Stay in Bed… All Night Long (for the Other Good Reason)

Do you feel like you've had a messy breakup with sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or basically running on fumes all day? Keep reading! I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) to help you stay in bed all night long... for the other good reason. *ah-wink* The science of sleep … Continue reading Stay in Bed… All Night Long (for the Other Good Reason)

LoveBites: A Mess of Goodness for your Hormones + Recipe

What is this mess of goodness? Roasted cauliflower with lemon garlic ginger tahini sauce and red & white quinoa topped with chives. This is a hormone-helping powerhouse meal! 💪😋 ✔ cauliflower is a member of the Brassica family of veggies, which is known for its high content of glucosinolates, including xenoestrogen-zapping indole-3-carbinol (I3C) ✔ sesame seeds (tahini) are high in anti-inflammatory omega-6, … Continue reading LoveBites: A Mess of Goodness for your Hormones + Recipe

[Quiz] What’s causing your energy to bottom out?

I have a confession to make. I've been a bit of a sugar and carb addict. Over the last several months - probably more like years - I found I seemed to need coffee (and lots of it) to get through my day. I reached for a matcha coconut latte with coconut sugar or maple … Continue reading [Quiz] What’s causing your energy to bottom out?

A Nutritionist’s 5 Favourite Foods for a Healthy Sex Drive (and a Sexy Smoothie Recipe)

I originally wrote this article for TheCoconut.com. It was published on that site on August 1, 2015. The smoothie recipe also appears as the Day 20 recipe in my free LPFL 20-day Fast & Fresh Green Smoothie Challenge. Let’s face it: healthy sex, whatever that looks like in your intimate relationships, is an important aspect … Continue reading A Nutritionist’s 5 Favourite Foods for a Healthy Sex Drive (and a Sexy Smoothie Recipe)

No More Noodles? NO to That!

In my first sessions with clients, I typically ask them, “What food would you be most broken-hearted to find missing from your plan?” The answers, while sometimes surprising, generally range from chocolate and coffee to bread and fruit, but the answer I hear most often is pasta. There is definitely something to be said for … Continue reading No More Noodles? NO to That!