What’s Good This Week

I’ve been trying to mow down my mighty to-do list over the past few weeks, and finally got around to re-potting my nearly 10-year-old jade plant. He was in a pot that was waaaaaay too small and I always felt like an asshole whenever I remembered to water him and saw how small it was…. 

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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

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.

we all deserve support - thoughts on how to have a conversation about weight loss in a respectful and supportive way

we all need support – thoughts on how we should talk about weight loss

Last month I read this article in the New York Times titled, “Losing it in the Anti-Diet Age – the agonies of being overweight in a culture that likes to pretend it only cares about health, not size” It’s a good article, worthy of reading. The article is a long one that took me several… 

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what's good around the web!

what’s good around the web!

You guys, it is September tomorrow. August was a big month in our house. Most notably, our sweet boy started daycare, which has been a major change for us all. For him, of course, shifting from spending all day with his parents to spending a large chunk of the day with other kids his age… 

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what's good around the web!

what’s good around the web

And here we are, the last day of July. It’s also the last full day of our summer holiday back in BC where we’re busy trying to stuff as many sun-ripened blackberries into our mouths as possible, soak up the sun, and deeply inhale the smell of this place to commit it to memory until… 

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