WELLNESS

Fuel for your wellness journey.

Comfort foods, all Nourished Up!

Winter is upon us and it seems like this winter is going to be an even cozier one staying IN. So grab those blankets, light the fire, have a couple of puzzles on hand and hunker down.  To go with that warm and fuzzy vibe,

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Glorious Greens

Dark leafy greens are the foods most missing in our modern diet, yet the most important food you can eat (or drink with green smoothies). Learning to cook and eat leafy greens—kale, spinach, bok choy, dark leafy lettuce, watercress, Swiss chard, collard greens, broccoli, Dandelion

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Socializing semantics

Sometimes the socializing seems endless—and they inevitably all revolve around food (not exactly healthy foods I might add), and mostly drinks. 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

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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. I think we have all been there. Start with evaluating what’s been working and what’s not. Aside from the basics like cutting sugar and refined carbs—chips, white bread + pasta, baked goods,

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Hydration is Key

We all know we need to drink more water. But for the most part, we don’t. Why? Let’s just get in the habit to drink up. Fill a couple jars and leave by your desk, your bed, where you work out. If it is there,

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12 Foods to Boost your Mood Now

Ever go through patches when you feel a bit, well blah? We’ve all been there. The good news is that happiness is within your reach right now. It is totally possible to boost your sense of well-being and mood with the right kind of soul-nurturing foods.

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Sugar Swaps

Hello Sweetie. What’s happening Sweet Tooth? What up Cravings?   Do you have a sugar craving right after lunch or dinner? I will share 5 sugar swaps for a standard sugar craving.  OK, so you did it all. Super well-rested—Check. Drank your Green Juice—Check. Ate your

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Immunity Boosting Foods To Eat

It’s my job to keep you nourished and provide delicious immunity boosting food options that are easy to incorporate into your daily life. 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

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Eating Healthy a Party- Summer Socializing

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

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How To Stay Hydrated Without Drinking Water

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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Top 10 Healthy Dinner Ideas for 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 the rules my family of 5 live by and pave the way towards better health for the whole family.

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8 Superfoods for Glowing Skin

It’s what’s inside that counts, right! Check out these 8 superfoods for glowing skin and strong hair.   Are you looking for more focused help to get naturally glowing skin and healthy, strong hair? Work with me!   So how do we make ourselves even

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Healthy Weight Loss Tips

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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Liver Detox Foods- Lovin Thy Liver

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

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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

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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 have me here to passionately help you navigate through 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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