Product Reviews

Phytoplankton

Phytoplankton

As a dietitian, I feel that it is super important to be up-to-date on new products that come out in the market. It’s just a matter of time that clients will ask you about them and it’s always good to have an informed option. Some food products start out as natural health products before they(…)

OIKOS SuperGrains Yogurt Review

OIKOS SuperGrains Yogurt Review

I was so happy to receive complimentary samples of the new OIKOS SuperGrains Greek yogurt the other day! This product comes in four different flavours and has a combination of grains mixed into it. The flavours I tried were: Cranberry Orange with quinoa, flaxseed and buckwheat Mixed Berry with quinoa, chia seed and buckwheat Peach(…)

OIKOS SuperGrains Greek Yogurt

OIKOS SuperGrains Greek Yogurt

I have recently seeing more and more yogurts with seeds and fruit added to them. I usually try to make my own muesli but have to admit that there are some mornings where I’m just not organized enough or have enough time. I’m seeing more and more yogurts that have seeds and fruit mixed in(…)

Liberté Greek Seeds & Fruit Yogourt‏

Liberté Greek Seeds & Fruit Yogourt‏

I recently saw Liberté Greek Seeds & Fruit Yogourt in the grocery store and thought “What a great idea! I l love mixing seeds and fruit in my yogourt but don’t always have the time or the items on hand.” Liberté Greek Seeds & Fruit Yogourt comes in two flavours – Strawberry and Pineapple &(…)

Portion Perfection – A Weight Loss Program designed by a dietitian

Portion Perfection – A Weight Loss Program designed by a dietitian

As a dietitian, one of the most common things I hear from people is “ I want to lose weight but I don’t know how to eat healthy. Can you make me a meal plan?” *groan* Meals plans for weight loss It’s not that I don’t want to provide examples of healthy meals or tips(…)

T-Fal Actifry machine

T-Fal Actifry machine

I am so excited to be reviewing the T-Fal Actifry machine. I have been wanting to try this machine since it came out on the market a couple years ago. Claiming to be able to make healthy French fries using just one tablespoon of oil, it definitely got my attention. I don’t have a lot(…)

SodaStream – sparkling water maker

SodaStream – sparkling water maker

I am seeing these SodaStream sparkling water makers everywhere these days! SodaStream promotes itself as a company that makes water exciting – encouraging you to drink more water by making water fun while being sustainable. The water it makes is just as good as the sparkling water you would buy and you can make whatever drinks and(…)

Truvia® calorie-free sweetener

Truvia® calorie-free sweetener

I am super excited to be offering up Truvia® – a calorie free sweetener to members of the product review club this month. Truvia® is one of the brand names of stevia that is currently on the market right now. Other brands include PureVia, Krisda and Sweet Leaf. Stevia comes from a stevia rebaudiana plant(…)

Omega Crunch flax topping

Omega Crunch flax topping

I’ve sent out chia seeds and hemp seeds through my product review club previously so I’m very excited to be able to complete the trilogy and send out flax seeds – probably the most common one out of all of them. Flax seeds gained popularity by being a plant based source of omega-3 fatty acids.(…)

Manitoba Harvest hemp hearts

Manitoba Harvest hemp hearts

Hemp hearts have received a lot of attention over the years as a plant based source of protein, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. What is hemp? Hemp is actually a plant. It’s used to make clothing, textiles and food. It is not marijuana which comes from a different variant known for its psychoactive properties. Hemp(…)