Discover the Flavours of Costa Rica!
If I were to say to you: Gallo Pinto or Casado, does anything ring a bell? These are delicious recipes typically found in Costa Rica. What a pleasure it is to discover the dishes and flavours of a country you are visiting! Today I am delighted to share with you my main discoveries in Costa […]
Food and Wine Pairings: The Basic Rules
Matching up wines and foods is important to create a beautiful harmony in a meal. While there are many books, magazines and websites with detailed guidelines on how to pair food and wine, there are some simple basic rules that you can learn and apply in no time. I will show you how to pair […]
Is A2 Milk Better Than Regular Milk?
A2 milk is popular in the United States and has recently appeared on the Canadian market. It is marketed as being easier to digest. But what exactly is this product, and does it really provide additional benefits when compared to regular milk? Let’s shed some light on this question!
Can Beet Juice Help Improve Sports Performance?
This article was originally written on July 30, 2019 and fully updated on April 2, 2022. Beet juice is a popular supplement among endurance athletes, but is it really effective? Let’s dive into that question!
Acerum: A Liquor Made from Maple and 100% Quebecois
The arrival of spring means the beginning of the sugar season in Quebec. This brings with it the opportunity to visit a sugar shack and celebrate the many maple products available: the famous maple syrup, maple taffy, maple sugar, maple sap… And more recently, a new certification for a maple liquor: Acerum.
Pea Beverage: An Interesting Alternative?
Although alternatives to milk are not lacking in grocery stores, and I wanted to talk to you about a new one today. Pea beverage caught my attention when we were looking for an alternative for our Low Carb High Fat meal plan. Indeed, it can provide plenty of nutrients, while at the same time being […]
Can Drinking Alcohol After Exercise Be Harmful?
In various sports, especially team sports, it is a common practice to drink alcohol after exercise, often in large amounts, whether it’s drinking a few beers in the locker room after a game or going out to a bar to celebrate a victory. In fact, studies suggest that athletes are more likely to consume alcohol […]
5 Alternatives To Coffee
Do you want to reduce your coffee consumption but don’t know the best ways to replace it? Here are 5 great coffee alternatives that will allow you to skip the cup of joe and add enjoyable variety.
TOP 5: Recipes for Coffee-Lovers
For many of us coffee is a small daily pleasure that help us start the day on the right foot. Furthermore its moderate and regular consumption is associated with risk reduction for some chronic diseases. Coffee is also a great ingredient to add to a dessert or drink to finish a good meal. Here are […]
How To Make Your Own Homemade Sports Drink
A sports drink such as Gatorade is useful for exercise that last for more than an hour. It is a drink specially designed to provide energy in the form of carbohydrates and to replace electrolyte lost through sweat. But do you know that it is very easy to make your own homemade sports drink with […]
Training in the Heat: 4 Tips to Avoid Collapsing!
It’s finally summer, we can strip off and train outside. But heat and humidity can have a negative impact on your performance if you are not careful. Here are four tips to help you avoid collapsing when you practice an outdoor sport this summer.
Alcoholic Drinks – Which ones should you choose?
The season of rooftop bars and barbeques is in full swing! Do you fancy an alcoholic drink but are worried about your weight and your health? Did you know that the number of calories and the amount of sugar varies wildly between different drinks? Here are 4 tips to help you enjoy a glass without […]