Archives for November 2013

“Ritz” crackers should not count as a grain!

My mother recently forwarded this to me http://gawker.com/mom-gives-kids-homemade-lunch-school-forces-them-to-ea-1466822586/@neetzanz Basically, a Mother in Manitoba was fined by her children’s because her home-packed, homemade, whole food lunch lunch did not include a serving of grains. Along with the fine, the school “supplemented” her children’s lunches with Ritz crackers to make up for the “lack” of a grain. There… [Read More]

Edible Schoolyard Project

I know this is not news, but we watched this in class a few weeks back and I think this is AMAZING. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qApx7O6phWo Of course, this project takes place in California. The wonderful climate there certainly makes this easier but I still think programs like this could (and should!) happen anywhere. I am a firm… [Read More]

Nike Training Club Canada- “Nearly Impossible Alone, Totally Possible Together”

My friends in New York City have been telling me for a couple years about their experiences with Nike Training Club. When they initially told me they attended free NTC classes at NYU I truly didn’t believe them. I thought they must be paying for it somehow in their tuition. They described these classes to… [Read More]

Squats for Subway Rides

Squats for Subway Rides (click the title for video link) This is AMAZING! This video has been making it’s rounds today on social media sites but I just wanted to share it here as well. For those who have yet to see it, there has been a machine installed in the subway system in Moscow,… [Read More]

Sick Around the World

Good Evening Everyone! I don’t have much time for a long post tonight but I did just want to share this PBS special on healthcare around the world. I’m saddened that it didn’t include Canada in it. However, I think it is very pertinent right now to what is happening in the U.S. Take some… [Read More]

Simply Magic Gluten Free Chocolately “clean” Granola Bars

Greetings Everyone! Those who know me, know that I am not a big supporter of the packaged food industry. I try and avoid packaged foods as much as possible. Do you read the ingedients list of packaged foods? If so, you know as I do that the majority of packaged foods contain at least 1… [Read More]