midlife

November 27, 2020

Basic self-care strategies to help you get through the Covid-holiday season + contest

After this week’s announcement in Alberta about further lockdown, I am feeling empty and lost for inspiration. We’re all living through a tornado of polarized opinions. The tension is thick. And during a season where we naturally gravitate toward each other, we are unable to do something as simple as […]
November 17, 2020

Fast food – Slowing down to speed up

Does this look like “fast food” to you? Sometimes you need to slow down in order to speed up. With so many activities being cancelled, most people’s lives have a different level of busy-ness than what they are used to. We may have more time at home, but our “surge […]
November 3, 2020

Nutrition during perimenopause: Is it time to renovate how you approach diet and lifestyle?

Peri-menopause is a time in a woman’s lives where her world is changing. The children in her life may be growing up. She may be questioning her career path. She may be craving new intellectual challenges. She may be exploring her life purpose and seeking more fulfilment. She is passionate […]
March 29, 2020

No-Bake California Prune Power Balls

This post was written in sponsored partnership with our friends over at California Prune Board, helping me to help YOU energize YOUR nutrition. All opinions written here are my own. If your body’s energy is like a cell phone, what percent battery life do you have by the end of the […]
January 9, 2020

What is your one word or phrase that captures your intention for 2020?

Happy 2020! While there is nothing magical about the start of a new year, many people find January is like a clean slate – a chance to reflect on where you are in your life and where you want to go. Choosing a word or phrase to anchor you into […]
December 3, 2019

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

If you are looking for a quick, weeknight meal, this soup is for you. It uses staple-ingredients that are great to have on-hand for weeknight cooking. It is kid-friendly, based on my sample size of 2 kids. 5 from 1 reviews Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Fig Jam Swirl   […]