What is Hypnosis? And How Does it Work?

There is a lot of misinformation out there about hypnosis. Since I included hypnosis in my toolkit to help clients, a lot of people have asked “What is hypnosis? And how does it work?”. Here’s a post to help answer your questions about this fascinating topic!  Read more

The Great Egg Debate: Are Eggs Good or Bad for Health?

Eggs are one of my favorite foods in the world. I could have eggs for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Eggs Florentine is in my top 5 favorite meals. So when clients or friends tell me that their doctors have told them to reduce egg consumption to prevent high cholesterol, it makes me want to scream. So let’s settle the Great Egg Debate: are eggs good or bad for health? Read more

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35 Lessons I’ve Learned in 35 Years

It’s official. I am in my “mid-thirties”. Yikes! On birthdays and New Years I always find myself reflecting on what I’ve learned, what I’m grateful for and what’s next. If you know me, you know that I love lists like a fat kid likes chocolate (inappropriate nutritionist humour). So I decided to make a list of 35 life lessons I have learned in the 35 years I have been on the planet.
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Chocolate Chia Brownie

Chocolate Chia Brownies

We all deserve a little indulgence once a while. Nothing spells decadent dessert to me more than chocolate brownies! This chocolate chia brownie recipe is all kinds of goodness: tons of fibre (from the beans, yes beans!) and Omega-3 fatty acids (from the chia seeds). And the best part? You don’t have to sacrifice taste for a healthier version of this classic dessert!

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Zucchini Noodles (“zoodles”) with Avocado Pesto Sauce

Sometimes a girl just wants her pasta! For those days when you crave a big bowl of linguine, but don’t want to carb load, try this delicious and seriously addictive paleo version: Zucchini Noodles (“zoodles”) with Avocado Pesto Sauce. It’s all the taste without the guilt!   Read more

Baked eggs in avocado

Baked Eggs in Avocado with Grilled Tomatoes

Nothing screams breakfast more than eggs and avocados! So when I saw a picture on Pinterest of an egg baked inside of an avocado: Mind. Blown. I just had to try it for myself. The result was pure deliciousness! This simple recipe for baked eggs in avocado with grilled tomatoes is a cinch even on the busiest mornings.  Read more

Homemade Granola

Supergood Superfood Homemade Granola

Plato once said that “Necessity is the mother of invention”. Well that definitely held true for me when I went on the hunt for healthy granola in Dubai, I came back empty-handed. All I found were sugar-infused cereals and granola. What is a nutritionist to do? I had no choice but to concoct my own homemade granola recipe!  Read more

What’s a Personal Annual Review & Why is it Important?

Does your boss sit you down once a year to evaluate how you measured up against your professional goals that help your team and at a larger scope, your organization? Then why are most of us not using the same rigor in our personal lives to ensure that we achieve our life goals and dreams? Read more

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5 Products I No Longer Buy From the Drugstore

After a post about the worst 10 chemicals in our personal care products, I had family and friends asking me questions about making the switch to natural products and how to do it on a budget. The key is to pick and choose the products based on some practical criteria. Here are 5 products I no longer buy from the drugstore and why. Read more

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Top 10 Chemicals to Avoid in Personal Care Products

Put down that lotion! Ever read the list of ingredients on your shampoo, conditioner, lotion or toothpaste? It’s usually a laundry list of ingredients that only a chemist can pronounce! I have compiled that top 10 chemicals that are high on the scare-o-meter.

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