Back to School Meal Planning Tips

Back to school!   For many, this is like a reset button - much like January 1st, but somewhat different.  Time to get back into a routine, and find ways to make the trans...

Posted: September 5, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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Natural Nutrition FYI - Lentils

Lentils are very high in nutrients like molybdenum, folate, iron, B1 and zinc.  1 cup of cooked lentils has 17 grams of protein and 15 grams of fibre.  If you have weak d...

Posted: August 25, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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Natural Nutrition FYI: Cabbage

Get ready to be surprised by a very modest veggie - cabbage! Cabbage contains approx 20 different flavonoids (AKA antioxidants), which help our cells to repair the daily damage tha...

Posted: August 1, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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Staying Hydrated

With the temperatures so high here in the Okanagan, the topic of hydration becomes a “hot one”.  While it’s truly an issue especially in the summer, we need ...

Posted: July 7, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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Just Add 1 More

We all know having more veggies is generally a good idea.  If you look back to yesterday, how many servings can you recall eating?  With one serving of veggies being 1 cu...

Posted: April 30, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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Do you crave cookies in the afternoon and ice cream at night?

Why do we crave the things we know aren’t good for us? What is happening in our body? In fact, we are caught up in a vicious cycle of blood sugar spikes and drops where ex...

Posted: April 3, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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5 Tips to Manage the Holiday Food Temptations

The temptations are everywhere over the holidays – cheese, crackers, cookies, chocolate and dare I even mention the mashed potatoes, stuffing and gravy!? How is a festive par...

Posted: November 14, 2016

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Spring Cleaning For Your Body

It’s that time of year again. Toes are starting to peak out of sandals, sleeves are getting shorter, the days are getting longer and we’re starting to get the itch to d...

Posted: April 15, 2016

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