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  • What kind of nutritionist am I? January 6, 2017
    I was recently inspired by fellow nutritionist Sarah B.’s instagram post on who she wanted to be as a practitioner.  It really resonated with me – because up until last year, this was something I was conflicted with myself. When I graduated, I felt like I needed to be a certain way to be a...
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  • 50+ recipes for the end of summer (get excited to use up your tomatoes!) September 1, 2016
    As the heatwave subsides and the crazy whirlwind that is summer draws to a close, we are able to slow down, relax and appreciate the best the season has to offer.  Along with the change in temperature and pace, the shorter days encourage us back into the kitchen to use up the abundance of produce...
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  • inside the brand: laura of wildcraft July 28, 2016
    I have been a huge fan of Wildcraft from the beginning (Health Hut was one of their first stockists!), but what differentiates a good line from a favourite line, is always the people behind it.  It has been easy  getting to know the team that created this completely natural, local and mostly organic line – partially...
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  • 100+ light + fresh meal (and snack) ideas for spring May 20, 2016
    As the weather heats up, the needs of our bodies naturally shift.  We often crave lighter meals and snacks, and raw foods slowly start taking over more space on our plates. Key players include asparagus, peas, radishes, fresh herbs, wild greens like ramps and fiddleheads, arugula and sprouts.  Their bright, crisp colours make for beautiful...
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  • 50+ warm + cozy dinner ideas… January 8, 2016
    …because I don’t feel like drinking juice right now either. During these cold, grey January days its warm, hearty meals I crave.  Meals I can roast, braise, bake and stew.  Meals that take afternoons by the stove to prepare.  During this slower season, it feels good to give into what your body is asking for....
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  • 25 entertaining worthy dips December 15, 2015
    The season of parties is upon us, and that usually involves hosting at least one!  To keep you inspired and save you countless hours of internet searching, I have collected some of my favourite (not just hummus) dips that will look beautiful on a platter.  All are vegetarian, some are vegan and any can be...
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  • 50 delicious vegetable based thanksgiving recipes October 5, 2015
    To me there is no greater holiday than Thanksgiving.  Without pressure to exchange gifts, you are free to enjoy the crisp weather, colourful leaves and an entire weekend centred around one beautiful meal.  We always go overboard in my family, but when celebrating such an abundant season, it can be hard not to. Inspired by...
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  • real life nutrition: tonya papanikolov August 20, 2015
    I had the pleasure of meeting Tonya this summer while working in Muskoka.  We instantly clicked over our mutual love for natural products and healthy food.  Later in the summer, when Tonya kindly invited me to a supper club she was hosting, we had the pleasure of sharing an intimate dinner cooked by a local...
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  • the 5 buzziest superfoods according to FASHION magazine (+ me) August 11, 2015
    I recently set down and chatted with Emilie Dingfeld, health editor at FASHION magazine about some of the coolest superfoods/supplements everyone should know about.  After much back and forth (there are just so many!), we decided on these guys. 1 2 3 4 5 Illustrations by Nicole Schaeffer Read about why we love them in the...
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  • welcoming summer with homemade trout gravlax June 26, 2015
    Long days and warm nights summon simple and cook-free meals.  During these months I find myself attracted to juicy ripe fruit, salads made with fresh produce and local fish like this cured trout by friend and food stylist extraordinaire, Amy Webster.  Below, Amy shares her take on the traditional gravlax: Gravlax comes from the words...
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