Nutrition

The study of nutrition is always evolving. It can often feel overwhelming trying to keep up with what is right for you. From the newest fad diet to the next “it” super food or even simply what you should and should not eat. It all seems to change daily accompanied by contradictions at every corner. Here I will provide down to earth, real nutrition information, the latest research and simple How To’s to support your health, happiness and vitality.
I strongly believe in the diet and disease connection. My passion is to educate you and your family on the benefits and the health impacts of optimal nutrition. My aim is to keep you informed on the top nutrition trends and to simplify the vast volume of information out there. I want to pull back the curtain to show that beautiful, healthy and fabulous tasting foods are easy to fit into even the busiest lives. I target foods which support the balancing of hormones, boost energy, improve digestion, encourage healthy aging, achieve your ideal weight, promote healthy sleep and support mental and physical well-being.
I love hearing from you and want to provide you nutrition information that answers your questions! So if you want to know what the best alternative flours are? Or how to sprout? What’s the deal with Chia seeds or have a nutrition topic you want to know more about, just drop me a line and I will be happy to explore it.

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Top 5 Plant-Based Proteins You Should Eat + Recipes

I hear from a lot of clients that they are interested in adding in more plant-based proteins into their diet and reducing their animal intake. Their hesitation is always, “will I get enough protein?” After you take away water protein accounts for 75% of your body weight, so the importance of protein is something we learn early on. But how much protein does the average adult really need? A simple formula is for every kilogram of body weight of body weight you should consume 0.8 grams of protein. Now our activity level and needs will adjust this requirement, but generally speaking our needs are much lower than most of us are consuming in a traditional North American Diet. 

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How to Easily Preserve Herbs

Herbs are one of the easiest things to grow in your garden. What is lovely about growing herbs is that you don’t need a large garden, herbs can be grown in small pots on your patio or even in small cans on your kitchen counter. Enjoying the bounty of what you have grown throughout the cold winter months is easy with a few simple techniques to preserve them. Here are some of my favorite ways to store my garden herbs to keep both nutrition and flavor intact:

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How to Make Sauerkraut

Hippocrates once said, “all disease begins within the gut”. Whether you are experiencing allergies, digestive issues, or needing more energy, spending some time supporting your digestive system can be a great place to start. Our gut is a delicate ecosystem that can be impacted by a number of factors (i.e. stress, toxins, drugs, and food particles). How we support our healthy gut flora for optimal digestive functioning is something we are starting to see more exploratory research around. However, we still have a lot more to learn about all the microbes that help us break down and digest our food.

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Hey, I’m Jo! As a Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant, Practitioner and Raw Food Chef, I am passionate about creating simple, whole-food recipes that easily fit into your everyday life. I am committed to empowering you to find fulfillment in fueling your body to regain balance, reclaim health and rejoice in the most vibrant body possible.

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