There is so much nutritional information out there about how to eat healthily that sometimes it can be confusing to know what to eat to ensure your body and mind feel good. Here, nutritionist and yoga teacher Elisa Pineda takes a look at the science behind some of the most common mistakes yogis can make when trying to eat healthily.
When it comes to snacking, there’s so much on offer it’s hard to pick something that actually satisfies.
When I was studying, the mid-afternoon break could not come soon enough. However, with dinner in sight and a potential gym trip to fit in, it was a challenge to find the perfect snack. Enter power bites. Admittedly they’re not cake, and there is always a time and a place for indulgent afternoon treats, but they are a delicious afternoon snack if you want something nutritious to power you through that late afternoon. Especially if straight up dried fruit and nuts doesn’t do it for you. (more…)
To celebrate International Falafel Day, we’re paying homage to those little balls of delicious flavour with our two favourite healthy falafel recipes. (more…)
There is no possibility of one’s becoming a yogi, O Arjuna, if one eats too much or eats too little, sleeps too much or does not sleep enough.
~Bhagavad Gita Verse 6.16
As people deepen their yoga practice there is an inevitable shift in awareness and perspective. One of the most common places people look with this new-found clarity is diet. When you take care of your body on the outside you will want to know precisely what is going inside, and changes start to occur naturally! (more…)
My biggest struggle with my personal training clients is having them eat a nutritious breakfast that isn’t boring to them, can easily be made, and can be taken on the go. Doctors have been saying for years now that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and this hasn’t changed! (more…)