Meal plans are what people think nutritionists' do for a living and I have a bit of a problem with them. When people ask me for a meal plan, my first question is always "Why?"
I know it seems obvious that would be peoples' first assumption of what would work for them but honestly it does not always help people to actually change their diet. Read More
Bone broth - incredibly healthy and nourishing, helps our intestinal health and digestion, keeps colds and flus away by improving our immune system over the cold weather. You can make it vegetarian by using vegetables only and omitting the bones, but the gelatin from bones is what makes it so healing for our intestines. Making your own broth is inexpensive, re-uses food scraps you may otherwise throw out, plus makes your home smell great : )
Bone broth or stock is a traditional food: one way our ancestors used up every part of an animal. Bones and marrow, skin and feet, tendons and ligaments that you can’t eat directly can be boiled and then simmered over a period of days. This simmering causes the bones and ligaments to release healing compounds like collagen or glutamine that have the power to transform your health. Read More
When its a hot Okanagan day, a lemonade will do. But how about a healthy ice cold glass of homemade lemonade with lavender instead? Read More
I am beyond excited to be nominated by my peers for the Julie Daniluk Award in 2016! "This award is given to the Holistic Nutritionist who has demonstrated outstanding presence via print, social media and live presentations and can be considered a cheerleader for and within the Holistic Nutrition Industry." Read More