A week ago I make an impromptu soup with some extra carrots and ginger that I had lying around. It turned out to be a real winner! The soup came to be a nutrient dense, immune boosting concoction. Perfect for the cold weather and cold/flu season. Get the recipe here!Read More
Say hello to 2019! It’s here and it’s here to stay for another 365 days (okay well a bit less since it’s already the 5th of January today). Every time a new year rolls around you’ll see all the posts about making resolutions, getting fit and becoming a new you. I tend to roll my eyes at most of this stuff. Why? Okay let’s get into it!
In this post, I give you some powerful tools to use to make 2019 one heck of an awesome year! *Hint! crafts are involved!!
Okay this is a long overdue blog post. Friends are always asking me for my life changing or motivational book recommendations and yet I keep forgetting to come back to actually writing a post…so here’s my list!
Warning! You will be entering the “self-help” section of the bookstore.
It was not so long ago that someone you know...ahemm okay me, was NOT at all into self-care. Like zero.
So what made me decide to drop the hustle and embrace self-care time?
My body felt like sh*t. I was absolutely exhausted, stressed, moody, anxious, depressed, uninspired and my inner mean girl was being a real b*tch.
CAULIFLOWER is one powerful guy!
Here's why this lovely member of the Brassica family should be included in your diet + my FAVE (un-boring) ways to make cauli!
Have you ever found yourself standing in the grocery aisle with a box of crackers, feeling extremely perplexed by what the heck you are looking at? I've been there! Before my nutrition days I probably didn't even read labels much. I really just had no idea how to decipher them because they can be SO dang confusing.Read More
If you don't get your morning bevy, are you a cranky pants that doesn't want to talk to anyone? Maybe you just can't function without your cuppa joe?Read More
Once November hits, things start to change for us folks in the North (Canada - not talking Game of Thrones today). I have NEVER been the biggest fan of winter. The days grow shorter, darker and colder; not exactly my cup of tea.
Read for my tips on how to keep the happy vibes flowing!
Well the cold and flu season is upon us, I hear people coughing and blowing their little noses constantly. This is when I TRY to avoid public transit and even the mall, its just so gross sometimes!
GIVE ME THESE TIPS MIYA!
I have put together a little list of things that I do to help keep me feeling pretty fine during the dark, chilly months of winter!
I used to be a COFFEE junkie! But I have found something so MUCH BETTER! I am talking about medicinal superfood mushrooms that have some truly amazing health benefits! Maybe you have seen the names Chaga, Cordyceps or Reishi before? Those names are starting to pop up every where in social media land.Read More
What if I told you that a lot of that waste, isn't actually waste and it's more like gold! Gold for your body and the dirt outside! Many of the vegetable and animal related scraps that we throw away are loaded with nutrients that we don't really want to miss out on!Read More
IT'S KITCHEN CLEAN OUT TIME!
It's time to ditch the crap that just isn't serving your body! Don't worry, I provide you with healthy swaps to make the transition easy peasy!
Plant-based: A term that is popping up everywhere, including on my page!
Does this mean vegan? Does this mean vegetarian, pescatarian or even a diet that includes some meat? Who the heck knows! I feel that the term plant-based will be interpreted differently based on the individual. I know what plant-based means to me and I'll share that with you here in this blog.
Since the dawn of time, I have been a hummus addict. There is nothing well like a well-made garlic chickpea hummus. However, sometimes you want something a little different, something that feels a little more like a party in your mouth. Maybe even something that doesn't have chickpeas? *Gasps*Read More
I Remember Being So Anxious At Times, That I Couldn't Move, I Would Almost Feel Paralyzed.I would go through weeks where the anxiety just wouldn't go away. I would struggle to fall asleep at night, eat and function optimally.Read More
So you don't want stanky arm pits I hear?
In the dead of summer or apparently September 27th here in Toronto, the heat & humidity can be really intense and that "do I smell?" paranoia can creep in really hard!
With all the deodorant, antiperspirant, spray, and crystal options out there, stuff can get real mind boggling! Here's some info on what to look for and one of my fave local products on the market!
Looking for yummy dairy-free alternative to yogurt? Learn how to make easy dairy-free coconut kefir yogurt right at home! Your gut, skin and brain will thank you!Read More