Breakfast. Pie.

Yup. You read that right- breakfast pie. The merits of pie as a breakfast food has long been a topic of conversation in my nearest and dearest friendship circle. All of us have agreed for years now that pie is definitely¬†a legitimate breakfast food. I mean, think about it for a minute. Toast and jam… [Read More]

A Healthy Mother’s Day

Often times any sort of Holiday or celebration can side track our healthy lifestyle goals. Of course, a Holiday is definitely a good reason to indulge a little bit, but that doesn’t mean going all out. With mother’s day coming up this weekend, I know a lot of people (myself included) like to head out… [Read More]

Spring Tips for Eating Well

I know that it is now April (though you wouldn’t be able to tell by the blast of snow we received here in Toronto) but it was just March. For those who do not know, March is Nutrition Month, this is certainly a National Health Observance that I can get behind and the inspiration behind… [Read More]

How to Deal- Late Night Snack Attacks

I don’t know about you, but I have a serious love affair with snacking and always have. I find during the day I am very mindful about what I eat and what snacks I consume. However, once I’m at home, dinner finished, workout done and cuddled up on the couch, my snacking becomes completely mindless.¬†This… [Read More]

What does “Wellness” mean to me?

I will be honest, this post is a contest entry. BUT, in order to enter the contest, I have to explain what wellness means to me. Motives aside, this is definitely an important question to ponder and reflect on and I am so happy that The Healthy Maven, Run to the Finish and Fit Foodie… [Read More]

Raw/Vegan Key Lime Pie Mousse

Is anyone else still craving holiday treats or is it just me? Maybe it’s because I’m not working right now, or perhaps it is because it’s cold and grey out, but I also suspect that it may be directly correlated to binge-watching “Scandal” for hours every night. What is it about a good netflix binge… [Read More]

Re-framing Exercise

Disclosure: I am often eavesdropping on conversations that I am not a part of. I don’t do this to be rude or because I am nosey. Rather, I work in an area where there is a lot of traffic coming and going. Given that I work in wellness I am always curious when people start… [Read More]

Me!

Hey everyone! Well, this is my very first time ever writing a blog so bear with me! Who am I? My name is Alison (Ali) and I am currently a Workplace Wellness and Health Promotion grad student at Centennial College in Toronto, Ontario. Favourite way to sweat? LesMills BodyPump, BodyAttack or RPM Favourite vegetable? Kale… [Read More]