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Registered Nutritionist A.K.A. Recipe Curator: Sweet Potato Quinoa Curry

Photo Source One aspect of my job as a nutritionist is to curate recipes for my clients. I either take my own recipes or recipes that I’ve found in magazines or on Pinterest, and tweak them according to my client’s individual needs (ie. food allergies, likes & dislikes, schedule, etc.) and by substituting healthy ingredients. […]

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10 Ways to Make Your Recipes Healthier

When it comes to healthy living one of my main philosophies is that I don’t believe in diets or quick fixes. I believe in learning how to make healthy choices everyday that lead to living a healthy lifestyle. Once you know what those healthy choices are you’re free! No more counting calories, or depriving yourself […]

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Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies

I was off yesterday for Remembrance Day, and instead of studying for my final nutrition exam (it’s coming up in a few weeks, and then I’ll officially be a Registered Holistic Nutritionist!); I procrastinated and made cookies instead. I have a giant, growing list of ingredients & recipes that I want to try, and a recipe for quinoa cookies caught […]

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EASY Quinoa Side-Dish: Mushroom Quinoa Risotto

Image credit: ulanice If you aren’t incorporating quinoa (keen-wa) into your regular diet; than I would highly recommend that you start. Quinoa is unique because it’s actually a seed and is also a complete protein (unlike rice & wheat-based carbs), which makes it great for vegetarian meals. It’s also gluten-free; making it very easy to digest. […]

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Healthy Carb Choices

Carbohydrates have been given a bad reputation over the years. When someone’s trying to lose weight a popular tactic is to cut carbs out of their diet. First of all, I don’t believe in diets. When you deprive yourself of something it only makes you want it more and you’re left feeling miserable, and likely […]

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Detox – Day 2

Day 1 of detox was actually quite easy. I would say the hardest part for me was avoiding coffee, a sweet after lunch (there are Lindor chocolates everywhere in my office!) and a glass of wine while I was cooking. But I felt really good when I woke up this morning; the most awake and […]

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