WELLNESS

Fuel for your wellness journey.

Socializing semantics

Sometime the socializing seems endless—and they inevitably all revolve around food, and mostly drink. So what’s an early riser like me suppose to do?  The key becomes planning intelligently. A little self-control coupled with these eight strategies helps navigate any social function with grace, dignity and no morning-after

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What’s in a label!

Deconstructing Food Claims… Whether appearing on a package of eggs in your grocery store or listed on a menu in your favourite restaurant, words like “free-range,” “grass-fed,” “natural,” and “organic” are everywhere. OMG what do they mean? Food labels can be confusing enough, so knowing

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Weight Loss: Here’s the Essential hows

Trying to lose the last couple of pounds. Hell ya they are stubborn. Start with evaluating what’s been working and what’s not. Aside form the basics like cutting sugar and refined carbs completely, these tried and true tricks will help those pants fit a lil

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Hydration is Key

The key to health? WATER. I kid you not. Hydration is essential to keep your every cell vital. Feeling a bit blue? Drink up. Exhausted? Drink up. Unfocused? Drink up. You get the point. Not only is staying hydrated essential to your physical well being,

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Sugar Swaps

Hello Sweetie. What’s happening Sweet Tooth? What up Cravings? OK, so you did it all. Super well rested—Check.  Drank your  Green Juice—Check. Ate your kale salad with avocado on top—Check. Drank so much water—Check.  And yet, you have been hit with the 4 pm slump

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Immunity Boosters

It’s my job to keep you nourished. And with that means healthy. With colder weather moving in and flu/cold season here, it’s even more important to Nourish up and get that immune system of yours rockin’. Read—a cough, sneeze+ flu-free season—filled with energy and vibrancy. Yes, it’s possible.  Building

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Summer Socializing

Summer … the fun just doesn’t seem to end! Lucky us. Fun-filled days, late sunny nights, backyards, sunset cruises, barefeet BBQ’s— the socializing is endless—and they inevitably all revolve around food, but mostly drink. So what’s an early riser like me suppose to do?  The key becomes

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Keepin Your Cool

Whether you’re spending long days at the beach, travelling nonstop or grilling on your back patio, summer brings lots of fun and food. Yet many of those summer foods can leave you feeling and looking puffy and feeling dehydrated. In fact, many of my clients find

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My Top 10 Tip For Thriving Kids

Giving your children the nourishment they need, not only helps them thrive in school and play, it helps them emotionally thrive and keep stress at bay. Check out rules my family of 5 live by and pave the way towards better health for the whole family. Sit

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8 Foods to Eat Everyday

It’s what’s inside that counts, right! So how do we make ourselves even more amazing inside? When we consume nutrient-dense, anti-inflammatory foods, our bodies become healthy from the inside. This is where all beauty fundamentally starts anyway, You want healthy, even radiant skin, You want clear,

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Healthy Weight, Here’s How

Funny how this works. Yesterday my 9 year old daughter was looking at a fashion magazine. She was loving the colours and the pictures. It is entertainment. I said to her “You know those pictures aren’t really real. They have all been altered in some

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Lovin thy Liver

Detoxing is always a huge subject. And everyone is looking for life lessons to incorporate. And with good reason. Besides your heart, you liver is the hardest working organ in your body—it has over 500 vital functions. This means it is constantly working to clear away toxins,

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Get Your Chia On

I have been praising the chia for awhile now. Chia seeds are tiny black or white seeds native to Mexico which come from a flowering plant ‘Salvia Hispanica.’ Small on size, big on nutritional punch, chia comes from the Mayan word ‘strength.’ Aztecs and Mayans prized

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Self Love, My Daily

I often get asked how I fit so much in—my business; my children; my husband; my exercise; home cooked food. I’m a sister, a friend, a teacher. How I manage to fit it all in one day.  If you ever struggle to fit everything in, you’re

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Is this You?

Do You Crave Energy?  Have Lack of focus, but don’t know where to start to find your HEALTHY? Are You Tired of Trying? Are you Tired of the Diet Yo-Yo?  Have you Tried “It All?” Then I am your last stop.  You have to make change to see

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Ditch the Dairy

Greetings from NYC. I am here on a mission to revamp my sister’s diet so she can reclaim her health. The first thing we are conquering is her cheese addiction. And her infamous ‘cheese plate.’ Sound familiar? Contrary to popular belief, dairy doesn’t do the

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Power Up with More Plants

No news here that there is new diet advice every moment. And yes you got me here to passionately help you navigate thru the mess. But the one piece of diet advice that no one can argue with is that we all should be eating

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Meals In Minutes: Superfood Bowls

THERE ARE DAYS for long winded recipes slaving over savoury sauces or the hunker down days to experiment with the date paste sweet treat AND then there are the other 362 days in which we’re building meals and smoothies based on this one equation: WHAT’S IN MY FRIDGE.  Here

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Tired and Cranky? Nope, Not You.

Tired, Hungry, Cranky? Nope. Not You. Not Anymore. So it’s 4 PM, you’ve been sitting in front of a computer screen for awhile and you’re definitely struggling. While your work day is coming to a close, chances are the rest of your day is action packed. Fatigue breaks

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A Healthier Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner which means processed junk and candy everywhere. While there’s been a small push to encourage giving out healthier items—(last year I dressed up as the tooth fairy and gave out toothbrushes (my children were ‘mortified’)—the promotion and availability of

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