Category: Health and Wellness

Meal Prep Made Easy!

Are you starting to stress about the upcoming school year?  We often get swept up in the craziness of routines and activities that meal prep and planning often get tossed to the side. I have been guilty of doing this!  However, a little planning and  prepping ahead….which by the way your kids can help with, […]

Healthy Popsicles….What?

This summer has been perfect for cool treats on those hot (maybe an understatement) days!  What do you do to cool down? This year our family bought a 3 month pass to all the city pools …. and of course we opt for the outdoor ones.  🙂 The blender has been in full swing with […]

Roasted Veggies with Lemon Basil Cream Sauce

Yesterday I headed to get a few things from the store.  With my list in hand, I started checking off the items on the list.  However, as I am walking through all the amazing produce my mind starts creating a recipe and extra items start jumping into my basket.  Honestly, I was reaching for produce […]

Blender Pancakes!

I am all about making things super simple, easy AND healthy in the kitchen.  So, I created these pancakes which are gluten, dairy and nut free….and delicious! The best thing about these pancakes is that they are filled with protein, fat and fibre, oh my!  All the components needed for a healthy breakfast.  Although the […]

It’s almost here!

I will let you in on a little secret …… the best online culinary program is about to open its doors to another group of students!!  AND you can get a glimpse of the awesomeness of this program through a FREE mini training! Want to learn a few culinary skills and change up a few […]

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 […]

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? […]

10 Healthy Habits I will continue in 2017

2016 was definitely a year of growth, learning, and exploring.  It went incredibly fast and I am excited to start the journey of 2017.  There are many things I will will bring with me into 2017.  Here are 10 of my favourites: Lemon water in the morning Lemon is acidic but it is very alkaline […]

My 2 cents (or 5 as it were) on school lunches

I came across this article Why teachers are telling parents what to feed their children, even when it isn’t their responsibility today and felt compelled to add my 2 cents (or 5 cents as it were). As a Mom, I think we struggle with so many facets of parenthood and I have reduced myself to tears on […]

Breakfast Cookies!

This summer has been so amazing and I have been so blessed with fantastic memories made with my kiddos and husband! As our family starts to transition into a new school year, I am always thinking of ways to stream line our mornings.  Breakfast is incredibly important  – ensuring we have protein, fat and fibre […]