Workshops!

Local (Vancouver and Richmond locations) and online workshops will be coming very soon! Want to be one of the first to know? Sign up for my newsletter, like me on instagram (NutritionallyBalanced) and on Facebook for exclusive offers and announcements. https://www.facebook.com/NutritionallyBalanced/ Cheers, Ariella From prenatal to picky eaters, helping women and children achieve great health.

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Blueberry Banana Spice Loaf

Ingredients 2 cups spelt flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup coconut sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 3 large eggs 2 mashed bananas (ripe) 1 1/2 cups blueberries (fresh or frozen)   Directions 1 Set oven to 350 degrees. 2 Set oven rack to second-lowest position. 3 Grease a 9×5-inch loaf pan. 4 In a bowl combine the flour with the […]

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Tips for eating in a restaurant

Eating in a restaurant can be challenging while trying to make healthy food choices. Here are some tips to enjoy eating out without compromising your health goals. 1. Look at the menu online ahead of time. Taking a moment to understand the menu options before arriving at the restaurant will allow you to make a […]

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Cashew Dip

This dip has been a hit at my workshops, so I promised I would share the recipe. A great protein packed dip! Cashew Dip Recipe 2 cups cashews (soaked for 3 hours) 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp tahini Juice of 1 lemon a dash of cayenne pepper […]

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Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake

  A great winter smoothie to replace the Pumpkin latte or spice up your recovery smoothie after a workout. Ingredients   1/3 cup water *1 scoop protein powder (vanilla or plain) ¼ cup pumpkin puree 1 tbsp natural honey 1 tsp finely grated orange zest (optional) 1 tsp freshly grated ginger ¼ tsp ground cinnamon […]

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Upcoming Workshop

LOVE YOUR GUT A WORKSHOP ON BUILDING YOUR OWN CLEANSE   Want to cleanse but not sure where to start?   Find out the best herbs and foods for gentle detoxification and cleansing. Ariella Turner, RHN will guide the group through nutrition basics and help each person create an individualized cleanse to help bring in the […]

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Power Cookies

This super simple cookie recipe is great if you are looking for a healthy treat or a quick breakfast on the go! No baking skills required Ingredients 3 ripe bananas 2 cup of oats (swirl in blender) ¾ cup dried cranberries, chop into small pieces 1/3 cup oil (melted coconut oil or grape seed oil) […]

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How safe are your cosmetics?

I am often asked about my opinion regarding specific beauty products and their toxicity. Understanding the rules and regulations surrounding chemical additives within cosmetics and other personal care items such as antiperspirant, shampoo and lotions can feel daunting at times. Knowing how these additives effect you and your health can be even more daunting. I was […]

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