Are you a visual eater?

What’s a visual eater? If you add food to your plate, not based on what you should eat, but based on making the plate look full, you’re eating with your eyes as opposed to based on hunger signals from your body. Many in our family are visual eaters and my husband and I worked together…

“Motivation is garbage.” What a relief!

Dealing with depression is not something new to me, but I beat it. Sometimes with the help of meds, sometimes not, but I always fight a good fight for myself and win. 2018 has been a particularly long lasting depression. Meds have been slow to help and I spent most of the winter not sleeping…

Listen to your body

As newborns, we let our moms know when it was time to feed us. For some moms, we were nice enough to get ourselves on a regular feeding schedule, for other moms we weren’t quite as organized, but for a newborn baby, when the body says food, he/she sends signals to be fed. Parents don’t…

You are what you eat

All right, I’m on a soap box today! I was reading this article in the Globe and Mail: “One tiny detail spoils that shocking organic milk headline: It was wrong.”  There was a line in this article that struck me. “Even in winter, our tests have found that the feed cows eat can have an…

Embarking on a New & Exciting Journey

I’m super stoked to share with you a new journey I’m embarking on. In the fall, I’m taking a course to be a Holistic Nutritionist. I’ve been studying whole food/raw vegan eating for personal interests for about eight years now. I learned a wealth of knowledge on the subject already and it continues to be…