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January 21, 2018

It's time to break up with your dieting mindset. Things are not what you expected... it's not meeting your needs like it used to... and "hello, handsome" whole foods are the way.

The other day I spoke with some healthcare professionals who were proud to report they were "on a diet". I was stunned. Since when is it impressive to be on a diet? It does throw a wrench into my plan to relieve the world of the "dieting" mindset when the target audience is actively...

December 20, 2016

A good friend put out a question on social media at the beginning of 2016 asking what word resonated with me when looking toward the new year. (Sound cool? Read on and write your own 2017 word below!) My word was radiance. In anticipation of getting married and embracing my new role as a wife and home owner, my heart was looking to shine and be seen and recognized as radiant. I found that my “year of radiance” perfectly defined the former months of 2016 dur...

July 1, 2016

Oh joy of joys! I have been away from blogging and regular posts for months now in order to plan and enjoy our wedded bliss. It was absolutely the most wonderful, romantic, joyful, blessed day of my life. I am so happy to finally be a wife to this most amazing man of my dreams. Really, I am so happy that I have been laugh-crying. It is truly a time that my heart is lifted so high that I still can't believe this is reality.

Checking in to my own goals with...

I welcome nutrition student Emily Fleming to the floor! Emily is a university student pursuing dietetics, and is a plant-based diet advocate as I am. Here she shares her journey from vegetarian to vegan and back. Thank you Emily for your contribution!

“Hi, my name is Emily! I am currently a third year nutrition student. I have always flip-flopped between being a pescetarian (a vegetarian who eats fish), to vegetarian, to vegan diet since I was around 12 ye...

December 15, 2014

Upon request for healthy Christmas holiday eating tips, I've compiled a list of simple things we can keep in mind to stay on track around the holidays. Do you remember in earlier posts where I suggested to avoid the mindset of "starting over"? Sometimes it is tough to say no to our holiday favourites. Rather than overindulging, you can follow these simple tips for enjoying the holidays as you always have, without the leftover feelings of guilt.

​1. Follow...

October 13, 2014

Food nourishes us, fuels us, and sustains our every physical need. We create memories with it, and sometimes it brings memories back to us. From the time we were babies, food meant relationship because of who we received it from. Our mothers, fathers, grandparents, and caregivers loved us and so they fed us food, physical care, attention, discipline for undesirable behaviour, and rewards for good behaviour. Take a minute to think about how your mind has bee...