Entries by Michelle

How to Spring Detox

Last week I did a live talk in Toronto at The Big Carrot all about Spring Detoxing. It went great, but, If I’m being honest, I’ll admit that I was slightly surprised by the number of people who actually showed up! It was a beautiful evening which I assumed would mean people would rather stay […]

Brazil Nut Banana Loaf

The other day I went to go and make my Gluten Free Banana Nut Muffins only to realize that I didn’t have any almonds (the main ingredient!). I scanned the fridge and as it turns out, I needed to get creative because all we had were a little over a cup of Brazil nuts. A few […]

Black Bean Brownies

Black Bean Brownie Recipe:  1 can of black beans (I used Eden Organics 398ml can) 2 eggs 1/3 cup raw cacao (I used Navitas Naturals) 1/3 cup + 1 Tbsp coconut oil 1/3 cup  chocolate chips (I used Enjoy Life) 2/3 cup sucanat sugar (unrefined cane sugar) 1/2 Tbsp pure vanilla extract (scant) 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1. Preheat […]

Simple Burrito Bowls

As I sit here in cold, wintery Toronto writing this blog post, my lucky husband is sitting on the beach in Cabo, Mexico. I’m not going to lie, I am a little envious, but instead of wishing I was there with him, I decided instead to enjoy my extra solo time and cook up some […]

5 Tips to Manage Your Cravings

Being pregnant, the most common question that I get asked is ‘how are you feeling’? I’m lucky to report that beyond a few days of slight nausea during the first few weeks, I’m actually feeling amazing! My energy is fairly high, my sleep is great and my diet is, well, pretty normal. Besides from some […]

Coconut Almond Quinoa Bites

In my newsletter last week I made a pretty big announcement – I’m 19 weeks pregnant! I’m beyond excited to become a mama in October and I plan to share a lot about my experience on this little space of the interwebs that I call my own. For now, I’m glad to report that my […]

Cranberry Maple Walnut Granola

This Mother’s day I decided that I wanted to make gifts for the two most important mama’s in my life, my Mama, and my sister who has very recently become a new mama to a very sweet little man! Since my sister has her hands full with tending to her little one, and my mama […]

Carrot Cake Protein Bites

When it’s 3pm and you’ll literally do anything for something sweet — these bites have got your back. Filled with wholesome ingredients and a combination of carbs, protein and healthy fats, these are a great afternoon snack option. The best part is that they only take 10 minutes to make. My suggestion is make 2-3 batches […]

Spring Rainbow Salad

Here’s a delicious and filling meal-sized salad for you! It’s got a little bit of an Asian flare and it’s bound to keep both your belly and tastebuds happy (as well as your waistline!). It also uses a vegetarian protein source, edamame, so it’s great as a Meatless Monday option. Here’s a fun fact about edamame:  just one […]

3 Amazing Natural Alternatives to Coffee

One question that every client of mine gets during their first session is ‘ do you drink coffee?’ and if so, ‘how much coffee do you drink?’ I ask not because I am judging (ahem, former coffee-holic over here!), but because although coffee can provide some pretty amazing health benefits (it’s packed with antioxidants, boosts […]