Sweet potato salmon cakes

Sweet potato salmon cakes

  There are so many reasons for you to make fish a regular component of your diet. They’re a mineral-rich source of quality protein and a source of heart-supporting essential omega-3 fatty acids. These omega-3 fats improve blood vessel function, help reduce blood pressure and promote anti-inflammatory processes in the body. Their being  “essential” means that it’s essential…

Kale & Ricotta Breakfast Bites

Kale & Ricotta Breakfast Bites

Do you look forward to breakfast? I do. On most days, I try to wake up early enough to give myself 5 or so minutes to sit down with my breakfast, cup of coffee and plan out my day. This morning routine has become important for my daily productivity and focus and the breakfast I eat…

Meal Prep Challenge Week 4

Meal Prep Challenge Week 4

  The most amazing thing happened the other day. After a gruelling (but completely fun) 45 minute spin class, I was chatting with a fellow spinner in-between water gulps and towel swipes back to the locker room. We talked workouts, which led to nutrition which ultimately led to what we do for a living. We…

Spinach turkey burgers

Spinach turkey burgers

    At MN, we like living in the land of YES. In a world where can’ts and shouldn’ts reign free and where foods are glorified one day and vilified the next, we much prefer shifting the focus on what we should eat MORE of. What we can say YES to. Eating well is just so…

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

The Meal Prep Challenge is in full swing and your response so far has been nothing short of inspiring. Let’s keep things going with a great make-ahead recipe shall we? Today’s video for Stuffed Sweet Potatoes is a recipe you can either prepare in its entirety over the weekend or prep ingredients individually to assemble quickly during the week….

Breakfast Cheesecake Bowl

Breakfast Cheesecake Bowl

  Ever wish you could eat dessert for breakfast? Well, dream no more. I’ve got a recipe for you today that’ll have you jumping out of bed in the morning. As a fun twist on the classic yogurt parfait, in today’s episode of balanced bowls I will show you how to prepare a breakfast cheesecake bowl…sans cheese. That’s right. Instead, we will be…

Kale, Squash and Tahini Salad Bowl

Kale, Squash and Tahini Salad Bowl

Is salad your go-to meal option or do you avoid it because the word salad just screams “DIET FOOD” to you? Does it satisfy your hunger and keep your energy levels steady all afternoon or are you hungry within two hours of your last bite? Salads are a very convenient way to load up on nutrient-dense foods. However, don’t be mislead into…

Shrimp and Quinoa Alla Puttanesca

Shrimp and Quinoa Alla Puttanesca

I’m a BIG believer in being prepared. Preparation streamlines your activities, increases your chances of success and not to mention the priceless peace of mind that comes with feeling prepared. And we all know that when it comes to sticking with a healthy diet, preparation is key. But what happens when things get in the way of your weekly meal…

Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto and Salmon

Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto and Salmon

People are always searching for simple and speedy ways to add more veggies to their plates. Here’s one for you…ever heard of zoodles? Also known as zucchini noodles, zoodles are almost as fun to say as they are to eat. I myself like to use zucchini noodles as a salad base or as an alternative or…

Fish Taco Salad

Fish Taco Salad

Ever been to San Diego? I hadn’t been until a just few weeks ago. In fact, I had never been to the West coast at all, so I was quite excited to finally head down. It was fantastic. The weather was prefect and the food was full of my favourite things; fish tacos, fresh seafood, California…