BEAUTY FOODS: Carrot Walnut Muffins That Your Skin Will Love

BEAUTY FOODS: Carrot Walnut Muffins That Your Skin Will Love

When it comes to skin care, what you eat matters as much as what you use ON your skin. Think healthy fats, like walnuts, flax and coconut, and beta carotene which converts to vitamin A in our body. Other minerals, like zinc, plus vitamin C, fibre and protein also play significant roles. Photo by Andreea [...]

Virtual Visits ~ Nutrition Consultations During #socialdistancing

Virtual Visits ~ Nutrition Consultations During #socialdistancing

During this time of social distancing, or physical distancing, all of my appointments have been moved to an online format. Book in for our usual 1 hour consults, and choose how you would like to visit. Options are Skype, Zoom, FaceTime or phone call. 60 mins, $95 / 5 sessions, $450 Meet you there! BOOK [...]

Smoothies With Benefits: Up Your Smoothie Game With These Beneficial Boosters

Smoothies With Benefits: Up Your Smoothie Game With These Beneficial Boosters

Who likes a basic smoothie? I mean, smoothies are a great way to get in a quick breakfast or snack, but they can be boring. I like to create what I call, "recipes with benefits". This goes for just about every recipe I create or add to my client's meal plans. There should be a [...]

Beauty Foods: A Sweet Vegetarian Chili to Make Your Skin Glow

Beauty Foods: A Sweet Vegetarian Chili to Make Your Skin Glow

With the crispness and dryness in the Fall air, I couldn't help but include all the pumpkins and squashes in today's chili. My skin is beginning to dry up, so I'm turning to food to nourish myself from the inside out. You might already know that phytonutrients are nutrients that protect the plant from damage, [...]

Some Reasons to Ditch Grains and 5 Recipes to Try

Some Reasons to Ditch Grains and 5 Recipes to Try

For many, grains can be really difficult to digest. After all, grains have only been a part of our diet for 10, 000 years, which is not that long when you look at the big picture. As a Holistic Nutritionist, I see many clients who have IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), skin issues, chronic inflammation, auto-immune [...]

How to Up Your Plant-based Game By Eating the Rainbow in 1 Week

How to Up Your Plant-based Game By Eating the Rainbow in 1 Week

Eat more plants, eat the rainbow, eat your veggies.  These terms might be the new black of the nutrition world, but there is good reason.  Plants provide fibre, phytonutrients, phytosterols, decrease inflammation in the body, regulate blood sugar, increase immunity, do not clog arteries, lower cholesterol and provide a source of protein that is not [...]

Glowing Skin From Within ~ 5 Nutrients to Add to Your Diet Today

Glowing Skin From Within ~ 5 Nutrients to Add to Your Diet Today

Our skin is affected by what we eat, or don’t eat, what we put on it, and by our environment.  Consuming trans and saturated fats can clog pores and promote bacteria production and acne.  Also, high refined carbohydrate consumption can increase testosterone conversion to DHT, which enlarges the pores and increases sebum (oil) production and [...]