Trail mix-iron rich and delicious!

Do you need a grab and go snack?  I made one this week that is nutritious, iron rich and delicious!  As an added bonus it’s high in vitamin C, which means the iron is well absorbed.  That’s a winning combination! My grab and go snack is homemade trail mix.  A great formula for homemade trail […]

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Things your doctor doesn’t tell you about iron absorption!

Do you know the best way to help iron be absorbed by your body?  Do you know there are some food combinations that actually reduce the amount of iron absorbed too?  I had an appointment with a dietician and I learned so much! The dietician explained that food combinations could increase or decrease iron absorption.  […]

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Less mess = less stress = bliss

Are you a minimalist?  I’m not. But recently I’ve been inspired to downsize.  To take some time and ask; are these things really worth storing?  Do I use this item regularly?  Which ones bring beauty to my home? Could someone else use this? I’m learning through this downsizing process that little steps to health encompasses […]

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A healthy and delicious recipe for you to try today.

Ever get in a breakfast rut?  I do.  I just make the same thing every morning because it’s easy.  But this winter I’m breaking out of my breakfast rut!  I found a new favorite breakfast. Did you hate oatmeal when you were a kid?  I bet you loaded it with brown sugar or maple syrup […]

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What is the cause of anemia? I found mine!

I received a scary phone call from my doctor’s office. I was to come in right away, as there were concerns about my blood tests. I was diagnosed with severe anemia and put on an iron supplement. That was in August. In October I had an iron infusion. Every cell in my body reacted! I […]

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You are not a quitter! Keep taking little steps to health with me!

Wow Baby it’s cold outside! It’s so easy for me to stay inside on cold days and eat comfort foods. Or curl up with a good book and a high calorie sweet drink. If I’m not careful it’s easy for me to gain weight and get lazy. Can you relate? This healthy life style takes […]

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7 Easy steps to lose weight – diet free!

Did you gain weight over the holiday? I did! I know exactly how it happened too. I enjoyed a few extra treats for too many days. Christmas goodies are my downfall! Those empty calories added up and now my favorite jeans are tight. Grrr! It doesn’t seem fair that those pounds go on so quickly. […]

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Make 2020 diet free

Today I am offering you hope! Make 2020 the year you embrace a healthy lifestyle. You’ve tried lots of diets and sadly they don’t work for long. I know your struggles because they are mine too. By the end of January my diets were done. But there is hope! Instead of a new diet I […]

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Pep talk for a healthy Christmas

Christmas it’s a wonderful time of the year and the food is amazing! But you’ve worked too hard to blow it! Make this your healthiest Christmas. Be intentional! Choose only your favorite sweet or savoury treats. Slow down and savor every bite of the treat. If it’s not a 10, it’s not worth it! Keep […]

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Holiday eating tips!

Tis the season for eating! Everywhere I go there will be tempting goodies. Then I’ll add some holiday stress and I’ll have the perfect combination for overeating.  My favorite foods – turkey, stuffing, gravy, pie, cookies, rich desserts and chocolates will be within my reach. But this year is going to be different! I have […]

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Reduce the stress and increase the joy this Christmas!

The pursuit of perfection has to go!  Be real this Christmas. It’s so easy to get caught up in decorating the tree with the latest colours, baking Pinterest perfect cookies and shopping for hours for the best gifts. I really do love Christmas but instead of feeling joyful I often feel grumpy and tired.   […]

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My best energy tips for a busy life.

Is your life crazy busy?  The pre-Chrismas season is upon us!  It’s so easy to get caught up in the busyness of life and feel like we are always running on empty. How do we get recharged and refocused? When my life is crazy I have learned that there are some important things I need […]

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