Buckwheat banana bread

I go bananas for bananas! But I really do keep it controlled because it is a high carbohydrate, high sugar fruit, therefore I am careful of how much of it I eat (If you want to read more on carbohydrates and sugar check out this blog post). But, that doesn’t mean it is completely banned from my diet. Bananas…

What is sugar?

So, what is sugar? Sugar is basically a kind of carbohydrate that is released quickly into your blood to give you energy. But there are many kinds of sugar, and each is processed differently by the body. It all starts off with glucose which is a monosaccharide and is the main fuel molecule for all…

Is Vitamin A important?

Vitamins and minerals are an essential part of our health as I had mentioned in an earlier post. Last week I talked a bit about calcium. Today I want to explain the importance Vitamin A has in our diets. Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin, this means our bodies will absorb it better if we take it…

Buckwheat pizza recipe

Who doesn’t love pizza? The weekend is just around the corner and we must start planning a meal to make at home that is fun to make with our friends and family! But, pizza is not always the best option if you are trying to lose weight, get fitter or are just being mindful on…