September 30, 2019

I tend to skip the grains; I love basing my meals in a protein and unlimited nutrient-dense veggies, as I find it fuels me optimally and makes me feel my best.  I'm not alone, with most of my patients feeling better eating closer to paleo style, as well, or at lea...

August 20, 2019

My level of activity always ebbs and flows, and right before I started bouldering (aka rock climbing without a harness) a few months ago, I was certainly ebbing.  The benefit to this pattern is that when I flow again, I can really see how it benefits my life.  I always...

April 2, 2019

Summon spring with the bright and fresh flavour of sweet lemony coconut!

My friend Talia made a delicious dessert for New Year's Eve with the base being similar to this lemon-coconut blend.  I wondered how dreamy it would be to fill it with nuts and seeds (texture,...

March 5, 2019

Looking for a healthy hot chocolate?

I have had a mild obsession with hot chocolate for as long as I can remember.  Mmmm so comforting, creamy, and sweet.  What I can't remember is the last time I actually had a hot chocolate due to fear of the heinous ingredi...

February 18, 2019

I absolutely love travel, but sometimes travel doesn't love me back!  When I did my couple years of travel pre-Naturopathic college I was totally unaware of the things that I could have brought to save me from everything from traveller's diarrhea to sun stroke (both of...

December 11, 2018

I almost called this Mediterranean Hummus... Until I realized that hummus was already Mediterranean!  Ha.  So, Greek it is!  And honestly, it's just because I used black olives and feta.  That makes anything Greek, right?  Right, moving on.

I love th...

August 29, 2018

Protein is an incredibly important nutrient to ensure proper functioning in everything from the immune system to the musculoskeletal system, not to mention its presence in every cell of your body. 

Why is it Important?

Protein is a very filling and satisfying nutrient, a...

August 6, 2018

Are you looking for a savoury and satisfying addition to your summer salads?  Look no further!

I love this recipe, and it keeps for so long that it is great to make a huge batch of it and then use it for all your salad needs.  I have given you 5 different ways that I us...

June 20, 2018

I really appreciate a dressing with deep complexity in flavour, yet minimal complexity in effort!  And this one really hits the spot.  This dressing is creamy, savoury, tangy, all at once!  It doesn't require any *weird* ingredients.  This has a Sante Fe/Southwest vibe...

November 7, 2017

What do headaches, low blood pressure, dizziness, dry mouth, dry skin and scalp, fatigue, brain fog, constipation, urinary tract infections, and joint pain (etc.) have in common?  They can all be caused by dehydration!

One of the most fundamental things that one ca...

September 26, 2017

I am melting, I am actually melting.  In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) terms I already have a lot of "heat" in me, and when you add weather that "feels like 38C", I literally feel like I am melting from within.

Luckily, TCM also has dietary suggestions to cool afor...

September 12, 2017

First I questioned your ability to breathe, and now this?!  Health can be pretty simple, and it all starts with the basics, my friends.  

It may be hard to believe that you don't know quite how to eat, but so many people do not provide the ideal conditions for dige...

July 17, 2017

What do you get when you take the "crust" of sushi and combine it with the innards of a (weird) quiche?  Why, Sushiche, of course!  

Born in the humble brunches served to fellow naturopathic colleagues, this recipe is a star.  Grain-free, dairy-free, protein-p...

June 28, 2017

Today I want to discuss breaking down the barrier between you and your healthiest self.

I want to make being healthy the easy option.

I want to make the healthy choice an appealing and effortless choice.

I want to make the healthy choice accessible.

It's often not that peo...

March 18, 2017

I'm always on the lookout for tasty drinks that are beneficial for the bod.  Enter the beautiful beverage that is: Golden Milk.  

Golden milk is a delicious concoction that essentially contains a milk alternative (in my version), a touch of sweetness, and turm...

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