Rhubarb is a fruit I remember picking in my yard, and throughout my neighbourhood growing up. At some point the rhubarb plant in our yard disappeared and rhubarb disappeared from my summer diet. I forgot about it until I was in Germany last June and saw it for sale at a farmer’s market. This year I knew I wanted to buy some local rhubarb and incorporate it into some recipes!
I recently traveled to Chateau Lake Louise for a family wedding. While a beautiful location for a wedding it isn’t quite student budget friendly. A smoothie at one of the hotel restaurants would have costed me $17. I wanted to be able to eat healthy without breaking the bank.
We prepared by grocery shopping in bigger grocery stores before we got to the hotel. Continue reading
I recently got all four of my wisdom teeth removed. I am the type of person that does not handle being hungry very well. Hangry is a very real feeling for me. Without the ability to chew properly I was very limited in my options for eating in the days following my surgery. Here are a few tips for snacks, meals and staying full that I used to avoid that hangry feeling!
Popcorn is one of my favourite snacks. Popcorn is a whole grain, high in fibre, low in fat and very affordable! Living in a student residence at my university I do not have enough storage space for an air popper, and I prefer to avoid all the added chemicals found in many microwave popcorns. As a solution to these challenges I discovered a way to DIY Microwave Popcorn! This has changed my snack game, and I am amazed at how easy and cheap it is to make! Every time I share how easy it is to make my friends are mind blown so I figured it was time for a blog post dedicated just to making it! Continue reading
Each September I find it hard to get back into the back to school routine, especially packing snacks to get me through long days at school. Today I will be sharing my favourite snack ideas, as well as breaking down what exactly a snack is.