June 12, 2017

LOVEFEST COMMUNITY UPDATE – Kylie McGregor, Holistic Nutritionist and co-founder of Wellspace Co.

Kylie McGregor is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner, Culinary Nutrition Expert and co-founder of Wellspace Co. After four years working in Toronto as a publicist, Kylie’s passion for nutrition, a desire to learn more and share this knowledge with others led her to enroll in Meghan Telpner’s Culinary Nutrition Expert Program, which provides an in-depth education around the healing properties of various foods and how to prepare them. Upon completion of this three-month program, Kylie decided to further her education and enrolled at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Vancouver, where she completed the one-year diploma program. Kylie hopes to share the knowledge she’s gained on her own journey, and encourage others to take control of their own health, wellness and happiness.

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May 17, 2017

Reconnecting to the earth

When I walked in I was in pain. I was tight and I was holding tension. I wasn’t in tune with what was happening in the bottom half of my body.

My cycle came yesterday. How fitting, one of the bigger days I’ve been anticipating and holding on for – her two year birthday.

I’ve been sitting with this idea that it should somehow be perfectly, exactly, wonderfully 28 days long. I have been holding on to that thought for a long time. The reality that it might be 50 to 60 days just doesn’t always seem like something I can sink myself into. I’ve been trying for so long to morph my body into this perfect mold of what a cycle should look like and feel like.

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May 14, 2017

GOOD THINGS

About week ago I was waking up to cook – a lot.

Wild Nettle and Blue Cheese Toasts, Spice Roasted Chickpeas, Spring Cous Cous Cups, Herby Potato Salad, Spring Diced Radish Salad, Roasted Salmon, Wild Nettle Pesto, Sweet Cashew Cream Jars and a big juicy cake slathered with chamomile infused whip cream sprinkled with bee pollen.

It was a feast and one I am proud to say I had a hand in cooking. Along with my daughter, my husband, one of my best friends and one of my newest friends.

I’m not a great cook and I actually am pretty terrible at following recipes, somehow I always manage to eye ball something and then there will be like 1/3 of a cup of flour left so I’ll just toss it in,

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April 2, 2017

The rhythm of you [ DAY 21 ]

Each time I do this I gain some new perspective, it’s like it’s own mini experiment happening in my house. This round of 21 days felt exceptionally long because I started a week before the official start date to try a few of the nightly routines I was going to share. By day 14 I wasn’t sure if I had another week in me – mostly of cooking but also of turning in early and having such a generously slow bed time ritual. I felt like I was ready to get out, to have a glass of wine and feed the extrovert side of myself.

Here’s what I noticed ( if you care to read). On Friday I was feeling run down and had a headache for way longer than I have in a long time.

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