TURMERIC!!

This is one of my favourite spices for many reasons ….. so read on. ¬†ūüôā The power of turmeric is so strong, I look for ways to include it into my meals daily. Tumeric (curcuma longa) is the yellow, orange spice that has been harvested for over 5000 years and is used widely in the […]

Culinary Nutrition Program Registration Starts Today!

Today is the day! In September of 2015 I embarked on another leg of my journey and have never looked back! This program was challenging and forced me out of my comfort zone – a place where we all might feel a wee bit vulnerable. ¬†However, in this place you learn, grow and experience life […]

Dessert or Breakfast?

This crumble is probably one of my favourite dishes to make. ¬†It is fast, versatile and super nutritious! If I don’t have a certain ingredient, this recipe can be easily adapted to what you have in your pantry/fridge. The crumble topping includes, nuts, seeds, and good fats. ¬†So, breakfast or dessert? ¬†I say BOTH! This […]

Why sleep is critical for your health

With a lack of sleep the last few days because my little guy has been sick,¬†I felt prompted to write this blog. ¬†ūüôā I love my sleep, but it can be hard to fit in 8 hours every night, due to many factors. 60% of Canadian adults feel tired most of the time. ¬†Many may […]

Kombucha Brewing Workshop!

Join me in creating one of the healthiest fermented beverages that can be enjoyed by the entire family! Kombucha contains beneficial nutrients, enzymes and acids that improve digestion, increase energy and boost immunity. You will receive the following from this workshop: Step by step instructions on how to make your own kombucha Kombucha starter culture […]

Calling all young chefs!

Healthy Kids Cooking from Scratch 2017 Does your child like to create culinary delights in the kitchen? ¬†If so, submit one of their original healthy recipes to support Nutrition for Learning and the Food Revolution KW.   We are looking for HEALTHY recipes of all sorts – breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks, beverages and desserts.   […]

Raising Healthy Children …… it is not what you think

This post is not about nutrition.¬† It is about raising emotionally healthy children.¬† The thoughts here arose from the turmoil my daughter felt at school.¬† Unfortunately, it is not the first time she has come home with a story about being picked on. At first I was angry.¬† Angry that another child hurt my daughter.¬† […]

Turmeric Latte

What to make on a cold, dreary January day? ¬†How about a nice warm latte? ¬†Sounds good, right? The first step is to pick you FAVOURITE mug. ¬†I find everything tastes better when you are drinking out of a mug you LOVE! ¬†The mug I chose was beautifully designed by one of my best friends. […]

My new favourite meal!

Hungry and searching through the fridge and pantry to make something nutritious, delicious and most of all QUICK, I came up with a new recipe! I thought I would start with eggs, but what was I going to add to it, to make the dish come alive? ¬†So, I diced up some avocado, added one […]

Goji Berries

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? […]