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

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

My Absolute Favourite Chicken Curry Recipe!

June 23rd, 2015 in Nutrition,Pregnancy,Recipes,Uncategorized

Back in the day, I used to work as a waitress in an Indian food restaurant.  It was one of the best times of my life because I was going to nutrition school, working with my friends at the restaurant, and eating amazing Indian food at least twice per week.  I still have a bunch… Read More

Fish During Pregnancy: The Good, The Bad, and The Delicious

April 9th, 2015 in Nutrition,Pregnancy,Recipes,Uncategorized

Are you confused about which fish you should and shouldn’t eat while pregnant? It can be a scary thought that eating the wrong type of fish can expose your unborn child to dangerous levels of mercury which can affect their development in the womb and throughout their childhood. It may be tempting to avoid fish… Read More

Feeling the Winter Blues?

January 20th, 2015 in Nutrition,Uncategorized

  Yesterday was Blue Monday, the day when the winter blues start to set in. Most people attribute it to post-holiday let down, constant bad weather, failed resolutions, and holiday bills piling up. But another crucial factor is our lack of vitamin D in the winter. We all know that vitamin D is manufactured in… Read More