Nutrition

Sally Powis-Campbell on Holistic Mental Health

Sally Powis-Campbell on Holistic Mental Health

Sally Powis-Campbell, Calgary psychologist, joins me to speak about the many factors that impact mental health. We jam on everything from how breathing, mindful eating, and mindful movement play a role in mental health; to the positive impact of essential oils and being engaged in the community. First, enjoy this video and then, join us in [...]

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Vegan Carrot Apple Bran Muffins

Try this: Vegan Carrot Apple Bran Muffin

Go for the donut over the bran muffin, unless you're making these Vegan Carrot Apple Bran Muffins below (or unless you LOVE commercial bran muffins and you'll savour every bite). Yup, it's true: commercially prepared bran muffins have a bit of a health halo, meaning they are thought to be healthier than they actually are. [...]

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Coconut and Pom Chia Pudding

Try this: Coconut And Pom Chia Pudding

Looking for a dessert, snack, or breakfast dish that tastes great AND is a good source of fibre, check out this Coconut and Pom Chia Pudding. I recently spoke of the benefits of fibre and shared the gist of this awesome recipe on Global news - you can view the Global video by clicking here. Chia seeds [...]

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Body Positivity 101: Become Aware of Those Inner Voices

Have you ever looked at a picture of yourself and been completely thrown into a negative mind spiral? Maybe you were on a lovely warm beach vacation and all you could think about was how you wish your body looked different in your bathing suit. Perhaps you catch yourself judging and comparing your body to [...]

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5 Tips for Pleasurable Weight Loss

5 Tips For Pleasurable Weight Loss

I think it’s fair to say that at some point or another, the majority of women in North America, have thought about losing weight. Some feel they need to, others find they want to. It’s almost like dissatisfaction with our bodies and the desire to change our weight is part of our identities as women. [...]

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The Guilt is Worse than the Gluten: When it’s Not About What You’re Eating, but How

A natural first place to focus if you want to be healthier is on WHAT you are eating or not eating. Don’t get me wrong, the “what” matters, but it’s not the be all, end all. What if I told you that worrying and getting stressed over what you are eating is worse for you [...]

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Fast Fish and Fresh Herbed Veggies

Try this: Fast Fish and Fresh Herbed Veggies

Need a quick and easy recipe for dinner tonight? Try this: Fast Fish and Fresh Herbed Veggies. This recipe is especially great in those spring, summer, or fall months when you’re looking for some healthy protein and Omega 3 fatty acids (from the fish) and a variety of other nutrients (from the vegetables). Oh, and [...]

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Mindful Dinner Planning, Made Easy

Mindful Dinner Planning, Made Easy

It's 5pm, you have no idea what's for dinner. And you're starving - sound about right? It's so easy to get fast food, take out, or go out for dinner when you're feeling desperate. But why not keep eating out as something enjoyable and intentional? In this video, I apply the three-step Mindful Meal Planning [...]

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Salads and Wraps

Try this: Mix and Match Salads and Wraps!

What's for lunch? Try this: Mix and Match Salads and Wraps! You can be a mindful lunch planning machine - you just need a couple of tricks up your sleeve. One of my go-to strategies is to bulk prep the components of a balanced meal so that I can mix and match them in a [...]

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Mindful Lunch Planning, Made Easy

Mindful Lunch Planning, Made Easy

I know you love that little Vietnamese restaurant on the corner, but my guess is that you'd prefer to get in the habit of packing lunches, at least some of the time. No doubt about it, packing your lunch helps you take charge of how you fuel, while keeping $$$ in your pocket! In today's video, [...]

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