sea salt Place the dates into your blender and cover with a 1/2 cup of water. Make sure the...