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Decoding Nutrition Labels


The most nutritious foods are the ones that don’t come with packaging or labels such as the fresh foods found on the outside perimeter of your grocery store. While I recommend that you avoid the packaged foods that you find in the middle aisles as much as possible, I know that in real life relying on a box or jar can often mean the difference between a home-cooked meal and the drive-through.

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The Whole30 Cookbook: Dukkah-Crusted Brussels Sprouts + a Giveaway!

Disclosure: I received a copy of the Whole30 Cookbook by Penguin Random House Canada for review purposes. 

Even though everyone says it’s not, the Whole30 is a diet – the very definition of a diet is restricting the food that you eat – and if you’ve been here for awhile you know that I don’t do diets.

But I do make an exception for the Whole30 because we could all benefit from 30 days without sugar, processed foods, gluten, dairy, soy, alcohol and even grains, beans and legumes.  (more…)