You’ve set a goal to eat healthier. How do you know where to start? There’s no need to stress tracking calories, counting macros, or studying the latest fad diet. Start with the basic plate: 1/2 veggies, 1/4 whole grains, 1/4 high protein source (legumes), + accessories. There’s a reason I labelled this the FOUNDATION of… Continue reading The Foundation of a Nourishing Plate
How to Build a Salad Bowl (that doesn’t suck)
Plant-Powered Caesar Chipotle Bowl Kale & Quinoa Salad Salads are so commonly associated with bland, boring diet food. But with a nourishment-forward mindset, they can make the most incredible - and delicious - meals! Healthy food that is colourful and visually appealing is more exciting to look forward to, don't you think? The trick is… Continue reading How to Build a Salad Bowl (that doesn’t suck)
DIY Holiday Gifts
As each year passes, I find myself loving (both giving and receiving) homemade gifts. Sewn, knitted, baked, crafted - every labour of love seems more heartfelt and appreciated than something from the store. Being a nutritionist and foodie, of course I enjoy gifting baked goods or homecooked meals the most! I've put together a list… Continue reading DIY Holiday Gifts
2022 Garden Love
This year I wanted to attempt the 1000 Hours Outside challenge as a way of nurturing my mental health as well as having new experiences with my daughter. We didn't have any travel plans, so we decided to turn half of our corner lot backyard (that we didn't make use of anyways) into a garden… Continue reading 2022 Garden Love
Pantry Staple Hair Mask
First off, I want to say I’m no hair expert. I have a very simple wash/condition routine, throw some argan oil in from time to time, but otherwise I leave my hair alone. Too much product is damaging and expensive. One thing I love to do a couple times a month is a deep conditioning… Continue reading Pantry Staple Hair Mask
Why Greens, Beans & Love?
The three most important ingredients in our kitchen are the ones that make up this blog title. Greens: from leafy salad greens, to cruciferous powerhouses, to delicate herbs or scallions - I believe no meal is complete without a pop of green. All plants start out as a little green sprout, and hold high nutrient… Continue reading Why Greens, Beans & Love?