WELLNESS

Fuel for your wellness journey.

Mom Mistakes: Lessons Learned

I love what I do. I’ve been teaching women how to be healthy for awhile now. That includes empowering them to raise healthy eaters too. Let me premise this with nothing shocks me. I don’t judge, I just advise. So I thought it would be

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Fruits and Veggies Take All. Here’s How:

Here’s how to boost your and your family’s fruits and veggie intake: Boost Breakfasts: 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

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Raised on Kale: Healthy Eaters 101

Feeding kids can be a challenge I know, but it’s all in the mindset. Instead of thinking of cooking ‘for’ the kids, try cooking with the kids. With picky eaters and fierce aversions to veggies, it can be a challenge, I know. My now 9-year

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Oct. 27: Clean Up Workshop: Benefits of Cleansing

Take command of your health and join me for a fun, educational afternoon focused on the benefits and need-to-know tips of cleansing. Come prepared with nutrition goals and any burning questions you may have. DETAILS Where: Barre Fitness (1038 Mainland St, Vancouver) When: 12pm-1pm Cost: FREE

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Nourished-Approved Taste of Yaletown Picks

TASTE OF YALETOWN celebrates 10 years of afforadable Yaletown yumminess. is October 16-30 this year and is a fun way to hit some of Yaletown’s restaurants without overspending. 3-course dinners run anywhere between $25-$45. (without tip, tax and drinks.) Of course eating home is always healthiest,

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What To Do When You Have Done too Much!

We all have our indulgences.Even with the best intentions sometimes, we just over do it. But the question is what do we do when you have indulged maybe a bit too much this past Thanksgiving weekend? Hopefully you loved every minute and every morsel.  It

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Fall Favourites

I love fall. Layers, perfect knits, pumpkin patches and apple picking. Air is crisper and dusk comes a little sooner. The segue into cooler months is the best time to shift eating habits. Turning your focus inward cleansing with fall foods increases energy, improves digestion and

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Cultivating Thank Yous …

Grateful: Here’s Why: Boosts immunity: Reduces your stress and supports your immune system. Inspires joy: Erases your worries, turning frowns into smiles. Increases energy: Helps you sleep better at night. Yup that’s right.   Be Grateful for you: Nourish Yourself Now. Here’s how: Eat well: Drink more water;

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Thanksgiving Eats: The Do’s and Don’ts

Nourish Yourself this fall holiday with this essential Thanksgiving Eats: 10 Do’s and Don’ts. Guidelines to keep you grateful and guilt-free this Thanksgiving. Couch potato, you’re not. DO 1. Eat Slowly; Practice Mindful eating 2. Focus on the company, conversation and the meaning of the

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Lunch Box Checklist

Hello, I missed you. I am just back from a long summer away and unplugged. And I love how ‘back to’ feels— newness, change, inspiration. We have an amazing lineup to keep you (and your family) healthy, excited and inspired transitioning into fall .I hear

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Game day dining tricks

(This interview was originally posted to: Polymediathlete’s Blog) Okay, I think I’ve gotten all of the hooting and hollering out of my system. It’s time to face the reality of what happens when I watch the Canucks play. Whether I’m watching the game out at

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Going Organic: Why, What and How

(This article was originally posted to: Urbanmommies.com)Switching to organic is a tough decision for many families. By choosing organic versions of the family’s most consumed foods, you can increase the percentage of organic food in your diet without big changes to your shopping cart or

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10 Nutrition Tips To Help Your Children Emotionally Thrive

by: Alyssa Schottland-Bauman(originally published at: www.thechikids.com)  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. The following tips will pave the way towards better health for the whole

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Farmers Markets: Making Food Shopping Fun

(This article was originally posted to: Urbanmommies.com) Now that it is fall, getting out of the huge super markets is so easy, as farmer’s markets dot the city every weekend. And it is a super fun time. They are kid-friendly and dog-friendly. Shop for local

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Healthy Thanksgiving Eating Tips

(This article was originally posted to: Urbanmommies.com) It’s harvest time. So take advantage of fall’s bounty and fill your plate with the season’s freshest flavours and you’ll actually be doing yourself a favour. You needn’t compromise taste or tradition to stay on track this Thanksgiving

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Puncture me pretty

(This article was originally posted to: Urbanmommies.com) The ancient Chinese holistic treatment takes on the wrinkle … the tired and quite possibly, the depressed. Sound like your own prescribed miracle? Could very well be. But it is far from new. Founded on traditional Chinese medicine

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