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emotional eating

  If I had a dollar for every time someone said, "I am an emotional eater, I think thats the problem." But here's a hard slap of loving reality that no one wants to say.... no shit we are! We all are! We celebrate birthdays with cake, special occasions with champagne and holidays, with food! SO why has it taken…
November 13, 2017
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No-weigh-vember

  Enough is enough guys. Lets take a stand to stand down. Your challenge if you choose to accept it... To step off the scale for one month and step into yourself What was once a measure used to understand health and wellness has now taken on addictive traits of unrealistic proportions. I was so inspired by the movement created…
November 4, 2017
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Christmas Coconut Snowballs

Aloha on the brain, as it most often is at Christmas time for me. Perhaps it's my upcoming trip, Vancouver winters or my affinity for coconut. But these plant based power treats are really hitting the spirit of aloha in me. This creation was the adaptaion of a larger recipe of a coconut cream pie, and when one lovely retreater…
October 25, 2017
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Cauliflower hot wings

Ok guys, so it's almost like cauliflower wings are the new gateway to healthy comfort food. Winged, riced, mashed, they are everywhere. And although this vegetable may lack in colour...it  makes up for it with a heavy nutritional punch. Enter the cauliflower hot wing. We've seen it, maybe tried it, but I just wanted to play with it a little…
October 4, 2017
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why eating “good” is not the solution

Eating "good" or eating "bad" or even "better" is not is what is making us skinny, fat or whatever other adjective we choose to describe ourselves as. In fact it is just another way for us to put the name tag of perfectionism on our plate. Yes, there always is a food pun. The truth is that these barometers of…
September 28, 2017
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Under pressure : meal prep, instagram, and what she’s eating

  Change :// the way we stress about our prep. Ok, so the thing is, sometimes healthy trends...well ya, you guessed it, they become really UNhealthy. I am a big believer of meal prep, planning, scheduling and to do lists of all sorts. It is that kind of thinking that helps me feel grounding in knowing what my day is…
September 22, 2017
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supplements 101

change:// how we supplement   Hey guys, SO it seems as though supplements are the new big pharma. Am I right? And well it may seem like an improvement, not all that glitters is gold. For more than a few reasons. It is not only draining our bank accounts, this dream selling of a healthier more natural body, but it…
September 8, 2017
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Chocolate Tahini and Chickpea Cake

Healthy gut, healthy life...perhaps this is the truth. Often what doesn't go well with a happy gut and gut flora though is sugar. In fact it is one of the easiest ways to promote the growth of the "bad bacteria" and lessen the "good bacteria". But lets face it, the sweetness of life is just as important to overall health,…
August 30, 2017
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Hair story…. what to do when it falls down

  I've been meaning on writing this one for a while. I think both subconsciously and consciously I kept avoiding it. Hair is such a part of our identity not only as women, but men too. And when our body has different plans for us, it gives us a mega fuck you and revolts and well, sheds its skin. Nice…
August 22, 2017
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WHAT to say to someone with an Eating Disorder

    In the first part of a series on WHAT TO? I am going to examine and sift through the often challenging areas to navigate of communication around Eating Disorders. This field is my area of expertise and one that I would love to bring more communication, demystification and realization around. The truth is heavy, I realize that seems…
August 16, 2017