WELLNESS

Fuel for your wellness journey.

FAST TRACK to a Healthier You

Want it all RIGHT NOW. Who doesn’t? Craving energy and better health, but short on time? Love fast paced and result driven tasks? This one day intensive sets you up to learn and live the essentials of healthy eating and gets you on track to feeling

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Eat Your Vitamins

VITAMINS TO PREVENT AGING Yes … beauty products are important, I love them and have a slight addiction to new organic botanicals. But personal habits and vitamin intake can go a long way to help you feeling beautiful, fabulous and vibrant. Vitamins help our body fight aging.

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Getting Your Kids to Go Green

Involve them every step of the way. Bring them with you: To the grocery store, farmer’s market, fruit stand. Let them touch, hold, smell even taste the ingredients. Tell them that you’ll be using these to make some yummy drinks.  Let them measure cut and get

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Power Foods for Your Whole Crew

Some foods are healthy. Some foods are super healthy. And some foods pack that nutritional punch that guarantee you and yours are eating your all time healthiest. These foods alleviate any worries “Are they eating their best?” Add these 5 power foods to breakfast, lunch and dinner and get

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Nourished Travel

Travel, Well Nourished Travel is huge part of our family’s life and we have had our fair share of travel adventures lately.  We have been jet-lagged and zonked; sleeping in different spots and experiencing new foods; out of sorts and in a time lapse; outside our comfort zone

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Higher Level Eating

Time to kick it up even more. You’re eating well, reaping the benefits, but are you getting as much possible goodness out eating habits? Amp up your nutrition and take every meal to the next level with super simple changes. Make your own salad dressing That way you’ll

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Healthy Hows

Here are 30 tricks to jumpstart your health. I know a couple will resonate with you too. Even if you discover 3 or 4 to help you get to a healthier you, that’s a start.   Drink 1-2 glasses of lukewarm lemon water first thing in the

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Vancouver’s Nourished-Approved Eats

We are so lucky, dining-wise. This city is a buzz with sustainable, green and farm-to-table dining options. But there is still a standout of healthy spots that make the Nourished hit list. Of course home cooked is best—your inner chef has the salt/sugar/oil control—but we all

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Rituals Redefined

Watch your thoughts, they become your words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become character. Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny. Everyday people ask me what makes me so healthy. I have certain habits that

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Farmer’s Market Fresh

I am psyched. Warmer months brings local, peak produce. Peak produce means tastier, and yes, more nutrient dense food. Produce is picked when ripe and there is very little transit time.The Vancouver Farmer’s Markets kick off beginning of May into mid May and neighbourhood streets will

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Grazing for Kids

Kids, no doubt, are always hungry. They are busy navigating their creative worlds—constantly exploring, jumping, skipping, running, thinking, playing. So it’s important to fuel these high energy levels with nutrient dense snacks so they can thrive as opposed to nutrient void (sugar, refined flours) foods

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6 Food Rules to Rule

Break Up with Bread: Wheat is not your friend. It’s addictive and an appetite stimulant. Ok, fine if you have to hang out once in awhile, I’ll give you that. But don’t make it a daily part of your life. It’s not a friend, and

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Tis the Season, stay on track, here’s how:

Loads of late nights, over planning, trying to fit it all in, lots of booze, fatty foods, lengthy to-do’s, extra stress and party prep, the festive season is omnipresent. Make yourself THE priority and you will be the sparkle this season. Keep these simple tips top

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The Gal Pal Nourished Reboot

There is power in numbers. Get your girls together and pamper them to a fun evening chatting health, nutrition and how to’s. (You can give this as a gift or divvy up the costs.) Isn’t it time to get off the should train … I

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Crush the Cravings

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

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the Ultimate Detox Foods

Everyone always asks me what I think about cleanses, detoxes and drinking only fresh pressed juices for a couple days to clean out the system. Well what do I think of them? If you use them as a reset to get your system back in

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A Healthier Halloween

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

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Extraordinary Women – Alyssa Bauman

(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

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Add More Fruits and Veggies Please: Here’s How

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

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Harness the Power of Fall: 6 Wow Tips How

 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

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Work with Me

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

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