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February 13, 2017

9 Ways to eat mindfully on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and for many, can be a day of indulgence. Whether it is the cookies, candy, cupcakes, chocolate, or that savoury dish at dinner, Valentine’s Day, like many holidays can be centred around food and wine. Have you ever been culprit to eating a […]
February 6, 2017

Sharpening your culinary muscles: 9 Meal planning strategies for professionals

Recently, I have faced new challenges with feeding myself and my family. I work most days of the week, and I also have two kids in hockey and piano lessons which are scheduled over the time we would normally eat together. My evening schedule, whether it is spent working or […]
January 24, 2017

Are you interested or are you committed to a lifestyle change?

Interested people do what is convenient. Committed people do what is necessary. Which group are you in? This is the question my instructor routinely asks at my cycling class just before we embark on a tough climb or start an intense interval series. Are we interested? Or are we committed? […]
January 5, 2017

4 Ways to energize your wellness while traveling

If you travel for your child’s sporting activities, this blog is for you! Whether it is an out of town hockey tournament, a swim meet, or dance competition, kids’ out-of-town sporting activities often monopolize the weekend away, leaving a parent’s wellness to be easily forgotten. Parents spend so much time […]
January 1, 2017

Introducing…Energize Nutrition! New name, new packages, a new show!

I am thrilled to share with you an update on my business. I launched my business Nutrition and Culinary Solutions in 2012, to share my passion for food, cooking, nutrition and its impact on wellness. Since 2012, I have helped men and women over 40 I have: offered health-inspired cooking […]
December 21, 2016

Energizing smoothie staples to keep in your kitchen

Each day, someone in the house is blending some concoction of fruits to create a cool, refreshing breakfast or post-workout snack.  Smoothies are quick to make and are a flexible ways to enjoy a variety of whole foods to fuel your busy lifestyle. Energizing smoothie staples to keep in your kitchen: […]