Blog

Interview with Sara Ouellette, CNP, RNCP, from “Beyond Vitality” holistic health & nutrition Jun 21, 2011

A while back, I was approached by a student from The Institute of Holistic Nutrition.  She asked to interview me for a course called Professional Practice.  Her assignment was to interview a successful entrepreneur in the field of nutrition.  It was nice to have been referred to as...

Continue Reading...
Superfoods for Super Health! Wholesome Foods that Nourish Your Cells. plant based superfoods Jun 14, 2011

These foods are nutrient packed Combating disease and can easily be incorporated into your daily diet to promote optimal health and longevity. Superfoods are a group of wholesome, plant-based foods are packed With That powerful health benefits That can help you live a longer and healthier life. ...

Continue Reading...
Habits to a Healthy You holistic health & nutrition trauma & mental health May 30, 2011

What’s good nutrition without healthy eating habits?  Do you know what might be stopping you from reaching your optimal health?  Maybe it’s eating late at night, or overindulging too often.  As much as it is crucial to eat healthy foods, it's just as important to...

Continue Reading...
Attention Chocoholics Everywhere! There is hope. plant based recipes superfoods May 17, 2011

As some of you may know, I have been living abroad discovering the world’s natural health products and superfoods.  For three years I traveled back and forth between Canada and the beautiful exotic country of Venezuela, finally moving there permanently this past September.  I...

Continue Reading...
My PCOS Journey Back to Health detoxification holistic health & nutrition trauma & mental health Apr 26, 2011

Hello everyone! For those of you who don’t already know me, my name is Sara and I am a Holistic Nutritionist and Fitness Instructor.  One of my goals as a Holistic Practitioner is to raise awareness about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).  It is a complex metabolic and hormonal...

Continue Reading...
Smooth Chocolate Avocado Pudding desserts & baked goods kid-friendly plant based snacks Apr 26, 2011

If you have a sweet tooth like mine, than this sweet, yet healthy dessert (or snack) is for YOU!  The rich buttery texture of the avocado, which is filled with “good fat”, makes this a wonderful blood sugar balancing treat since the fat acts to slow down the absorption of sugar...

Continue Reading...
Ready, Set, Go! movement travel Apr 21, 2011

In case you missed the last few blogs, I am no longer living in Venezuela!  And in case you missed the last few years, I am no longer living in Canada.  I’ve now relocated to the tropical country of Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies.  Today I want to talk to you about a new...

Continue Reading...
Creamy Vegetarian Pumpkin and Lentil Risotto mains & sides recipes Mar 30, 2011

This wonderfully creamy risotto makes the most of simple, classic and healthy dinner when eaten in moderation, accompanied by some lightly steamed organic vegetables or a large raw salad!

Ingredients:

1 cup natural parmesan cheese (plus extra to serve)

4-6 chopped mushrooms

4 cups homemade...

Continue Reading...
What’s the Deal With Cheese? Healthy or Not? holistic health & nutrition Mar 15, 2011

Hello all my fellow health “gurus”.  I hope everyone is feeling fantastic and full of vitality!  First, let me just say that this blog was inspired by a special friend (you know who you are!) with a “cheesy” question.

It’s all about cheese, cheese and more...

Continue Reading...
Homemade Almond Butter breakfast & brunch plant based raw recipes sauces & spreads snacks Feb 22, 2011

Its authentic nutty flavour is irresistible and adds a powerful health kick to any breakfast or snack. It is rich in protein, essential fatty acids and fibre.

It can be enjoyed in a variety of ways. Some of our favourite are spreading it on a slice of fresh homemade whole grain bread or a healthy...

Continue Reading...
Cheesy Vegan Sauce plant based recipes sauces & spreads Feb 16, 2011

This vegan cheese sauce is divine over whole grain pasta, thin crust pizza, veggie lasagna, nachos, quesadillas, stuffed peppers and much more!  I love it so much that I have provided you with two variations.  Try the one you please, or make both!

 

Cashew Variation

Ingredients:

1...

Continue Reading...
Green Earth Smoothie drinks & smoothies kid-friendly plant based recipes superfoods Jan 28, 2011

This nutrient packed smoothie is a great way to start your day on a high!  You’ll be smiling and feeling vibrant for hours.

Ingredients:

1 scoop of protein powder (or almond/hemp milk)

1 ½ cup freshly squeezed orange juice

½ banana

¼ pear

Handful of spinach leafs...

Continue Reading...