Eating Healthy in Turin

Eating healthy does not have to be complicated or expensive.  In Turin, the best and cheapest way to get good quality produce is go to the markets or order directly from local farms.  My favourite markets here are the local produce markets and organic markets. ...

4 Tips for Making your New Years Resolutions Lasting Habits

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." - Aristotle  A new year is a great chance to start over fresh and embark on our path of change and transformation.  Whether we have chosen to quit smoking, eat vegetables at every meal or...

5 Free Solutions to Ease Stress Now

Show me an adult who hasn’t suffered from stress this year.  I don’t think there is one. When under stress our common sense often goes out the window and we fall back into bad habits more easily.  Here are a few reminders of simple actions to take to gain your cool...

Train your Brain to be Happy

Many of us have this strange relationship with happiness where we see it as something we earn once we have worked sufficiently or once we have attained something desired.  This is a warped way of seeing happiness as it gives our power away completely to external...

What to Eat this Season: think local produce that will warm you up!

As the weather gets cooler, one way to help our bodies adapt is to provide it food that will keep it warm and in balance with the cold.

Boost your Immune System Now

5 Easy Ways to Protect Yourself from COVID-19 by Boosting Your Immune System Many of us are anxious  about the COVID-19 pandemic but other than taking the well publicized precautionary measures such as hygiene, social distancing and isolation there are other...

Green Smoothies: Get your weight and hormones in check

Green Smoothies: Get your weight and hormones in checkGreen smoothies are shakes that you make in the blender with green leafy vegetables combined with flavorful fruits and other ingredients to give your morning a healthy and tasty start.Servings: -Prep Time: 10...

3 Hormones to Keep in Check for Weight Loss and Hormonal Balance

Hormones are a key component of women’s health and a crucial factor in weight loss.  When our hormones are out of balance strange things can happen, hair can start growing on our face, our menstrual cycle can be off, we can experience PMS, we can become overly moody...

Scrumptious Almond Bread

Scrumptious Almond BreadThis recipe is not only for those who are ceilac or gluten-intollerant.  Reducing carbohydrate intake is beneficial for everyone especially your microbiome and blood sugar.Servings: 10 slicesPrep Time: 10 minCook Time: 10 minGood For: Lunch...

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Turin Market Tours

Visit the largest outdoor food market in Europe, with me. I will help you navigate and introduce you to all the top stales where you will get the best of what the market has to offer. This market evokes the scents, tastes ​​and traditions of Turin and the region of...

Taking a Bite Out of Stress

Summer can be synonymous with vacations and relaxation, but when the temperature is high, this can cause increased irritability, nervousness and stress confirms psychiatry professor, Nancy Molitor from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.  As...