Products to Help Get Your Kids Get into Nutrition!

This month our blogs are dedicated to kids nutrition! There are so many interesting topics we would love to discuss over the next few weeks. You can start off by looking at some of these helpful products to help feed your child more nutritious food and get them into the kitchen.  Some of these products…

Keto Holiday Menu

Trying to stick with your low carb lifestyle through the holiday? Here are some of our favorite keto recipes which can make a great meal plan, or just use one of the recipes to bring to a gathering so that you know it’s keto friendly.   Cauliflower Mash 6 servings Ingredients: 1 pound cauliflower florets…

Exercise Classes Reviewed

This blog is dedicated to breaking down the pros and cons of some popular workouts/gyms.  Group exercise or very specified gym memberships can help keep you stay motivated especially during the winter season.                                            …

Workout Nutrition

A common question we get in regards to physical activity is “what should I eat before and after a workout?” Well, that can depend. What is your ultimate goal? Fat loss? Muscle gain? Training? Whatever the goal, there are a few principles that apply. Pre-Workout Pre workout nutrition should be individualized. Most often, we guide…

Bunless Burger with Mushrooms and Sweet Potato Fries

Photo by Zac Cain on Unsplash The past month, we have been focusing on diabetes education. We are finishing this series with a blood sugar friendly recipe. We decided to take a common ‘burger and fries’ meal and make a healthier version. Let’s start with the burger. Our first modification is to discard the bun. Often burgers are served…

Insulin Resistance

What is insulin resistance? Let’s start by discussing normal physiology. When you consume a carbohydrate-based food, say a piece of toast, it is broken down into glucose in your bloodstream.   This glucose needs to enter your cells in order to be converted into energy. Insulin, secreted by the pancreas, is the key which opens that…