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Six Tips for Healthy Skin + My Summer Glow Smoothie

We live in a world that revolves around treating + medicating + beautifying from the outside-in. It’s all about cover-upping, retouching, injecting, filling, lifting, perfecting, fixing…not exactly confidence boosting. As I get older and inch towards wedding day (a little over one year to go!) I’ve become more and more interested in beauty nutrition, but […]

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Chicken And Root Vegetable Bowl

There’s no reason for healthy eating to be complicated. And there’s no reason for healthy eating to be bland, boring or well, blah. Healthy eating should mean real food, eaten in balance and bursting with flavour. Which is why I am bubbling with excitement today to share with you the first episode of the #BalancedBowls series, […]

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Best fats to eat

I feel bad for fat. I mean, think of all the negative connotations for the word fat: “Does this make me look fat?” “Isn’t this fattening?!” “I feel fat” It’s no wonder I feel resistance when I recommend eating more fat…we’re programmed to fear it, despite the fact  that the right kinds of fat can […]

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Ten tips to love your body

On a scale of 1 to 5, how much do you love your body today? What about yesterday? If you answered anything other than a 5, then you must be exhausted. That’s the only way to describe how it feels to chase society’s body ideal. Just exhausting. Because of this, true body love is something […]

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Simple Raw Lemon No-Bake Cheesecakes

I’m a cheese lover. Soft, raw, aged, sharp, fresh…never met a cheese I didn’t like. So when I first heard about cashew cheese as a dairy-free alternative to the real thing, I was a little skeptical, despite plant-based friends raving about the stuff. But a few years ago, at a vegan restaurant in the city,  I decided to […]

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7 steps to conquer your cravings

Do you struggle to tell the difference between a food craving and true physical hunger? If you do, then peel your eyes, because today, I’m sharing some tips to help you spot them both a mile away and help you kick those cravings to the curb. Here we go. Are you really hungry? Food cravings are […]

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Friday Five: Five habits of happy eaters

Is eating the cause of any unhappiness in your life? Does the mere thought of “what to eat” feel so overwhelming, that it’s discouraging to you? Does the pressure of “eating well” or “following the rules” build anxiety within you every time you sit down to a meal? Is this pressure so strong that all you […]

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Six tips for a healthy heart

If you aren’t living with the effects of heart disease today, then you may not feel the urgency of eating a heart-healthy diet. But you should know that the benefits of adopting heart-healthy habits go well beyond your ticker. Eating for heart health also benefits blood vessel health, brain health and virtually every other part […]

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Mini cauliflower crust margherita pizzas

Cauliflower Power Earlier in January on Global Montreal I spoke about the mighty cauliflower and how it was one of the foods to watch in 2014. Cauliflower along with its cousins broccoli, bok choy, kale, Brussels sprouts and cabbage are all part of the cruciferous family, a group of vegetables with a wide range of well-documented […]

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The nasty habit you must quit to reach your goals this year

No, it isn’t carbs. It’s the other C-word. Comparison a.k.a Joy Thief. The nasty habit you must quit to reach your goals this year. It’s difficult to avoid comparison today. Even when you keep your head down and focus, it seems just a few minutes of social media is enough to catch a serious case of […]

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