Defining Success

Defining Success

Today’s post inspiration comes from a colleague in my network who posed a question in an entrepreneur Facebook group. It was a great question! And after thinking about it, I realized my definition has a BIG impact on my practice and my clients. The question: 

Unmasking Fear – Part I

Unmasking Fear – Part I

Over the past weeks, I, like many others, have been a silent witness to a growing collective rage that I feel deserves some light. I offer my observations and opinion with love, respect, compassion and free from desire to hijack your mind, or to threaten 

Gas and Brakes

Gas and Brakes

One of the things I have been hearing a lot about during our Covid times, is how different each person’s experience is. In my own circle, there are some for whom it is much needed chance to pause. Yet for others, it’s working overtime, stressful 

Surviving the Holidays with Food Restrictions

Surviving the Holidays with Food Restrictions

As we head into the holidays, food takes center stage in many a celebration.  While it is wonderful to break bread with friends and relations, it can be a tremendous source of stress when your body is unhappy with some of our most common ingredients 

Time for a Change?

Time for a Change?

One of my favourite things to hear is when my clients declare their happiness with their successful nutrition and lifestyle changes. It’s music to my ears! But what an outsider might not see, is how long and hard a client may have worked, or the 

Resolutions…

Resolutions…

Every new year, my practice starts to fill with people who, having the best of intentions, are wanting to launch a new health program for themselves. Great! Well… sort of…. While most of us can benefit from a reboot after a season of celebration, what 

Tahini Dressing

Tahini Dressing

This dressing was concocted when trying to find alternatives for my clients with a number of restrictions including garlic, dairy and lemon. The result was this very satisfying and creamy dressing, with warm flavours. It pairs well with roasted Brussels sprouts, and mixed greens salad 

Salad Anyone?

Salad Anyone?

Find yourself hankering for a delicious salad and unable to have one because of the e.coli /romaine scare? Not to worry – there are nutritious and delicious alternatives. I won’t pretend… I have a thing for sprouts and micro greens! Many of you have heard 

Seasonal Market Produce

Seasonal Market Produce

Last week, I went to the Lansdowne Christmas Market for some Christmas vibes and to do my local, in-season vegetable shopping. Although it does not seem like there would be much produce in a Canadian winter, there is actually a bounty of fresh food. So, 

Last Friday was National Sardine Day!

Last Friday was National Sardine Day!

Those of you who have attended my workshops, college classes or had a consultation with me, know that I am a fan if the humble sardine. Maybe I even gave you a tin… Although I do not generally jump on the super-food bandwagon, I did