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Showing Gratitude at Easter!

25 Mar

Happy weekend and happy Easter my friends! There are loads of reasons why cooking is the best — nutrition reasons, longevity reasons, financial reasons, yummy-ness reasons.  The list goes on. But one of the MAJOR reasons why cooking is the best is because it allows you to show gratitude. When you cook for someone, even […]


7 No Fail Ways to Spruce Up Your Dinner

13 Mar

Variety commands interest, doesn’t it? Different textures, flavours and sensations are what makes food interesting.  And adding a dash of diversity to healthy meals increases the likelihood that you’ll want to cook and eat nutritious foods more often. Did you ever get into a rut where you find yourself making the same things for dinner over and over again?   And […]


10 Food Habits You Need to Incorporate for Invincible Health

17 Jan

Have you heard of blue zones?  These are areas of the world where people live the longest and healthiest lives.  There has been a lot of research done in relation to how people in these areas live.  One of my favorite books on the topic is the Okinawa Way by Dr.’s B. Willcox, C. Willcox […]


Top 10 Clean Eating Soup Recipes

10 Jan

I just had to take this whole soup thing one step further before we move on!  Soup really is the perfect meal. So many flavorsome and colorful varieties, so deliciously comforting, so easy to cook and to freeze!  And the best part?  Soups are loaded with nutritious goodness so they are bound to help us […]


Positively Healthy in 2016: How to create achievable goals

1 Jan

Happy New Year!  Hooray!  It’s 2016. 🙂 All that was wonderful… and disappointing in 2015 is now behind us.  And ONLY new opportunities are ahead – new dreams to actively pursue, new fun experiences to start planning, new challenges to grow into a better person, new ways of doing things, perhaps a new outlook. A new […]


Top 10 Clean Eating Recipes on Nine to Divine in 2015

30 Dec

All ready for a healthy belly and a balanced body for 2016?  Great, me too! To get us extra inspired to kick-start 2016 by feeling fab with clean eating, I pulled together my top 10 amazing ultra-clean eating recipes from Nine to Divine posted during 2015. If you haven’t tried any of these recipes yet, […]


Eating clean + feeling fab this holiday with my Top 5 December eating rules

30 Nov

OK so society says that the New Year is when we should start on all those lofty goals we set for ourselves, like eating clean.  But why wait until then?  Were you happy with the way your New Year’s resolutions turned out in the past?  Do you want next year’s resolutions to turn out the […]


Vibrant Fall Pasta Primavera

8 Nov

I had to put “Fall” into the name of this recipe because not only is it absolutely delicious (goes without saying even though I just did!), it is gorgeous just like all the different colors of this season. My favourite season! One of the main reasons is definitely because nature is so beautiful with all it’s warmly vibrant colors: red […]


Why aren’t you cooking? Easy Ways to Ensure Eating Clean Dinners

4 Nov

Why aren’t you cooking?  I know it’s hard not to let the busy-ness of life get in the way.  But hold this thought in your mind for a few seconds:  Your body is the vehicle through which you experience all aspects of life. Therefore, making a healthy diet highly important will benefit all aspects of your […]


Healthy Eating Habits Survey

28 Oct

Friends! I need your help. I am doing some research into views about healthy eating habits and obstacles which stand in the way of meeting goals in this area. I have a few questions I was hoping you would be willing to help me with. I created a nifty survey monkey questionnaire to assist with […]