Healthy Habits

Try a new healthy habit each week! Start the day off with a protein-rich breakfast.  Scrambled eggs with some veggies or a protein smoothie will go a long way to … Continue Reading →


Cherry Chia Carob Pudding

Cherry Chia Carob Pudding

There’s something about cherries and chocolate. It’s one of my favourite combinations. Along with mint and chocolate, peanut butter and chocolate…pretty much anything with chocolate. But if you read my … Continue Reading →


chocolate

“Chocolate” Monkey Smoothie

No more chocolate for me. It’s one of my favourite things and I recently realized that I have a food sensitivity to it.  Sigh. Food insensitivities can cause digestive upset, … Continue Reading →


Animal Protein

Reduce Animal Protein, Increase Fertility

I attended a webinar last night hosted by a medical doctor who shared some very compelling research on the effects of animal protein on common diseases. He cited numerous studies … Continue Reading →


sugar

Slash Your Sugar Intake, Soothe Your Symptoms

It’s about time we talked about sugar. I’ve mentioned it in previous blog posts as something to avoid if you have perimenopause symptoms or PMS. But we need to talk … Continue Reading →


watermelon

Watermelon Raspberry Smoothie

It’s August and that means it’s watermelon season! It also means we still have some warm days left before autumn kicks in and watermelon smoothies are the perfect way to … Continue Reading →


Perimenopause

Too Young for Perimenopause? Think Again

Are you in your late 30’s or early 40’s? Have you noticed that you feel more anxious, irritable and tired than you used to? Do you have heart palpitations, headaches or find … Continue Reading →


menstrual cycle

5 Nutrients You Need to Regulate Your Menstrual Cycle

Despite what we learned in sex education class, most women do not have a 28 day menstrual cycle. And that’s okay. A 26 or 32 day cycle might be perfectly … Continue Reading →


sperm

5 Steps to Creating Healthy Eggs and Sperm

How often do you hear pregnant women say things like, “now is the one time in my life when I can eat whatever I want”.  Of course, one may feel … Continue Reading →


Organic

Why Switch to Organic When Planning a Family

The first thing that comes to mind when I think about organic food is that it’s expensive. But there’s a very good argument for spending the extra cash, especially if … Continue Reading →