It’s party season again! With so many social events and so much food, drink and time to be merry, how can you avoid putting on a lot of weight? Here are some ideas to have you looking good and feeling healthy without depriving yourself. You can make healthy and delicious choices this Christmas season and [...]
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Low blood sugar? These balanced breakfast muffins are a sure-fire way to kick start your day and your metabolism. Ingredients: 1 cup rolled oats 1 cup spelt flour (you may use ½ cup all purpose flour and ½ cup whole wheat flour) ¼ cup flax meal ¼ cup coconut palm sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1 [...]
Personally, I love to ease into this time of year. You probably thought I’d be encouraging you to hit the ground running and get those resolutions, but to make good choices means exactly that – making a choice. And I choose to begin the year with solutions, not resolutions. The dictionary defines resolution as: “a [...]
1 tbsp. coconut oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 clove garlic 2 sticks celery, chopped 1 medium leek, sliced 1 medium carrot 200 g canned chopped tomatoes 1 tsp dried mixed herbs or 1 handful fresh chopped parsley 200 g (dry weight) brown or green lentils (7 oz. approx.) 1 litre vegetable stock Fresh ground [...]
Every year is a new beginning, a way to add another chapter to your book of life. In looking back on my life over five decades I can see that there are some key elements that I’ve incorporated. When I get off course, it feels so great to apply these tools and get my mind, [...]
Have you ever eaten a large meal only to feel so bloated you could “pop?” This is a very common feeling and can cause quite a bit of discomfort. As a holistic nutritionist, when clients report being bloated it’s important for me to look at their eating patterns and food choices. Here are some of [...]
2 cups almond milk 3/4 cup frozen raspberries (any berry will do – high in antioxidants with a low glycemic load, these are great for brain health) 3 tbsp. chia seeds, soaked overnight in ¾ cup water (chia seeds contain omega3 essential fatty acid, perfect for the brain) 1 tbsp. flax seed meal (contains omega-3 [...]
How many of you enter a room to get something, only to stop dead in your tracks wondering what the heck it was that you were getting? For many of us brain fog during our day is common and we find that the more we push ourselves the less productive we are and the less [...]
We do a disservice to our children when we ask them what they want to eat. They are young and do not have the knowledge of all the foods, tastes, textures that are out there. It’s up to us to provide a selection of healthy choices to expand their horizons and taste buds. If you [...]
It’s funny but not funny when I enter a room and forget why I went in there, or begin to make a list and then have to pause and rethink what I was going to write. Can you relate? When we’re young our minds are like sponges, grasping so much around us both literally and [...]