Category: Joy

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 are your favourite Easter traditions?

It is tradition in our house to colour Easter eggs, but this year I wanted to make it a slightly different experience. Commercial dyes for eggs include FD&C Food dye colours including:  Yellow #5, Yellow #6, Red #3, Blue#1, and Blue#2.  Although we are not ingesting these dyes directly, the kids are getting the dyes […]

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 […]

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.  […]

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 […]

Jump Into Spring Meal Plan

I am very excited to bring a month long meal plan which provides gluten and dairy free recipes for you!   Along with the meal plan and recipes, you will receive gifts from Genuine Health,  Young Living, Usana, and Alter Ego Yoga.   Purchase your meal plan today and join the community as I provide […]

Life changing FOOD!

              Yes! Chocolate is food, life changing … AND full of antioxidants (higher than green tea or red wine)! Over 300 to be specific!  Now, I am talking about cacao and not the chocolate from a KitKat bar. Cacao is full of nutrients, including magnesium – a mineral most of us […]

A new adventure!

It has taken over 2 years, but I finally finished and printed my first book! Someone asked me what this book was all about and really simply stated, it is about finding your path in life.  I struggled for many years.  I gave so much of myself to others that I lost myself in the […]

Are you an onion?

Actually, we are all like onions because we all have layers.  However, are you willing to peel back the layers or try and preserve them?  Do you allow change or do you do everything in your power to keep life the same? We absorb, process and create an emotional experience for every event in our […]