What’s Good This Week

Most evenings after my kids are in bed I’ve been going out walking for an hour or so. Mostly so that my watch doesn’t get up in my business about not getting off my butt enough that day, but also because a kid-free hour alone in my thoughts while moving my body is pretty much… 

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does sugar cause cancer? let's move past the sensationalist headlines and dig into the research // www.heynutritionlady.com

So, Does Eating Sugar Cause Cancer?

Does eating sugar cause cancer? Let’s move past the sensationalist headlines and dig into the research to make sense of the latest information.

Butternut Squash and Black Bean Chili with Quinoa and Whole Wheat Honey Corn Bread // www.heynutritionlady.com

Butternut Squash and Black Bean Chili

This Vegetarian Black Bean Chili features butternut squash, quinoa and smoky chipotle peppers. For a healthy vegetarian chili packed with protein and fall flavours, you can’t beat this easy recipe! 

calories: to count, or not to count? // www.heynutritionlady.com

Calories – To Count, Or Not To Count?

What are calories, why do they matter, and should we be counting them? Let’s dig into a bit of science and a bit of philosophy to find out.

Red Curry Coconut Stir Fry with Tofu and Veggies // www.heynutritionlady.com

Red Curry Coconut Stir Fry With Tofu and Vegetables

A red curry coconut stir-fry loaded with vegetables and tofu. Quick, easy, and nourishing, you can have this simple weeknight meal on the table in under 30 minutes. 

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How to Make a Matcha Latte

Learn how to make a matcha latte at home with easy step by step instructions. This recipe doesn’t require any fancy equipment, is easily vegan, and is super healthy. It’s easy to make a homemade matcha latte!

changing to a home office // www.heynutritionlady.com


Change, they say, is one of the few things you can count on in life. Nothing lasts forever. All good things must come to an end. Closing one door opens another. All true. When I went back to work after maternity leave it felt good, but not great. Once Niko started daycare and Paul and… 

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three ways I achieved a healthy relationship with food // www.heynutritionlady.com

Three Ways I Achieved a Healthy Relationship With Food

Last week a colleague* complained to me that her mouth was sore from having eaten an entire bag of sour candies the evening prior. “This needs to stop,” she told me, “It’s out of control. It’s like this every evening these days.” I listened to her empathetically. I’ve been there; but not for a very… 

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what’s good around the web!

Does anyone else feel like they blinked and September was just suddenly gone? It was a lovely month. We transitioned from summer to autumn not so gently (thanks, Sweden), got our boy more settled into his daycare routine, and generally worked on spending time together as a family. We took a quick (and I do… 

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Kale Tabbouleh Salad with chickpeas and kamut // www.heynutritionlady.com

kale tabbouleh salad

This Kale Tabbouleh Salad is a healthy riff on authentic tabbouleh, plumped up with kale, packed with protein thanks to chickpeas, and with toothsome kamut for a hearty and filling vegan salad that’s a meal in of itself.

what if we changed our vocabulary so the way we talk about our bodies and what we eat was gentle and compassionate? // www.heynutritionlady.com

10 ways you can change the way you speak to be more body positive

Sticks and stones can break our bones… but words matter, folks. I tend to cringe when I hear people talk about “cheat” days or eating “clean” or eating a “naughty” treat. For starters, labelling foods as “good” or “bad”, “clean” or “naughty”, causes so much unnecessary anxiety for people. Imagine being hungry at an event… 

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