When I’m making a recipe I like to simplify things as much as possible. I like to enjoy my food and not have to stress or worry about carbohydrate counting or about how the food will affect my blood sugar levels. I like to incorporate foods that are high in fibre. When counting carbohydrates, the grams of dietary fibre are already included in the total carbohydrate count, but because fibre is a type of carbohydrate that your body can’t digest, it does not affect your blood sugar levels. As a type one diabetic, I always subtract the fibre value from the net carbohydrate count. Read More »
In this moment, I am completely calm and peaceful. In front of me, a book of gentle meditations for a peaceful yoga mind, my journal for writing and my first adult colouring book, Paris Street Style. Oh, and I can’t forget, a rich and creamy cappuccino made with coconut milk sprinkled with cinnamon and cacao on top – perfection! I don’t know if it’s just everything else that is in this moment that is making me say this, but I swear this is the best cappuccino I have ever had!Read More »
Back in my college days, I used to be a huge coffee drinker, but in the past couple of years I have made the switch to green tea – sorry Christi and Chris! I drink a green tea every morning after breakfast and then a second in the afternoon – I’m a serious creature of habit. However, once in awhile I do still like to enjoy a cup of coffee. Read More »
Whenever I am getting together with family and friends for special occasions I always like to bring a sweet treat along to share with everyone. For one, so that I can selfishly enjoy a yummy sweet that I wouldn’t eat on a regular day, and two, because I want to show those around me that dessert can be delicious, sweet and healthy too!
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One of my favourite pastimes is being in the kitchen cooking, baking, mixing, blending – I think you get the idea, I love food and I love making it! This past weekend I spent Sunday morning in the kitchen cooking up my favourite soup, Vegan Cabbage Soup!Read More »