How to REALLY Spring Clean Your Kitchen Pantry

I'm not talking about checking expiration dates or scrubbing the crud out of your tile grout. I'm talking about taking a critical look at our very own pantries and making healthier changes to our home food environment. Yes, there are so many other factors that influence the way we eat. This could include how close... Read more

Cooking and Clean Eating for One

All the single ladies, all the single ladies. "Eating healthy is so hard when you are only cooking for one!" We hear this all the time. Eating healthy can be hard when you are living on your own. You start with the best intentions, but when Friday rolls around and you still have a gallon... Read more

Mac n' 'Cheese'

If you haven't heard about this recipe by now, pay close attention. First, let's establish that this Mac n' 'Cheese' is gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan. I know. There is so much contradiction in that sentence but stay with me. This recipe uses a devious blend of oven-roasted butternut squash, onions and garlic. The cashews and... Read more

When My Cats Ate Healthier Than I Did

Over the past year, my husband and I completed That Clean Life's monthly clean eating challenges and chronicled them in several photoseries for fun. Sharing these experiences actually contributed to the birth of my blog on Maude + Phyllis. (Anyone remember this gem?) But between challenges, we often fell through the cracks. We still found ourselves... Read more

5 Reasons Bone Broth is Awesome

In case you missed the memo, our very first Paleo meal plan was released last weekend on That Clean Life! We’re working through the meal plan as a community starting Monday March 23. We provide you with the meal plan, grocery list and recipes and it is up to you to follow along, eat... Read more

Warm Winter Buddha Bowl

If there is one thing I love to make it’s bowls. Bowls for breakfast, lunch and dinner. All day, everyday. They are just so easy to throw together and can pack a mean nutritional punch when done right. “Buddha Bowls” are basically just bowls made up of veggie scraps - whatever you’ve got... Read more

Our Top 5 Pre Workout Snacks

What you put into your body before you hit the gym can make or break your workout. It can also make or break your post-workout recovery. Here’s a list of our favourite pre-workout snacks and why they are awesome: #1.Green Apple Cinnamon Protein Smoothie Our original Green Apple Cinnamon Smoothie recipe is delicious... Read more