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I’m Veronica – a Holistic Nutritionist, Culinary Nutrition Expert, aspiring Childbirth Educator, and overall student of life.

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I’ve been asked many a time what my number one book to read during pregnancy is… It’s Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth, by leading midwife Ina May Gaskin. When I was expecting, I read this book twice, in its entirety. I knew that I wanted to experience a natural birth, but I knew almost no

Article originally published in the Summer 2016 edition of The Holistic Parent Magazine.   Sending a healthy lunch to school with your child is critical not only for their overall wellness, but also their success at school. A well-fuelled child will listen more attentively, retain more information, and have more stable emotions throughout the day.

I’m usually quite content to eat my hamburger on a lettuce wrap, chopped up over a salad, or on a plate with the toppings piled high. But, this summer – I needed a hamburger with a bun! I searched and searched online for a hamburger bun recipe that fit my current dietary choices, but came

It’s the end of July, and I am currently wrestling with my own thoughts, trying to decide whether or not to send my 3-year-old to full-day Junior Kindergarten in September. The time to register her for school was in March. At that time, I was quite confident with my decision to keep our little one

My memories of school lunches, honestly, make me cringe. I recall packing a Wonderbread and Cheez Whiz sandwich in a Ziploc baggie for myself every day during 7th grade. That is, when I wasn’t using my babysitting money to buy a couple slices of pizza and some diet soda. Sugar, white flour, cheese, aspartame, and