Spotlight on Parsnips

Parsnip, they’re sweet, brimming with nutrients and make for the most perfect mashed potato substitute during the holidays. In fact, in The Vitality Kitchen this Christmas, we are whipping up Celery Root and Parsnip Mash for our Christmas Dinner sides offering. Have you tried mashing your parsnips? On The Vitality Kitchen Facebook page this week, […]


Surviving The Holiday Christmas Ebook

I am SOOOO please to announce the release of my very first Christmas ebook, Surviving The Holidays! I have been working on this for years you could say, as the resident Christmas meal preparer; well, ever since my grandmother relinquished her title.

I have compiled my best recipes and tips for a deliciously healthy Christmas; with over 17 pages, it’s definitely got you covered!

And in the same spirit, I wanted to share another holiday survival tip- MAKE A PLAN. Say it with me, Make. A. PLAN. Or suffer the consequences. Not to be dramatic, but it’s no fun slaving away in the kitchen while your guests enjoy the meal, simply because you didn’t have a plan of attack.

BUT fear not, The Surviving The Holidays Ebook also comes complete with a preparation timeline, so the christmas chef in your life can relax and enjoy the day too.

Download the Ebook HERE.

Healthy Eating Tip- Less is More

When it come to the food we eat, LESS IS MORE The fewer ingredients listed on our food the better; a good rule of thumb is to stick to foods with ingredients you can pronounce. Or better yet, eat food without a label at all; think fresh produce. When scanning labels, steer clear of: Partially […]


Survive The Holidays with Hydration

Surviving the holidays can be a challenge, with all the holiday parties and celebrations of yuletide cheer; so this holiday season I am going to help you survive the holidays with tips for wellness and also how you can have a stress free Christmas dinner, if you are the one tasked with making the feast.

The chef in me will guide you through the holidays so that when it’s time to get cooking you will be armed and ready- because the cook should enjoy the day too, right?!

And the nutritionist in me will be giving you wellness tips to see you through to January with you waistline in tact; starting today with HYDRATION. If I can impart one nugget of holiday wellness it’s to stay hydrated; and in this video I will tell you why and offer some tastier alternatives to plain old water.

Just in time for American Thanksgiving!