You Have a Choice

How are you feeling? Are you tired? Stressed? A little grumpy? A few weeks ago I gave a Power of Food presentation to the University of British Columbia’s Department of Medicine. During this event I asked everyone, “How many of you wake up every morning feeling abundant HEALTH & … [Read more...]

WOW – is all I can say

Hello Power of Foodies I wanted to share with you a very special testimonial I recently received. It is words like the ones below that fuel me and is at the heart of why I do what I do. Thank you to everyone who has supported me over the years. It is all about to get very exciting in the world … [Read more...]

Want a Healthy English Muffin? Look no Further!

Do you wake up each morning ready to attack your day, but find by 10am you are ready to go back to bed? I want to introduce to your one of the healthiest ways to start your day. These are my favorite English Muffins made by Food for Life Guess 2 ingredients on top of my English muffin and I will … [Read more...]

Top 3 Vancouver Restaurants for Healthy Eating

If you live in Vancouver or are planning to visit any time soon, be sure to visit my top 3 restaurants for healthy eating. Number 1 - Gorilla Foods 101 - 436 Richards Street, 604-684-3663 Last week I was in Vancouver doing a Power of Food presentation for a software company called Incognito and … [Read more...]

Soaking Nuts and Seeds – Unlock the Door of Life!

Soaking Nuts and Seeds – Unlock the door of life! There are a lot of raw food cookbooks that talk about soaking nuts and seeds. So, why do they soak nuts and seeds? What are the benefits from soaking, and how do they do it? There is a lot of information on soaking and sprouting but here are some … [Read more...]

Is Salt Getting a Bad Rap?

Yes, we know all about the negatives of a diet rich in salt, but a recent Canadian study may be putting the emphasis on the wrong ingredient. http://www.cbc.ca/health/story/2010/07/29/salt-sodium-limits-canada.html My take on it is that we eat a diet too rich in processed foods and not enough … [Read more...]

Healthy Gluten Free Snacks for Summer Outings

Do you find it frustrating feeding your kids gluten free, healthy snacks when sending them off to summer camp, or going for a picnic? What if I told you, you could easily create a variety of healthy, gluten free snacks that would take you less then 5 minutes to prepare, would you want to know … [Read more...]

Turn Your Boring Toast into an Amazing Snack

Are you bored of the same old toast? Good old PB & J was a main staple in my home for many years, but not anymore. Not only is 99.9% of commercial toast void of any vital nutrients, but each bite leaves you deprived of energy. This means you eventually seek out more refined foods in order to … [Read more...]

How to Open A Coconut

If I told you that coconut water is one of the healthiest sources of electrolytes, would you want to know an inexpensive way to reap its benefits? Why spend lots of money on store bottle coconut water when you can buy a coconut at the fraction of the price and do it yourself. Watch this video to … [Read more...]

Food Allergies Be Gone

Do you suffer from food allergies? I HAD fresh fruit syndrome for many years. What is fresh fruit syndrome? Did you ask yourself that question? I did too when I first was told about it. I had food allergies to apples, peaches, pears, plums, carrots, celery, mixed nuts. Not anymore! Did you know … [Read more...]