Meal Planning 101

Are you tired of the same old dishes? Is it stressful to plan dinner every night? Are you eating just a bit too much take out or premade/frozen meals? Many factors may come between you and healthy eating, but menu planning is a fabulous way of assuring you have all...

Nutrition for the 1st Trimester

One of the things that really bothers me as a naturopath and as a pregnant woman is that it’s difficult to find trimester-specific nutritional information.  Throughout pregnancy your vitamin and mineral needs are slightly different, so rather than writing about...

Green Smoothie Recipe

Have you heard of green smoothies?  Don’t be scared!  They have actually gained enormous popularity over the past few years.  Why?  Not only are they delicious but they are bursting with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and fiber.  Green smoothies are a great way to...

Spinach Dip Recipe

While on vacation, I remembered how difficult it was to find healthy dairy-free entrées and appetizers.  Here’s a delicious, healthy, dairy-free dip to add to your repertoire.  Serve it with bread, crackers, raw vegetables… Ingredients: 1 ½ cups silken tofu* 1 ½ table...