10 ways to keep your diet exciting (1/10)

Don't get stuck eating the same thing every day. Here's how to keep your diet exciting so you can stick with it


Make your own salad bar

For a family dinner one night this week, put together a salad bar and invite the whole crew to create their own salads. Include at least two vegetables that aren’t usually on the menu — jicama, radicchio or artichoke hearts, for instance, as well as some cooked chickpeas and lentils for protein. Warm up a loaf of whole-wheat bread. For dessert, serve up a selection of colourful sorbets topped with berries.

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Fitness: canfitpro Consumer Fitness and Wellness Show

This morning I attended a media sneak peak at the canfitpro International Fitness and Club Business Conference and Trade Show where I got to see some of the latest fitness trends and gadgets. One that I’m pretty excited about? Probably the RealRyder Stationary Bike. (That’s co-founder Colin Irving showing us how it works, above) The […]


Whole Grain Crusted Apple Pie

Even when you’re baking a treat you can make healthy choices. This apple pie is full of whole grain goodness, and as an added bonus you’ll find that the oat and whole wheat crust is easier to make than a normal pie crust.

Too late for a pre-nup?

A story on CNN.com this morning touts post-nups, legal arrangements laid out after you’ve tied the knot that set out the terms of the marriage. And no, they’re not just something for exorbitantly wealthy folks or those crazy celebs. The story doesn’t cite numbers, but says 50 percent of lawyers polled by the American Academy […]


Canada’s best hiking routes

Spending a few days trekking along some of these breathtakingly beautiful Canadian hiking routes will heal your mind and body. Here are 10 places to unplug and lace up for a day hike or a multi-day adventure