Protein packed chickpea cookie dough

Cookie dough is the ultimate comfort food. And it's usually high in refined sugar and refined flour. Although it's absolutely possible to enjoy treats like that occasionally and still reach your fitness goals, I've always enjoyed creating "healthified" versions of my favourite "treat" foods. Just because it's fun! The chickpeas in this recipe give you a good amount of plant based protein, and all the sweetness comes from just five fresh dates.

4 tips for reading food labels

This post is for you if you want to make healthy choices when it comes to food shopping! Checking food labels and determining whether certain foods are good for us or not can be overwhelming considering the amount of ingredients in most food items, and it can take a lot of time that most of us don't have to spare when going to the store. That's why I came up with four main things to consider when determining whether or not to buy certain foods.