Spring Cleaning Pantry Clean-out!

April 5th, 2017 in Motivation,Nutrition

The month of April is all about clean-ups..   Spring Cleaning the House Spring cleaning my house with homemade natural cleaners and essential oils (details to follow in the coming weeks).   Diet Clean-up Cleaning up my diet (too much bloating wheat and dairy entered my life while pregnant and breastfeeding, time to get them… Read More

Healthy Fresh Salads & Exploding Kombucha; An interview with Jesse Lane Wellness

October 4th, 2016 in Cookbooks,Uncategorized

Making Healthy Fresh Salads I have a confession… I tend to find salad boring, I fall into the same old ruts of just throwing some greens on a plate next to my protein of choice, maybe adding some additional chopped veggies, and drizzling olive oil and balsamic. Don’t get me wrong, this is better than… Read More

Pregnancy Update

April 15th, 2016 in Nutrition,Pregnancy,Uncategorized

Well hellooo there! I’m currently sitting here at 40weeks+5days, feeling little Baby Matthew stretch and kick in my belly looking for some additional room. I keep trying to tell him that there’s plenty of room outside my stomach but he just doesn’t seem to understand.  Labour will begin when both he and I are ready,… Read More

High Protein Rainbow Quiche!

January 8th, 2016 in Motivation,Nutrition,PCOS,Pregnancy,Recipes,Uncategorized

Happy New Year!  Have you resolved to eat healthier this new year?  Recipes like this tasty quiche are a great way to get a high protein, veggie packed meal!  Its almond based gluten free crust, combined with the eggs, give it a protein punch. And the rainbow of veggies will have your body humming with sweet… Read More

The First 4 and a Half Months…

November 14th, 2015 in Nutrition,Pregnancy,Uncategorized

Welcome back! Thank you for sharing this journey with me 🙂  Here’s a little run-down of how my pregnancy has been going so far, I’m sure many of you mommies-to-be can relate to these stories!  Peeing on Sticks Finding out you are pregnant is a bit of a process through a fertility clinic. They want… Read More

BIG NEWS! I’m Expecting!

November 12th, 2015 in Nutrition,PCOS,Pregnancy,Uncategorized

Yeeehaaaw! I’m pregnant! Let the adventure begin!!  The Bump: 18 Weeks   I’m VERY pleased to announce that Derek and I are expecting! Baby Matthew will arrive early April 2016, and we couldn’t be more thrilled! I’m currently 4 and a half months pregnant, technically 19 weeks as of tomorrow, so almost half way there!… Read More

My Favourite Cheap Pregnancy Superfood Meal

October 18th, 2015 in Local Food,Nutrition,Pregnancy,Recipes,Superfoods,Uncategorized

It’s the time of year when I start to crave soups, stews and casseroles like crazy. Their ability to warm the kitchen, fill the house with a delicious scent, and also fill my belly with some life-affirming substance is what makes these meals perfect for cool Fall days.   I recently went back to an… Read More

Anti-Nausea Cookies

October 1st, 2015 in Nutrition,Pregnancy,Recipes,Uncategorized

As any pregnant woman will tell you, nausea is a constant battle during the first, and sometimes, into the second trimester. There are numerous theories as to why women become nauseous, but ultimately we don’t know the reason why. It could be the extra HCG hormone circling in your body, it could be that your… Read More

Gas and Bloating during Pregnancy

September 11th, 2015 in Nutrition,Pregnancy,Uncategorized

Bloating and gas are annoying on the best of days. That overfull, clothes won’t fit feeling can easily derail an otherwise great day.  During pregnancy, bloating is very common as the muscles of your digestion system relax along with all your other abdominal muscles.  You may find that foods which occasionally gave you issues in… Read More

Hello Again, Long Time No See!

August 25th, 2015 in Uncategorized

Well Hi There! I’m sorry I have been a bit diligent with posting! I’ve actually been on vacation, running all over Ontario from a cottage in Muskoka, to camping on Lake Erie.  It’s certainly been busy! But I’ve enjoyed some awesome time with family and friends, and of course eaten some delicious food.   Here… Read More