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Sports Nutrition for Children (+ printable handout)

Sports Nutrition for Children (+ printable handout)

Spring is here! For our family this means soccer and BMX start this month. Hooray. Harrumph. Hooray, for exercise, skill development, sportsmanship and teamwork. Harrumph to weekly sports snacks. Last… Read more »

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Why I will continue packing chocolate as part of a school snack.

I admit, I have fallen off the homemade school snack wagon. My kids really like dark compounding chocolate, so I have been packing about 6 circles of chocolate for them… Read more »

We need your help

We need your help

I am working on a new project. This a long(er) term project that has been in the thinking/planning stages for some time, now. Together with my dear friend and colleague,… Read more »

renewYOU 12 week wellness program

renewYOU 12 week wellness program

I have teamed up with personal trainer Michelle O’Neill, and naturopathic doctor Andrea Proulx  to bring you a new and exciting 12 week complete fitness, nutrition and wellness program designed… Read more »

Clean Plate Cleanse Fall Program

Clean Plate Cleanse Fall Program

Fall is finally here. And its time to prepare our bodies and minds for the changing seasons. It’s time to cleanse. Time to strengthen. On October 16, The Clean Plate… Read more »

Public Health Authority Suggests Flavoured Milk

Public Health Authority Suggests Flavoured Milk

I was shocked when I received a handout from my sons’ school regarding peanut-free lunch ideas. Initially, my reaction was positive. This should be a great resource for families that… Read more »

Digestion and Sprouting

Digestion and Sprouting

Digestion is a complicated process, involving multiple systems and chemical messengers within the body, that breaks down food into absorbable nutrients. Deficiencies and inefficiencies in any component of the digestive… Read more »

Homemade Peach Roll Ups

Pears from concentrate, corn syrup, dried corn syrup, sugar, partially hydrogenated cottonseed oil, citric acid, sodium citrate, acetylated monoglycerides, fruit pectin, dextrose, malic acid, vitamin C, natural flavour, colour (red… Read more »

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Garden Harvest and Green Ice Cubes

Garden Harvest and Green Ice Cubes

It harvest time. I am in the process of harvesting my garden. I have an abundance of kale, swiss chard, lettuce and beets. Even after eating swiss chard and kale… Read more »

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{World Breastfeeding Week} Lactogenic Cookies

{World Breastfeeding Week} Lactogenic Cookies

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August in more than 170 countries to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. It commemorates… Read more »

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Sports Nutrition for Children (+ printable handout)

May 9th, 2014

Spring is here! For our family this means soccer and BMX start this month. Hooray. Harrumph. Hoor[...]

Why I will continue packing chocolate as part of a school snack.

March 14th, 2014

I admit, I have fallen off the homemade school snack wagon. My kids really like dark compounding cho[...]


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