Jennifer is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and founder of Vancouver based nutritional consulting firm, My Edible Advice. Her expertise and private practice are rooted in an unwavering commitment: to empower individuals to reach their health and wellness goals by providing them with the tools to thrive.
Fuelled by this conviction, My Edible Advice has sparked an appetite for optimal health and wellness that extends far beyond its Vancouver base. Today, Jennifer and her team provide nutritional consultation, cooking classes, and meal planning sessions to a worldwide set of individual and organizational clients in pursuit of the knowledge to nourish and map to optimal health. Jennifer has developed a keen interest in gastrointestinal, prenatal, and oncology nutrition and her breadth and depth of knowledge in these areas are reflected in her private practice. She uses herbs in every single one of her dietary protocols and is continually amazed by the healing powers in food.
A Maritime girl at heart and west coaster in-home, Jennifer seeks solace where the mountains meet the ocean and finds bliss in the bounty and buzz of a local farmer’s markets. She believes that health is happiness, and that to engage, enable, and empower her clients to live their best life is to do the very same for her. Jennifer proves that healthful choices can be as easy as pie.
Culinary herbs bring more to the table than pleasure alone and have been used traditionally around the world as medicine. This course explores some of the most common culinary herbs, including their energetic and medicinal properties. Guidance is provided for harvesting herbs, storing them, washing them, and various forms of processing – drying, preserving, freezing – for immediate use or long-term storage. Since growing your own herbs is not always an option, this course also provides tips for buying quality herbs.
Culinary herbs have long served as gentle medicine for conditions from stomach upset and headaches to colic and liver ailments. Dive into dozens of recipes that turn your favourite herbs into safe, effective, and often delicious medicine. Learn about curating herbal spice blends, cooking with infusions and decoctions, crafting your own herbal vinegars and oxymels, delighting your guests with delicious herbal mylks, creating herbal-infused fats and oils, and making soothing herbal honeys.
You will learn about:
Infusions and Decoctions
Herbal Vinegars and Oxymels
Herbal-Infused Fats and Oils
Calming Spring Pistou
Immune Boosting Winter Pesto
Cooling Herbal Digestion Salt
Anti-inflammatory Warming Spice Blend
Immune Tonifying Soup with Astragalus and Medicinal Mushrooms
Red Clover Infused Quinoa
Cold and Flu Busting Fire Cider
Chai Spiced Coconut Latte
Lavender Oat Mylk
Rosemary and Thyme-Infused Ghee
Schisandra and Cinnamon Almond Butter
Enjoy as your kitchen and food creations take on whole new dimensions of healing energy and vibrancy!