I’m sharing tips and inspirations to nourish your body, stay strong, and live your life vibrantly, as you age.
January 17, 2017
Shannon Crocker MSc RD
Grey day. Everything is grey. I watch. But nothing moves today.
~ Dr. Zuess, My Many Coloured Days
There’s something about a cold, grey winter’s day that makes me want a warm, spicy bowl of chili. Are you with me?
I created this White and Black Bean Turkey Chili a couple of years ago when I was looking for something deliciously nourishing for a crisp fall cottage weekend with my girlfriends.
It’s like goodness in a bowl!
It’s jam-packed with good-for-you ingred...
January 10, 2017
January is the perfect time to renew your passion for healthy eating. If you’re trying to eat more healthfully but find yourself dreaming of donuts and potato chips, you’re not alone.
You might have heard that you crave foods that your body needs, but it doesn’t work that way! If it did, we’d all be craving vegetables and fruit – ‘cause most of us don’t get nearly enough!
Cravings are more about brain chemistry and the psychology of pleasure and reward.
If you’re eating mostly healthy foods, enjoying a small serving of that food you’re craving isn’t a big deal. In fact, it’s actually a good option to enjoy foods you love, in moderation.
But there are also lots of simple swaps that are better for you, just as tasty, and can help you crush your cravings. Here are 15 of my favourite craving-crushing snack swaps:
Craving a sweet treat? Swap that cookie or ice cream for…
1. Almond Butter Energy Bites – these littl...
January 6, 2017
Shannon Crocker RD
These bites deliver energy, protein and fibre (and a hint of chocolate) to help you crush cravings, manage munchies and power through a work out.
January 3, 2017
Resolving to eat better doesn't mean you have to revolutionize your diet! Like the tortoise and hare story goes, slow and steady wins the race. Here are three small tweaks you can stick with!
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