This time of year I start getting a lot of "how do I make it through the holidays?" type of questions. So, here I am about to break off some real big piece of truth. Alright, here I go with quite possibly a very unpopular opinion in the holistic nutrition realm. EAT THE COOKIES!
I have been asked a lot lately by clients and over social media what my preferred/go to cooking resources and books are, to be honest it isn’t something I spend a lot of time thinking about. I spend a lot of time in the kitchen playing around with recipes, trying to “healthy” things up for clients/myself/my family but it has been some time that I have relied on a set of cooking resources. That said 100% go through waves of seriously not wanting to be responsible for figuring out how to make a meal or I am in a rut in serious need of inspiration and when that happens, I have some go-to’s
The holidays are a busy time. Filled with friends, family, sweets and other delightful foods, beverages and experiences. It is easy during the holidays to “treat yo self” and lose sight of pre-holiday goals and health commitments you had made to yourself.
It's that time of the year when more than normal we push ourselves to the side and really focus in on spoiling others and taking care of the needs of others. Now in no way to do I want to discourage anyone from building and supporting others in the community, but what I do want to take time to do is take the time to remind you that you can't help others unless you also support yourself.
Here in Ottawa racing season has started. Whether you are a runner, cyclist, swimmer or all three we all tend to turn our minds to being sure to fuel our bodies appropriately for the heightened levels of physical stress we are and about to put on our bodies. Now, this is a good thing, but our issues tend to arrive because we end up paying a lot of attention to food and not to our hydration.
My name is Brittany, I am a Holistic Nutritionist, Yoga Teacher and Certified Personal trainer. My hope is to help inspire, encourage and motivate others to live their happiest and healthiest lives.