Where do you find your peace?

Healing is not only about the food we eat and the exercise we choose, but also finding that place of peace within you that is grateful, loving, compassionate and appreciative of every moment.  The beauty of nature opens my heart and allows me to truly stop and savour the moment I am in. Where do […]

What is a nutritionist anyway?

For years I struggled with trying to adhere to the information and knowledge I had received from my training at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition.  I would beat myself up at wanting a coffee or enjoying a sweet treat.  Part of the reason I walked away from nutrition was I felt that if I […]

Magical powers or toxic elixir?

                  What is this??  Who really thought this drink was a good idea to concoct? Don’t be fooled by the vibrant and “happy” colours.  This drink boasts 59 grams of sugar in a Grande!  Really? Considering our bodies only need 1 tsp (4 grams) of sugar diluted in […]

TURMERIC!!

This is one of my favourite spices for many reasons ….. so read on.  🙂 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.  🙂 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.  […]