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why we are bingeing on peanut butter

Not only are we inundated with all the things we hear that we should be eating, but also, the should nots. And if i know anything, it is that too much or too little of anything gets us farther away from our natural equilibrium, Balance. Which inevitably, for the most part, is what I see most people coming to visit…
September 26, 2018
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Eating with Intention Webinar

Eating w Intention - the webinar Wednesday September the 12th @ 5:30 Eating with Intention is A workshop on intuitive eating created for those wanting to reengage or get curious in a different realtionship with food. Whether you have struggled with disordered eating, health issues, or just want to get back on the journey towards happiness mind, body, and soul…
August 1, 2018
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your body is a neutral land

Anyone else starting to get the feeling that there is just as much pressure to love our body, loud and proud, as there is to starve it? Me too, me too. So what are we supposed to do with that? Don't get me wrong, body positivity is on the rise and its a beautiful thing. But chances are, if you have…
May 2, 2018
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what supplements a nutritionist takes

I think we love the idea of the hottest, best new supplement because well, the idea of having that quick fix and cure all is so appealing to us all! Not only do we want to look our best, but feel out best and oh yeah, we want it now. But heres the honest to god truth...what we do need,…
April 27, 2018
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Nut Free Sunflower Fudge Bars

These little beauties are the inspiration of my little lovely niece, and from a recipe by The Unconventional Baker which I adapted. Plant based, Nut Free Sunflower Fudge bars with a nod to keto and paleo snacking by chance You see, ever since Hana was born, I wanted to make her treats, share my love of baking and cooking, but…
March 15, 2018
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sun life

  I stood at the counter of a tanning salon and turned around to see a girl I knew, we both looked at each other, blushed, and it wasn't the suntan talking. We had this moment of oh shit...we'd been caught. Our little secret was out. But is it really something that we should be ashamed of.   Please note*…
March 12, 2018
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Eating with Intention Workshop

Eating w Intention Eating with Intention is a 3 hour workshop that dives into how we can be more present in our bodies, in our food choice, and how that will relate to meeting our goals in a happier and healthier life. This afternoon bridges mindfulness, intuition, and science based pragmatic steps to understand how to nourish ourselves in a…
February 13, 2018
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Superfood Fruit & Nut Chocolate Bar

Who remembers the classic? You know, those big and beautiful Cadbury chocolate bars. Fruit and nut.  What a classic. Well this is my take on it. Still the richness, still the sweetness, but balanced with a little dose of super too. And heres the thing.. they actually are better than the real deal. These bad boys are the most requested…
February 9, 2018
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Truths about eating disorders

People with eating disorders eat. Yup, it really ISN'T about food. It just appears that way. For some the food is restricted, and for others a loss of control. Even moreso often there are rules around good foods or bad foods. The food really is just a symptom of whats is going on in the internal experience. People with eating…
February 8, 2018
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Low Carb – Green Coconut Superfood Smoothie

There are a million green smoothies on the market. Who needs one more? I do I wanted an option banana less. No, bananas are not bad for you. No, they are not too high in sugar. But did I want a less sweet and carbohydrate dense option, ya which focus on fats, superfoods and greens. This nutrient rich plant based…
February 2, 2018
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Get The Glow: The Three things I do for my Skin

Life, food, relationships... we have a way with messing with. And at the end of the day, simplicity is key and also the main ingredients to happiness! Case in point, my skin care. I can honestly say, as a reformed beauty junky, I am now a minimalist, perhaps even, a purest. The cleaner, actually and metaphorically the products are, the…
January 23, 2018
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The Better Bolognese

Now look, I am not going to pretend that this is better than your italian mothers, great grandmothers recipe. But if you want to try a plant based version, and you want it to taste delicious, this one is for you. Best thing I've eaten in 2018. Hands down.   I used to think as a child I must have…
January 19, 2018
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Rainbow “noodle” Pad Thai

Ok guys, went into this recipe with minimal expectations and came out with a home run. Flavourful, nutritious, and totally fulfilling...especially from a noodleless, noodle dish, you dig. Now granted you can add and subtract what you like, and maybe this means adding rice noodles...amazing. But as is, we got a winner winner. I used one of my favourite local…
January 11, 2018
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my thoughts on juice cleansing

Never was I ever... a Juicer. Surprised? Not as a kid, adult or even now as Nutritionist. I didn't like the taste or appeal. So why on earth a juice cleanse? Well Nectar is not your average juicer and so that had something to do with joining forces. But here ya go... You may have heard me talk about cleansing…
January 9, 2018
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The List – the only rules around recovery…

A while ago I gave this to a client as a check list of what "recovery" from and eating disorder might be best aimed at. I put "recovery" in quotations because the word has never felt right to me. It is almost as if one is then defined by being in remission, as if away from the illness but still…
December 21, 2017
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Epic Cornbread Stuffing and Squash

Nothing says the holidays like Stuffing and Gravy. And though some may have, passed or still argued that the turkey was the centrepiece, I thought of it merely as a dish for the good stuff...ing. No more shall this be the case. This Epic Plant Based Cornbread Herbed Stuffing does all the talking on its own. Definitely only plants needed…
December 20, 2017
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Coconut Lime Matcha Cheesecake

Ok, so call me unconventional, it hasn't been the first time. But these holidays often make me feel a little tropical. Maybe it's the cold, maybe its travelling to Maui as a child this time of year, but whatever the reason, I totally see it fit to taste like the tropics even in the cold of Christmas. Enter the Coconut…
December 20, 2017
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Maui Plant Food, Health and Activity Guide

Going back to Maui in the place I am in my life and still having that connection, even more so considering my field of work, feels like a blessing. I can’t wait for more, theres something to explore there. And until then, I will share with you some of my favourite spots for food, drink, and merry… Aloha Mana Foods…
December 15, 2017
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Smokey Cheddah Cheese Ball

Nothing says the festive season like cocktail parties, appies, and festive Cheese Balls. Am I right? Slightly retro, mostly delicious and a star of the communal sharing table, might I introduce you to the "healthy" Smokey Cheddah Cheese Ball. This not only packs a powerful 1,2 in the fact that it's plant based but that it also has some natural…
December 11, 2017
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Intuitive Eating Workshop

  INTUITIVE EATING WORKSHOP 3 -WEEK SERIES Ever heard of Intuitive eating? Curiosity peaked? It’s sounds all the buzz right now and with good reason. There seems to be every diet on the market, but what if we have gotten away from the way of eating that best suits our needs individually for our happiness and health… our own inner…
December 7, 2017

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