Top 5 Healthy Food Spots in Toronto

As a certified holistic nutritionist, even as one not currently working with clients, I frequently get asked  for recommendations on good healthy food places in Toronto. I fully admit I am not a foodie, and with the exception of Thai, Indian or sushi, I rather eat at home. I love eating whole foods because it […]

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“Green” Beauty Products Must Haves

Welcome to my first beauty blog. At first glance it may seem somewhat unconventional for me, but it is actually a “green” beauty blog, to align with my wellness practice. “Green beauty” is a term used to indicate products that are not harmful to our health or the planet. I first became aware of green […]

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Mason Jar Meals

Outdoor weather is finally here. It’s time to take your meals outside, and what better way than in a mason jar. They can be used for many recipes including the following:   1. Salads  I love putting layers of ingredients for my salads including greens (spinach/kale/lettuce), fruits (berries/sliced peaches/dried fruit), nuts (pecans/walnuts/sliced almonds), protein (egg/chicken/sliced […]

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To detox or not?

Many of you reading this have probably encountered or even tried detoxing or cleansing the body. This is especially popular after the Christmas holidays and as many embark on New Year’s resolutions for a healthier lifestyle. The approach of choice may be influenced by the latest fad from celebrities (for example the “Tea Tox” teas […]

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Blogmas Healthy Hors D’oeuvres

It’s that time of year where holiday parties are in full effect. With both Christmas and New Years on the horizon, food is the one common denominator binding us together to celebrate. While gingerbread cookies and candy canes may be examples of some of the season’s favourites, holiday foods tend to be  full of processed […]

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