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A Difficult (But Necessary) Step for Losing Weight 40+


This post is inspired from some recent experiences with clients and workshop participants. At first glance, these people looked very different. But they had one thing in common. While they had hired me/ came out to listen to me speak,

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Nutrition Game Changer: Fibre


Fibre. It’s not exactly the sexiest topic. But it actually is a NGC* if you want to love your body. Which really is sexy, isn’t it? It’s recommended that adults eat 25 – 38 grams of fibre each day. But

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Nutrition Game Changer: Cook The Night Before


  Last month I introduced the concept of nutrition game changers. Nutrition game changers are foods or simple habits that can make a big impact in your health. Some might use the term ‘nutrition hacks’. Today, I had planned to

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ARFID & How To Get Your Kids to Eat Everything?


Usually my posts are inspired by questions that you ask me. But today I’m sharing my two cents’ worth on two picky eating media articles that seemed to blow up this past week. The first on Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

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Nuts: Why You Want More Than Just Almonds


Have you taken the healthy step of including nuts in your daily eating habits? Perhaps you’re eating nuts because of their healthy fats. Or, because you’re eating a more clean, plant-based diet. Or, because they make a great protein-rich snack

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4th Annual Home-made Popsicles (a.k.a. Ice Pops, Paletas)


I love that the healthy home-made popsicles trend is continuing (also known as ice-pops or paletas). Have you jumped on board? It’s a fantastic way to enjoy some fruits and veggies. All these recipes are delicious. You won’t believe that they

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An Object at Rest Stays at Rest

Two recent experiences really brought home an important life lesson for me. There’s a physics law (I can’t remember which one) that recognizes that an object at rest stays at rest. An object in motion stays in motion. As applied

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Join Me at the Healthy Family Expo

I’m having a booth at the upcoming Healthy Family Expo and I was asked to share a message with you about it. I’m happy to share this news because the 3 local women behind the Expo are fantastic – they’re

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Chocolate Fruit and Nut Bark


I’m frequently asked for healthy treat recipes. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I figured that today was the perfect time to share an idea for a healthy (and delicious) chocolate fruit and nut bark. Like many of the food

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Is Picky Eating on the Rise?


First let me preface this by saying that I base my practice on scientific evidence. But the scientific evidence only goes so far. There’s also experience. Over the last 6 years I’ve helped hundreds of families. In doing so I’ve learned

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