Health knowledge made personal

Laurel Alanna McBrine

Etobicoke, Canada
Certified Nutritional Practitioner Eco-Lifestyle Blogger 
› Share page:

Posts

Sort by: Most recent | Name
Ditch The Toxic Skin Care - Try Exotic Plant Oils! by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Sample Set of Exotic Oils What is better about plant oils? Well, for one thing, without water in the mix, chemicals and preservatives are unnecessary. The o ... Read on »
How to Survive a Deep Freeze Winter! by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living North of Toronto - LOTS of snow!! It has been freezing cold in Southern Ontario! This harsh weather is hard to take after awhile, so here are a few tips to ... Read on »
How to Pick the Best Teas at DAVIDsTEA! by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Taking time to brew a delicious, steaming hot cup of tea is a comforting ritual - especially when the weather outside is frightful! Tea is full of beneficial propertie ... Read on »
Are You An Introvert or an Extrovert? by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Are you an introvert or an extrovert? It has nothing to do with being shy or outgoing. Yes, the person quietly sitting in the corner and not saying much is most likely ... Read on »
Coping with Special Occasions on a Restricted Diet (Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian) by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This past weekend I attended my nephew's wedding, which was a very exciting event for our family, especially since he is the first grandchild to get married. Attend ... Read on »
More Nutritionist-Approved Costco Finds! by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Organic Green Tea is super high in antioxidants. Take a break and sip a cup of green tea instead of that chemical infused Pumpkin Spice Latte you had in mind! ... Read on »
Low Carb Grain-Free Vegan Pasta! by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Who doesn't love a big bowl of pasta on a chilly fall day? What is great about this version is the noodles are actually made of zucchini, so it is super nutritious! ... Read on »
Beans, Beans .... How Not to Toot! by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Many people are very afraid of beans!  They tell me that they cannot eat them due to the unfortunate bodily issues that arise later on. That is a real shame, as beans ... Read on »
The Best Way to Nap for Energy, Productivity and Weight Loss! by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living You had a sleepless night and are walking around like a zombie. Or, you had to be up super early and now are having trouble thinking straight. You are wondering how you are ... Read on »
Nutritionist's Picks from the Freezer at Costco - Part 4 by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living 2. Organic Green Peas - these add color, flavour and even some protein to dishes. They are super high in manganese, Vitamin K and fiber. Despite their rather common re ... Read on »
Shopping at Costco Part 3 - More Nutritionist Approved Pantry Staples by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living My absolute favourite crackers are Mary's Organic Crackers! They are crunchy, delicious and also gluten-free. They are fantastic topped with almond butter, hummus or ... Read on »
Shopping at Costco Part 2 - Nutritionist Approved Pantry Staples by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Continuing our shop for pantry staples at Costco, keep in mind that it is important to stay hydrated (so bring some water or herbal tea in a travel mug) and eat something be ... Read on »
Nutritionist Approved Pantry Staples at Costco - Part 1 by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Chia seeds are truly a superfood, delivering tons of nutrition. They are packed with fiber, complete protein and essential fats. They also contain minerals that are import ... Read on »
Eight Easy, DIY Money Saving, Non-Toxic Ideas for Personal Care Products! by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Over the past few years, I have discovered many inexpensive, natural solutions to pricey packaged products, which often contain toxic chemical ingredients. The following ... Read on »
Five Free or Inexpensive Activities to do in Paris! by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Luxembourg Gardens in Paris 1. Ride the bus! Number 69 takes you past many of the landmarks of Paris (starting near the Eiffel Tower) and ends up at Pere ... Read on »
Look Younger, Live Longer? The Case for Inner Health, Outer Beauty by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Genetics, bone structure and cosmetic procedures (which may make you look smoother, but not necessarily younger and sometimes just strange) aside, there is some proof that y ... Read on »
Little Life Box - Sample Health Conscious Products! by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Just opened, ready to dive in! Delicious, crunchy crackers - also gluten-free Matcha - great source of antioxidants! ... Read on »
8 Ways to Instantly Look More Youthful! by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living As we approach or bypass the mid-point of our lives, we are happy to still be here, enjoying life. We don't want to give up on looking as good as possible though! T ... Read on »
Coming Soon - Goodies from Little Life Box! by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living How fun to receive a gift wrapped box of healthy goodies! Stay tuned to see what is inside and where you can get one too .... they even have a vegan option! Read on »
My New Logo! by Laurel Alanna McBrine Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living My new logo! This is the transparent version - it actually looks a little better on a white background. I sketched out a few versions of my  design, then website deve ... Read on »