Wellness

How to Build a Balanced Breakfast

Disclaimer: This post was developed in partnership with Florida Department of Citrus however all opinions are my own. As a Registered Dietitian, I know a thing or two about building nutritionally balanced, satisfying meals. Today I’m sharing my top tips to build a balanced breakfast as well as some delicious breakfast […]

What are Probiotics and How can I Get Them?

DISCLAIMER: This post was developed in partnership with Jamieson Canada, however all opinions are my own. A registered dietitian’s discussion on the benefits of probiotics on total gut health and other health outcomes. We discuss where you can find probiotics and who may benefit from a probiotic supplement. ‘Gut heath’ […]

14 Easy Self-Care Activities to Try Daily

I’m sharing some my favourite simple and easy ways to practice self-care every day. You deserve it! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! While it’s a wonderful time to shower those around you with love, it’s also a great reminder to show yourself some love too! Self-care doesn’t always […]

Why You Shouldn’t Diet in 2020

As a dietitian, I’m sharing my evidence-informed opinion on why you shouldn’t diet in the new year. I also share some practices you can adopt to have a healthy 2020 and beyond! Happy New Year, everyone! It’s a new year and an entirely new decade. With a new year comes […]

Ditching the Diet Mentality During the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! But with all the food, conversation, and New Years right around the corner, there is often talk of dieting, guilt, and pressure to avoid “holiday weight gain”. As a non-diet dietitian, I’m sharing how you can ditch the diet mentality during the […]

5 Tips for Enjoying Exercise and Moving More Intuitively

Does the word “exercise” make you happy or make you want to groan? Often times exercise is only associated with dieting, but it’s much more than that! Today I’m sharing my top tips to help you start enjoying exercise and learn how to listen to your body and move it […]

A registered dietitian gives her opinion on Halloween candy restriction and how to encourage mindful consumption.

A Dietitian’s Opinion on Restricting Halloween Candy

I give my dietitian opinion on Halloween candy and how to navigate it’s consumption with your kids. We can use Halloween as an opportunity to explore mindful, intuitive eating and promote positive relationships with food. It’s that time of year! Halloween is almost here, so kids are getting their costumes […]

What does healthy even mean these days? I discuss why I was afraid to use the word and how I'm reclaiming it.

Reclaiming “Healthy”

What does healthy even mean these days? I discuss why I was afraid to use the word and how I’m reclaiming it. For the longest time, I tried pretty hard to refrain from using the word “healthy” as a descriptor for my blog and my recipes. Why? I did this […]

A dietitian answers the very popular question: What is Food Combining and Does it Actually Work?

Food Combining: What Is It and Does it Work?

Today we’re talking nutrition. Specifically, we’re talking about a rather hot topic in the health and wellness space right now – a topic known as food combining. To be honest, prior to the last couple of months, I had never heard of food combining. However, in the last little while […]

Intuitive Eating - How Life Improved by Improving my Relationship with Food

5 Ways My Life Improved By Improving My Relationship With Food

Today I’m sharing about how my life improved drastically by improving my relationship with food. Over the last year, I’ve shared more and more about my own journey with my relationship with food. From my early teen years, food wasn’t just food. It was a way to manipulate and control […]