Category: Nutrition

Berry Good for your HEART

  Berries are superstars among fruits not only because of their sweet, delicious taste, versatile use, but also because of their health benefits. Berries contain nutrients that are powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents that can reduce your risk of heart disease and cancer. The polyphenols, fibre and Vitamin C content in berries are just some […]

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Moroccan Chicken Stew

Food for your HEART! Moroccan Chicken Stew Our heart healthy chicken stew recipe includes four superfood ingredients: coconut oil, turmeric, cinnamon and unpasteurized local honey (available at health food stores or local farmers’ markets). We serve it on a bed of cooked grains (basmati rice, quinoa or millet) and garnish it with shredded or large-flaked […]

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Nutrition when Travelling

Travelling, whether it be for work or pleasure, can add another layer of difficulty when it comes to nutrition. We are confronted with more things out of our control. If travelling is a regular part of your weekly or monthly routine, the choices you make in those environments will start to impact your body’s functioning. […]

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Hormones Over the Ages

  by Dr. Deanna Walker, ND No matter what age you are, your hormones are affecting your quality of life. Why you might ask? Well your hormone balance influences how you look, how you feel and how you think. It is important to determine if your hormones are affecting you. The best way to start […]

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Nutrition on the Road

Being in our vehicles has become a second home for many of us, whether it is commuting to work or meeting with clients/customers. Nutrition can get challenging when you have tight schedules or driving during “meal time”. What we want to avoid is a situation where we get over-hungry and lose self- control. Usually this results […]

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How a Naturopathic Doctor can help Support and Optimize your Fertility

Planning to grow your family can be a very exciting time. It is a perfect opportunity to focus more on your health and fertility. Being properly informed and supported by a Naturopathic Doctor about ways to improve your health and optimize your fertility can take the guess work and confusion out of looking for these […]

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Lentil Salad With Maple Roasted Squash

INGREDIENTS (4 servings): 2 cupsButternut Squash (chopped into 1 cm cubes) 1 1/2 tspsAvocado Oil 1/4 tspSea Salt (divided) 2 tbspsMaple Syrup 1/4 cupExtra Virgin Olive Oil 2 tbspsApple Cider Vinegar 1/4 tspCinnamon 2 cupsLentils (cooked, from the can) 4 stalksGreen Onion (chopped) 1/4 cupDried Unsweetened Cranberries 1/4 cupParsley (chopped) DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 400ºF […]

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Five Tips For A Healthy Pantry Makeover

March is the month when we welcome spring (at least in the calendar) and with it we start planning a spring cleaning in the house. March is also nutrition month, reminding us to reassess our food choices and eating habits. In this article, I’d like to inspire you to “spring clean” your kitchen pantry: remove […]

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Lactation Muffins

Lactation muffins are easy to make as well as something great and practical to bring to a new nursing mama (please don’t go empty handed!). These are packed with nutrients to help support breastmilk production as well as replace some of the depleted nutrients from nursing. Your body will actually make the perfect breastmilk for […]

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