Nutrition Tidbits 26 results
  • How To Stay Healthier This Holiday

    Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. The holiday season can get a little hectic, and when things get hectic, it gets much harder to stay healthy.  I want to share some of my tips for staying healthier this holiday season.  I do my best to practise these tips all year round.  Keep your baking nutritious and delicious. Try using unrefined coconut oil in your recipes.  Consider adding hemp hearts, chia seeds, and ...
  • 5 Reasons To Go Dairy-Free

      Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. I realize going dairy-free is not an easy feat. But for some of us, it’s essential for better health. Cow’s milk (which is what I’m referring to when I say ‘dairy’), is off my list for the following 5 reasons: 1. Nature intended cow’s milk to be for baby calves. Yup, baby cows. Not baby humans, and not child humans, and not adult humans. We don’t need to grow ...
  • 8 Tips for Packing Awesome Gluten-Free Lunches

    Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. Packing a lunch for your kids can be one of the biggest challenges of the school year. And it doesn’t get any easier if you have gluten, dairy, or egg allergies to consider. I’ve been packing gluten-free lunches for 3 years and I still find it to be something that requires thought, planning, creativity, and lots of patience. The other tricky part to packing gluten-free ...
  • Easy and Every Day Raw Food Recipes from Choosing Raw

    Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. When I first discovered raw foods I was a little overwhelmed. I didn’t have a dehydrator (I didn’t even know what it was) and I was just getting into green smoothies! I wish I’d had a resource like Gena Hamshaw’s new book Choosing Raw: Making Raw Foods Part of the Way You Eat. Gena is the creator of one of my fave blogs - Choosing Raw. I’ve been stealing quiet moments ...
  • 5 Reasons to Love Berries

    During the first few weeks of this pregnancy my breakfasts consisted of a bowl of fresh berries and a green smoothie. I couldn’t get enough berries. Which I suppose is why I decided to write an eBook featuring strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries! I grew up loving berries. I could hardly wait for strawberry season to arrive. My Mom would often take us picking so she could make homemade jam (she makes the best strawberry jam in the world). My Grandmothers were master pie bakers ...
  • Homemade Citrus Body Scrub

    Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. Our skin is an absorptive barrier; it’s like a sponge that soaks up anything you put on it, and it also happens to be our largest organ that leads to our bloodstream. So don’t you agree that it is time to skip the artificial scents, toxic soaps, creams and lotions? You may think they’re helping you age more gracefully, but the damage they’re doing on the inside is just not ...
  • Vlog: Cleaning Up Your Diet

    I was recently on our local news sharing some tips about healthy living - with a focus on Spring cleaning your diet!  Here's a short video with some of my tips for looking good and feeling great!  Most of you are probably already doing these things, but it's always good to get a reminder. What are you doing to clean up your diet for Spring?  I'm trying to eat more raw veggies, but our Spring is slow moving this year and roasted veggies are still calling my name! If you're interes...
  • 6 Tips for Amazing Digestive Health

      As most of you know, I am wrapping up my diploma in Natural Nutrition (!!!!).  I’ve learned so much over the past two and a half years; it’s been pretty eye opening, and definitely life-changing. One of the biggest aha moments for me occurred when I was studying digestion.  Pretty much every one of our ills can be linked back to digestion. The stomach, small intestine, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, and large intestine are the primary participants in our digestive ...
  • 5 Tips To Help You Kick Your Sugar Habit

    Make sure you subscribe to my newsletter to get your copy of 10 Easy Recipes For The Gluten-Free Beginner. In case you missed it, make sure you read my post 5 Reasons to Kick Your Sugar Habit . It just might give you the motivation you need to break up with sugar, for good. I gave up refined sugars about two years ago and I am so glad I did. The benefits far outweighed the good. I would mark it as one of the defining moments in my journey towards better health. Giving up the white ...