Help Vancouver’s Writers’ Exchange!

The Writers' Exchange

Friends! The Writers’ Exchange gets Vancouver’s inner-city kids excited about reading and writing through crazy, fun, and imaginative creative-writing projects and support from volunteer mentors:     The Indiegogo Campaign This month, they’re raising funds to help cover the costs of renovating a new space. Although they’ve been in the same space for years, their rent has…

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New Year, New Goals

New Year Goals

As we approach a brand new year, many of us are taking some time to figure out how we can improve our lives in a healthy and productive way. After all, a new year is a great jumping off point for new focus, new aspirations, and new energy. I’m so pleased to introduce a guest…

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10 Medicinal Herbs to Help You Through Cold and Flu Season

Herbs for cold and flu

Hey, everyone! It’s October! (Whaaaat?!) I’m doing a talk today at Parallel Yoga in Abbotsford, on the topic of herbs and their associated health benefits. (Specifically, their benefits during cold and flu season.) During this talk, I promised to share my presentation via my website, so here it is, in all its Power Point glory….

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Moms: Do Your Kids Have Food Sensitivities?

Hey, friends! I have an exciting announcement: on March 1 2016, Baby Nosh quietly made its way into the world. (Note: I’m talking about a baby book, not an actual baby.) What Baby Nosh is a book I co-wrote with the talented and locally acclaimed shutterbug, Tanya R. Loewen. Geared towards helping parents make good…

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Vegetarian Cooking at Lepp Farm Market

Happy Sunday, everyone! On Tuesday March 8, I’ll be demonstrating 4 recipes at Lepp Farm Market in Abbotsford, BC. The event will run from 7-9ish, and will include a signed copy of Vegetarian Comfort Foods. So sign up today HERE! I’ve decided to post the recipes we’ll be making here instead of handing out recipe…

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Recipes for The Wellness Show

Hey, everyone! I just wanted to share the two recipes I’ll be demonstrating for The Wellness Show this weekend. This event is taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre, located at 999 Canada Place. It runs from Friday to Sunday, and it’s awesome, so you should be there! I’ll be on the Healthy Families Cooking Stage…

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The 24th Annual Wellness Show Vancouver

This weekend (February 12-14) marks the 24th annual Wellness Show Vancouver, taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre. I’ve been before, but it’s either been as an attendee or a media representative. This year, I’m much more involved! Check it out: Fresh + Fit Vancouver The best place to catch me will be at my booth…

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Release: The Good Living Guide to Medicinal Tea

Friends! I’m excited to announce that a book I signed a contract for over a year ago will be releasing in just ONE WEEK! On January 5th, The Good Living Guide to Medicinal Tea: 50 Ways to Brew the Cure for What Ails You will hit the shelves at Chapters, Indigo, Coles, Barnes & Noble, and…

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The Wellness Show Vancouver

Hey, everyone! If you live in the Vancouver area, and have yet to attend the annual Wellness Show at the Vancouver Convention Centre, you need to give it a go in 2016. Besides the fact that I’ll be there (both as a Healthy Families stage presenter, and at my Fresh + Fit Vancouver booth) and I’ll…

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