But Really…WHY Tumeric?

It is a big part of my history, has been so soothing to my soul and has been with me in my natural health field since day one. It is powerful, potent and considered one of the top 7 spices in the world. Turmeric, quite frankly, is ME…. Turmeric has been used for centuries in…

Total Nutrition Diva – Darpan Ahluwalia

For over 18 years Darpan Ahluwalia has been a Certified Registered Holistic Nutritionist (RHN), a Certified Live Blood Analyst (CBA), Products Knowledge Expert/Educator and formulator of the My Gluten Free products line. Also known as the Total Nutrition Diva, Darpan owns and operates the Manotick Natural Market and Manotick Wellness Hub. She has been sharing…

Cardio or HIIT Training? Do You Know The Diff?

Did you know you can pocket dial people with your Facebook Messenger app?  Yeah, me neither.  However, our latest contributor received an early morning wake up call from me via Facebook shortly after publishing his first article.  I think it was shortly before 6AM!  😳😳😳.  But…I digress… Ok, so you are well into your fitness…

What the heck is a Live Blood Analysis?

I met Darpan on the set of Ottawa Experts as we prepared for an episode on Holistic Health and Wellness.  She arrived with natural goodies galore from her health food store in Manotick, which of course included her amazing Gluten Free Naan bread.  Heck, if it wasn’t for Darpan, I wouldn’t be adding Omega 3,…

Let Love Light Your Way

Have you ever wondered.. Are there more beautiful, effective ways to attract love? The answer lies in some of the Earth’s most powerful crystals. Each crystal holds a special purpose, a precious treasure within it to help manifest true love. Each crystal is a form of energy and vibrates  at different levels.  There are seven…

Stop Victim Shaming; Hungry For Love

I will admit, up until recently, I was someone who could never fathom why anyone would stay in an abusive relationship.  It just didn’t make sense to me. Until I started seeing all of the Facebook posts in my newsfeed about the victim shaming that is going on with the Ghomeshi trial. This is where…

Life After Death: Dealing With PTSD

Promoting mental health awareness is something that I hold very near and dear to my heart.  The stigma that is attached to mental health will only disappear if we continue to understand, discuss and support these issues. As a member of the armed forces you are trained to protect and serve, and along with that responsibility…

SuperMom Smoothie: Pumpkin Spice

It’s SuperMom Smoothie time so let’s spice it up with a little pumpkin spice this time as Noelle shares her secrets. [oh my: that’s haute.] The place where creatives go to click. Join the conversation, you know you want to! Click the image below to view the entire publication. #thehautelist…get on it!  Sign up here…