The age-old adage often attributed to mothers of yore with something along the lines of eat your vegetables! is completely bang on, and even more so in 2016. See, your mother (or your mother's mother, or the mother that came before her) was on to something. Vegetables are a good thing. (I think most of us would agree.) And yes, sometimes the younger demographic turns their noses at some of the vegetables on offer at the dinner table. But your mother was right. And today, we'll focus on a specific group of these vegetables. Eat your greens, mon ami(e).
SUGARS. Let's do it. Let's talk all things sweet, and talk about ways to figure this thing out. Why this talk of sugar, what kinds are ok, if artificial can make it ok for you, and easy swaps. Read on if you also want tips on defeating that SUGAR beast! Read More
It's that time of the year, my dear. It's the time when the price of produce is at its best, and local or BC-grown produce is within reach! The blog post today is meant to inspire you to take full advantage of Mother Nature's bounty and gifts, and to celebrate this most wonderful time of the year. Friends, it's time to put up the harvest.
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Talking about grains is a tricky thing these days. Do you sometimes feel like the path to figuring out the answer may be booby trapped? I know I do.
There is a lot of information to sift through out there, and my hope is that as a Holistic Nutrition Practitioner, I can help clear the muddy waters a bit and help you figure out what could work for you as an individual. So let's delve in to the question that comes up most often in casual conversations: what is my stance on grains.
Let's talk about the wisdom of sprouted and/or fermented grains. Read More
We have a golden rule in our house, and it's one that I will insist upon until the day I die. Dinner is a meal meant to be shared, a meal that requires we are all around the dinner table, together. Let's talk about the power of connection when it comes to mealtimes. Read More