Posts Tagged ‘low-carb’

7 tips to keep you well nourished this summer

The summer can be a challenging time to stay healthy. It’s vacation time, you’re socializing more, having fun and not as concerned with your regular healthy routine. I’m all for this and 100 per cent believe you need to take these time-outs to chill, relax and enjoy! To stay active, healthy and have the energy…

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Here’s How to Make Cooking More Fun – And a Recipe

Blog Post - make cooking fun - Michelle MacLean _ Health and Wellness Coach _ Halifax Health Coach

While I love to cook, try new recipes and spend hours in the kitchen, I know many of you don’t like to cook, that it can feel like a chore, take too much time and can get boring cooking the same meals over and over again. We all get in food and cooking ruts from…

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Enjoy a low carb Easter!

As we head into the Easter weekend I’ve got a few tips and suggestions for getting through the chocolate onslaught without completely sabotaging your good healthy efforts. I’ve curated some online resources for Easter dinner, brunch and sweet treat Easter goodies. Typically, it isn’t the actual dinner that gets us into trouble but the chocolate, candy, snacking, desserts and…

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Greek Turkey Burgers

These yummy and easy-to-make burgers have become a weekly staple for us. The recipe makes four large burgers but you can always double the batch and make extra to have on hand for lunches or leftovers. I love them topped with tzatziki sauce and served with a steamed green veggie and a greek salad. In…

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Three tasty summer zucchini recipes (including brownies!)

Our garden went mad while we were on vacation this summer. When we came back our veggie boxes were overflowing with three types of lettuce, bok choy, swiss chard, kale, and for the first time, zucchini. It was so exciting to see so many big orange and yellow flowers decorating the tips of these perfectly…

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Boost your health with bone broth

A few days ago I felt like I was coming down with a bug. Headachey, scratchy throat, low energy. You know the feeling. When I get the signal I’m fighting something, my first reaction is to jump into action and prevent it from getting any worse. And where’s my first stop? Not the pharmacy or…

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What I’m serving for dessert this summer

I get asked for sweet treat recipes a lot. And while I’m all about helping people balance their blood sugars and break the nasty sugar cycle, I do believe a yummy, gooey, decadent dessert is something we all need to indulge in every once in awhile. For all of you health conscious folks out there,…

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A day in my eating life

A guide to cleaner eating One of the most common questions I get from clients, detox and workshop participants is “What do you eat?” If I had to categorize my eating and put a label on it, I would say I follow a low-carb approach. In the past I’ve been vegetarian, vegan, and then paleo.…

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