What kind of nutritionist am I?

6 January 2017

I was recently inspired by fellow nutritionist Sarah B.’s instagram post on who she wanted to be as a practitioner.  It really resonated with me – because up until last year, this was something I was conflicted with myself. When I graduated, I felt like I needed to be a certain way to be a…

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100+ light + fresh meal (and snack) ideas for spring

20 May 2016

As the weather heats up, the needs of our bodies naturally shift.  We often crave lighter meals and snacks, and raw foods slowly start taking over more space on our plates. Key players include asparagus, peas, radishes, fresh herbs, wild greens like ramps and fiddleheads, arugula and sprouts.  Their bright, crisp colours make for beautiful…

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common client concerns, answered: the 3pm crash

24 March 2016

In my practice I definitely encounter some unique situations, but there are those reoccurring questions and concerns it seems like everyone battles with.  In this new series, I will break down some general burdens and address the real stuff we probably have all at one point or another had to deal with.  First up: “How…

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real life nutrition: camille byrne

18 January 2016

The creative behind everyone’s favourite Cambie blanket that can be found in her lovely Parkdale shop (and Health Hut!), Camille Byrne gives us a peak inside her typical day.   1. Name:  Camille Byrne 2. Occupation:  Owner of Cambie Design 3. Breakfast is usually:  I start everyday with a cup of hot water and the juice…

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50+ warm + cozy dinner ideas…

8 January 2016

…because I don’t feel like drinking juice right now either. During these cold, grey January days its warm, hearty meals I crave.  Meals I can roast, braise, bake and stew.  Meals that take afternoons by the stove to prepare.  During this slower season, it feels good to give into what your body is asking for….

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25 healthy, entertaining worthy dips

15 December 2015

The season of parties is upon us, and that usually involves hosting at least one!  To keep you inspired and save you countless hours of internet searching, I have collected some of my favourite (not just hummus) dips that will look beautiful on a platter.  All are vegetarian, some are vegan and any can be…

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real life nutrition: kate hutcheson

10 December 2015

1. Name: Kate Hutcheson 2. Occupation: Communications Manager (+ graphic design student) 3. Breakfast is usually: During the week I’m not a big breakfast gal — I tend to opt for fruit and liquids! More so because I’m simply not hungry first thing upon waking. So, a banana, big green juice and a warm coffee…

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healthy pantry staples: seeds part 2

21 October 2015

I have found the key to sustainable healthy eating and living is to have a well stocked pantry, fridge and freezer so that you always have the tools you need to create nourishing, delicious meals and snacks.  Here is a peak (broken into categories) of the foods I always have on hand, complete with a little nutritional…

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real life nutrition: melissa koruna

8 October 2015

1. Name:  Melissa Koruna 2. Occupation:  Server and soon to be Holistic Nutrition… sooo close! 3. Breakfast is usually:  Poached eggs and avocado on toasted Ezekiel bread with fresh Roma tomatoes and hemp seeds, its usually my go-to. Or, a smoothie with pretty much the entire kitchen sink in it… loaded with fruit, greens, almond…

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