dried beans with Parmesan rind in dutch oven
Recipes

How to Cook Beans Quickly in the Oven

No pantry is complete without beans. If you have canned beans on hand, you can whip up a quick meal in no time. Dried beans, on the other hand, require some thinking ahead - you have to soak them overnight before using them...or do you? In today's post I'll cover how to cook beans quickly… Continue reading How to Cook Beans Quickly in the Oven

bowl of granola with raisins and sliced almonds beside plate of whole cherries
Nutrition

What is Mindful Eating?

With this year's Nutrition Month theme being More than Food, there's been some discussion about mindful eating.  This is great, because it can be a good tool to help you tune into your body and learn more about nourishing yourself.  Unfortunately, many assume it just means "minding what you eat", but that's a bit of… Continue reading What is Mindful Eating?

women sleeping alone in bed with white sheets wearing face mask and blue pajamas
Nutrition

29 Ways to Improve Your Health (That Don’t Include Weight Loss)

January is well behind us, and thank goodness. I'm so tired of hearing about all the detoxes and fad diets claiming to improve your health by shrinking your body, when in fact, they do anything but. Is it just me, or is the New Year officially sponsored by diet culture? Adopt Healthy Behaviours for Improved… Continue reading 29 Ways to Improve Your Health (That Don’t Include Weight Loss)

Nutrition

No, Drinking Milk Does Not Cause Breast Cancer

Oh my. The press are at it again.  Scaring the bejesus out of everyone for clickbait.  In case you missed it, a new study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology (IJE), concluded that "high intakes of dairy milk were associated [italics added for emphasis] with greater risk of breast cancer, when adjusted for soy… Continue reading No, Drinking Milk Does Not Cause Breast Cancer