Cleansing and Detoxing

The Super Guide to Superfoods

The saying “you are what you eat” has never been more true; what we eat affects every cell of our body, and as a holistic nutritionist AND chef my mission with The Vitality Kitchen is to show people how to harness the power of real, whole food. This info graphic is all about super foods, because superfoods are just that,… Read more →

Summer Heat Relief with Raw Food

It’s summer in Edmonton and she’s still sweatin’ hard- like too hot for clothes hot; but I know that in 5 months time when we are in a deep freeze I will long for these days, so I’m keeping my kvetching to a minimum. This morning I woke up at the crack of dawn to extol the virtues of raw… Read more →

Postpartum Nutrition

Today I celebrated my birthday by waking up at the crack of dawn to share what I know about postpartum nutrition and wellness on CTV Edmonton. Having a baby is a HUGE effort that must be carried out by the female body and with this large task comes extra nutritional requirements.By neglecting nutrition, new moms can feel tired, listless and… Read more →

Your Guide to Cooking Herbs

In The Vitality Kitchen herbs are an essential part of the menu selections, as a means of adding fragrance and flavour to the bounty of deliciously cleansing food we prepare. In the winter the focus are deep and pungent flavours like rosemary and sage; while in the summer meals tend to favour parsley, mint and basil. As with any ingredients,… Read more →

Summer Appetizer ~ Watermelon Pizza

Summer has official graced us with her presence and with the arrival of summer comes a whole host of joyous summer activities, namely, the BARBECUE. I love summer barbecues more than anything; and this past weekend my friends and I opened the season strong with an epic potluck bbq. I always call upon my salad making skills when it comes… Read more →