Balanced Living

Easy One-Pot Meals:  Baked Chicken, Kale, Potatoes & Tomatoes

Posted by Arja on November 4 in Main Dishes

There’s something magical about a meal that only uses one pot.  First of all, clean up is SO MUCH easier, but it’s more than that.  Cooking all of your ingredients in one pot results in a tender, flavourful dish where all of the ingredients hang out together, supporting one another.  Meat (if you’re using it) is infused with the flavours of the vegetables, and the juices mix together creating a rich sauce.  Also, most one-pot meals are pretty hands off, giving you time to go off and do other things.  It’s a win on all fronts.

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Gorgeous Skin Without the Chemicals:  An Interactive Workshop with Graydon Clinical Luxury by Nature

Posted by Arja on October 16 in Newsletters

Every day the average person uses over 10 different personal care products containing hundreds of different toxic chemicals.  Many of these chemicals are hormone disruptors that have been linked to infertility, cancer, and birth defects. What if I told you that getting pretty didn’t have to be so toxic?

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The Weighty Issue of Being a Woman

Posted by Arja on October 8 in Women's Health

As women, we are bombarded with images on a daily basis that affect how we view ourselves.  Instead of tapping in to how we feel, we let how we look determine how we feel about ourselves and our abilities.  If you’ve ever carried around a few extra pounds, then you know exactly what I’m talking about.

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Whole Health Care

Posted by Arja on September 16 in Holistic Health

Who is on your health care team?  Taking care of your “whole” self should involve more than just an annual physical from your doctor, and getting your teeth cleaned every six months.  In the past 5 years I’ve come to realize that health and wellness involves supporting all of your body and all of its systems.  As I continue to learn and grow as a practitioner, so does my team of healthcare professionals.

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Meatless Mains – Curry Roasted Cauliflower with Quinoa

Posted by Arja on August 27 in Main Dishes, Meatless

Meatless Mondays have soared in popularity with more and more people dabbling in vegetarian cooking on a weekly basis.  All you have to do is search the #meatlessmonday hashtag on Twitter or Instagram, and you’ll be overwhelmed with inspiration.  While I’m not 100% vegetarian, my family and I do enjoy a flexitarian style diet, and on the nights where we aren’t eating animal products, I don’t miss them one bit.

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arja pennanen lytle c.n.p. n.n.c.p certified nutritional practitioner

Arja is a Holistic Nutritionist with a passion for balanced living. She loves to help people sleep better, think better, feel sexier, and just generally feel better by putting the focus on eating foods that make you feel good. Arja uses whole foods, lifestyle adjustments, herbs, and some supplements to help people feel their best and achieve their health and wellness goals.