Would you rather add or subtract?

What is a calorie anyway? As we head into fall and back into routines, I find it easier to manage my daily food intake.  For many of us, the summer was fun, relaxing and we took more liberties than we normally would during the fall, winter and spring months. So, how can we get back […]

Have you changed your filter?

Summer is a coveted time of the year.  The weather is warm, holidays are booked and we spend more time with our family and friends.  As a result of this, we get RELAXATION, which is fantastic!  However, when we stray away from routines we have a tendency to indulge in more and exercise less.  So, […]

Children’s Health Workshop Our children will be the first generation that may not outlast their parents. Life is an amazing gift and so are our children. Join this workshop and learn how to support your children nutritionally and create lifelong healthy eating habits that your children can embrace. This workshop is for you if you: […]

Superfoods

In today’s society, we struggle to find the right balance of healthy food, proper proportions and time to prepare and enjoy our meals.  It is important to stay healthy so we can enjoy our families, careers, leisure time, etc., but how do we accomplish this with an increasing amount of stress (including environmental), soil depletion and loss of nutrition from transportation of foods? […]

Roasted Portobellos with Kale

Roasted Portobellos with Kale Ingredients: 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp honey 4 cloves garlic 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 stemmed portobello mushrooms 1/2 thinly sliced red onion pinch of red pepper flakes 6 cups thinly sliced kale Directions: Combine vinegar, honey, 2 cloves (minced) […]

Cleansing

What is cleansing? Cleansing is a way of getting rid of toxins in your body in order to alleviate issues such as: fatigue, headaches, gas and bloating, aches and pains, dry and itchy skin, blemishes, body odour, skin irritations, sleeplessness, indigestion, nausea and mood swings to name but a few. In cleaning out your body […]

Quinoa Cookies

Well, today was a snow day and with 3 active kids, I needed to make sure the day is full so as to not get the question, “I am bored, what should I do?” So, one of our activities was baking! It is always a challenge to try and make wholesome treats that are full […]

Christmas

Christmas is a magical time of the year filled with laughter, the comfort of family, and the warmth of giving from the heart. This season is also filled with delicious food of all kinds. So, how do we enjoy the food and not feel the guilt of overeating? Eat Slowly. Studies show people eat 15% […]

Tips on how to stay healthy during winter

Essential Fatty Acids (EFA’s) are extremely important to all the cells of your body. Daily intake of EFA’s will help your body in many ways, two of which are to reduce inflammation in the body and boost your immune system. Water is a must! Water will help to flush toxins out of your body and […]

Vegetable Soup Recipe

As the weather starts to cool down, hot soups are wonderful! I am making a vegetable soup today and one of the ingredients is kale. This food is so highly nutritious, I thought I would take a moment to tell you about some of the benefits of this awesome vegetable! Kale is part of the […]