What is an Alkaline Diet and why is it Good for us?

alkaline diet

Don’t worry – we aren’t going back to grade 5 science class when we learned way more than we wanted to know about acids, pH, and alkalinity. 😉 We are going to discuss a very important and relevant topic, however, and that is how to incorporate more alkaline foods into our diet and why we should.…

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When Life Gives You Lemons…Eat More Lemons

lemons

Yes, you can definitely make lemonade as well (just be careful not to add sugar, substitutes can be OK), but we also want to talk more specifically about this wonder fruit, lemons. DID YOU KNOW… That Real Estate agents suggest leaving a bowl of fresh lemons in your kitchen when preparing for an open house?…

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Four Ways to Lead a More Plant-Based Lifestyle

plant-based

At Ki’s Kitchen, we cook solely plant-based meals that are packed with flavour, protein, and nutrients. This diet serves our clientele well in that the food we prepare is based on anti-inflammatory principles and supports people dealing with compromised immune systems. However, we understand that this lifestyle isn’t for everyone. Many of our clients do…

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Vegan | 3 Steps to Help you get Started the Right Way

vegan

As many of you know, I am vegan – and have been meatless for years. This was an easy choice, but unfortunately it was not an easy transition. We are conditioned to eat meat with just about every meal. Media has told us we need obscene amounts of protein to survive. The Food Guide has…

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Superfoods | What are they and why you should care!

Superfoods

Have you heard the buzz around superfoods? A superfood is described as a nutrient-dense food that is particularly beneficial for our health and wellbeing. Over the years, the foods on the list ebb and flow, with some showing more staying power than others. And, with the qualifying components ever evolving. What most proponents of superfoods…

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Diet or Lifestyle | Ki’s Kitchen ‘Take’

Healthy Diet

When we hear the word, “diet,” most of us picture calorie counting, endless stalks of celery, and way too much salad. However, the word diet actually has two meanings – one is the action of restricting what one eats in the attempt to lose weight, while the other means the style/kind of foods that a person…

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No ‘Whey’ Man! | What you should know about whey

whey

This is not the tale of Little Miss Muffet. Instead, it is the tale of the controversial ingredient, whey, and why we, at Ki’s Kitchen, do not recommend the consumption of it. Whey is the residual product leftover from cheese production and is one of two proteins found in milk (casein is the other). For…

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome – IBS – The More you Know

irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, sometimes misdiagnosed as colitis, is a functional disorder of the large intestine that results in abdominal pain, gas, bloating, and alternating periods of diarrhea and constipation. Surprisingly, IBS affects up to 20% of the population, mostly women, and is the 2ndbiggest cause of work/school absence due to illness (the common cold is…

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