We try hard to resist them, but they sneak up on us like clockwork and they consume us, not relenting until their demands are met. Temptation is everywhere: favourite coffee spot gas stations walking down the street all over billboards It is so easy to pick...

My kids always look forward to Halloween, dressing up in Halloween costumes are something we start thinking about in August! They look forward to being in costumes, being out with their friends and staying up late on a school night. And yes the candy, I do...

(GastownGazette.com, October 9th 2014 by Jim Gordon – link) The Gazette’s “Extraordinary Women” series continues this month with Alyssa Schottland-Bauman, a certified holistic nutritionist, health consultant, and writer. The wife and mother of three started www.nourished.ca five years ago to advise and inspire people who wish to change...

Eat More Fruits and Vegetables: Add 3 more servings of fruits and vegetables to your diet each day. Smoothies Oatmeal with Banana, shredded coconut, berries Grab a whole piece of fruit Eggs with veggies—my fav is sautéed kale and onion and eggs. YUM Double the Veggies: Double the amount called for in the...

 Set your intentions for fall  Make them healthy, positive and light. When you set intentions         you consciously align yourself with your goals and back them up with the actions, thoughts and   choices you make. Bring your intentions with you everywhere you...

Something troubling you about your body or health? Let's talk.  I know how it is. The not knowing what to eat is what I hear as the biggest complaint. Te late night snacking, restaurant food woes, eating at your desk and stress that seems to make it...

Vedge Pledge Just launched. Eliminate the ugly and ignite your inner happiness. Get that glow and start feeling your best. For details contact me here or alyssa@nourished.ca Vedge Pledge: It’s not a juice Cleanse or a Detox, but more of a guide to get you out of your head. Because...

Healthy eating is always instyle. But now more than ever is it time to stock up on nutritious options to ensure kids head off to school with the fuel they need to grow, focus and learn their best. While we fill those environmentally friendly reusable...

This isn’t a diet, nor a fad, it’s a lifestyle. The key to sliming down permanently is simply making healthy eating a lifestyle—with every food decision. The below foods are known to rev your metabolism and whittle your waist even more while leaving you looking...