Nutrition in Real Life

  • 3 Steps to Assessing Your Stress

    Did you know that humans could not function without stress? Stress gives us motivation, stimulation, and challenge. Stress can provide excitement. ...
  • An easy way to measure portions

    An easy way to measure portions just using your hand!
  • Eating For Each Season

    You may have heard about the importance of eating locally, this fits in naturally with the idea of eating seasonally.   Eating foods that are in se...
  • The 3 A's of Coping with Stress

    Coping with stress is individual. A person's response to stress is dependant on their personality, their history, influence by previous experience with similar situations, their perceived control over the stressor. It is based on this assessment that a person then responds to the stressor. This is why each individual may respond completely differently to the same situation.
  • Variety in Exercise

    Pre-pandemic I was doing CrossFit. It was working really well for me. Then, everything changed. It took me a while to figure out a home workout rou...
  • The time suck

    Our phones suck away a lot of our time. Have you ever figured out how much time you spend on your phone in a day? There’s apps for that, but I’ll s...
  • Mountains, Oceans & Skies

    I will be sharing about my life and how I apply what I’ve learned as I became a stress management consultant and culinary nutrition expert. I have worked hard bringing balance to my life and it’s an ongoing journey. I share tips and stories about starting a healthy journey, stress management, active living and exercise, calming activities that feed the spirit, and of course, delicious nutrient dense recipes and how to cook them!

  • Be Gentle with Yourself

    Ever have a day where you feel paralyzed? You can't focus? You're just stuck? I'm having one of those days. I should have been ecstatic about to...
  • Where I started. Where we are.

    I don't remember the moment I realized I had to make a change. It was a long time ago. But I do remember the moment I took my first step towards learning to be a healthier me. 
  • What is stress?

    I'll share my own personal stories of dealing with stress as well as recipes, and lifestyle habits that help our bodies and minds deal with stress. Let's explore, together, how to feel good in our day-to-day living.