Category: Nutrition

If you want to change, write a new story

Would you describe your life as one with purpose, energy and joy? Or do you feel stuck in your story: missing the fulfillment of desires you were designed to experience. We all have some downer days. But maybe your story line isn’t working for you.  …

Cabbage in the Sauerkraut Crock

On my previous website I posted often about food, including recipes. I still love experimenting with, researching, cooking (and eating!), healthy food but I’ve rescripted my nutrition writing and focus to a broader nourishment story for body, soul and spirit. However, considering the seasonal…

Thoughts about Aging: Re-scripting Life Might Include Dementia

This summer I had my 65th birthday. In my heart and mind I tell myself I’m somewhere around 50 years old; blessed with health; physical fitness; freedom in time and resources as compared to the earlier years of raising children and being employed; in…

Connection and Friendship: Part two What are you hungry for

Recently my husband and I enjoyed supper with friends at their charming reno-in-progress, 200-year-old summer-house. The planked salmon served with veggies-extraordinaire – finished off with fresh fruit and whipped cream for dessert – was ‘deliciously’ satisfying! However, the meaningful and heart-rich conversation we shared…

Thirty Thoughts for Scripting Life with Confidence and Hope

Every day is full of decisions – we don’t even realize we are making some of them, as they are choices we naturally default to. An example: I have a breakfast ‘script’ that works well for me. I always have coffee not long after…

What are you hungry for? Part One

I’m a recipe reader and collector, foodie aficionado, nutrition guru and coach for emotional eaters  so I spend a LOT of time thinking, sourcing and writing about food, nutrients, presentation, flavour, allergies and sensitivities, food trends, etc. However, in this post, triggered by a podcast interview…

Trail Food for Lightweight Hiking and Heavyweight Nutrition

Tomorrow I am joining other sole mates at the Hike Nova Scotia Summit. There will be presentations on new hikes to discover, the latest gear, hiking stories and tales. FUN!!! AND there will be recipes exchanged for food to eat on the trail: I’m…

Finding Confidence and freedom in your food story

Food, glorious food. The poor workhouse lads in the movie Oliver were obsessed and fantasizing about their lack of food. I’m thankful to access more than I need in quantity and quality.  Yet managing food – essential for life – in a healthy way to energize the body, soul…