Netflix Review: What the Health

To be honest, I have been avoiding doing this review. The first time I tried to watch ‘What the Health, I got no more than five minutes in. I was skeptical. It didn’t take me long to realize that this documentary had an agenda – and I wasn’t sure it would be, for me, worth […]

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Adaptogens for Anxiety

Are you stressed? What a loaded question. Who isn’t these days? Especially for those of us dealing with mental health issues – I mean, isn’t stress kind of just like, par for the course? I have anxiety – even when I’m not stressed, I stress about not stressing. Of course, like many of you, I […]

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Going Vegan?? || New Video!

Strong Babes! I uploaded a new video this morning to my YouTube on the subject (you guessed it): Going Vegan! Check it out, and don’t forget to like and subscribe – I really appreciate it!        

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The Down Low on Carrageenan

If you are a regular food-label-reader like me, then you may have heard of carrageenan before. It’s in nut milks, yogurts, prepackaged meals, and deli meats – just to name a few things. It is often found in dairy alternatives (sour cream, yogurt, cheese), as it is used as a thickening agent. Now that we […]

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How to go Keto – The Right Way

Of all the diet ‘fads’ I’ve seen over the years, I’m not surprised to see that the keto diet hasn’t faded away. This diet is still popular in North American culture – either as a tool used in the short-term for weight loss, or used more long-term for benefits such as better digestion, clearer thinking, […]

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Canada Food Guide is Under Review: Positive Changes Coming?

Many have been calling for a change to the Canada Food Guide, as the scientific evidence released over the years has changed what we know about food. You can get adequate protein from plants when combined properly, dairy isn’t a necessity, and vegetables are, to put it plainly, awesome. As our society shifts towards a […]

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Is Your Diet Soda Deadly?

On my journey to better health, diet drinks were one of the last things I gave up. I loved drinking coke zero – and I was either addicted chemically, by habit, or both. But there was one other aspect that hooked me – actually, it hooks a lot of us: zero calories. Somewhere along the […]

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Netflix Review: “What’s with Wheat”

    I find food trends fascinating, and I would be interested in getting a show of hands as to how many people have or have tried – heck even considered giving up wheat or gluten this year. It’s everywhere. I mean, you can’t walk around the grocery store without seeing gluten free labels slapped […]

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Pink Chocolate Coconut Bark 

You know how some people say “I have a sweet tooth”? Well I have sweet TEETH. That’s right – a whole mouthful. But as I have gotten older, the 5 cent candy aisle at the nearest convenience store just won’t cut it anymore. I want sweet, but I always want beneficial. I want “treat yourself”, […]

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Grounding Cauliflower Apple Soup 

My instructor was talking just the other day about how she defines foods in two separate categories: “noisy” (inflammatory, irritating, disruptive) and “quiet” (peaceful, nourishing, easy to digest). I love that concept. When life is crazy (often) , I am drawn to the quiet foods. The foods that nourish and give, and hardly ask for […]

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