Pear & Parsnip Soup

Starting in the fall and throughout the winter, one of my favourite things to have on hand for nourishing meals on cold days is soup. This recipe is quick and easy! It took me approximately 20 minutes to get everything into the pot. You leave it to simmer for about half an hour, blend and dinner…

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January Jumpstart!

Winter is officially upon us. As you relax and enjoy the holidays, consider setting yourself up for success come 2017. There is no time like the present to start planning for a healthier life. January Jumpstart is an individualized, 3-session program to help optimize energy and stick with your health resolutions so you feel your…

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Easy Way to Ease Back Pain After Shovelling

Although spring is just around the corner, in Halifax it’s difficult to believe for the towering snow banks and ice-riddled sidewalks. Yesterday’s snowfall seems to have been particularly hard on our spirits after the teasing days of sun, warmer temperatures and melting ice we had last week. Muscles are aching and moods are low as…

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Love Your Liver

The liver is a master multitasker of organs. Understanding what it does on a daily basis can help us encourage healthy function and prevent the symptoms associated with a sluggish liver. On any given day, your liver completes 6 major functions: 1. Digestion Cells in the liver called hepatocytes produce a substance called bile. This…

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