Author Archives: Dr Michelle Durkin ND

How to eat “better than before” in 2018

If you have been following Doctor as Teacher Tuesday for a while you might already know that Gretchen Rubin is one of my favourite authors to learn great ideas about habit change from. For the last two years in January I have recommended taking her Tendency Quiz to find out how to work with your…

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Simple ingredients + the right spices = awesome flavour

Ever wonder why ethnic food tastes so great? I’ll let you in on a little secret – they use simple ingredients but the spices are what makes the meal amazing. The good news is that you can do the same thing in your own kitchen. Here is a simple recipe that I came across when…

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One way to improve your health this year

Welcome back from the holidays everyone! I hope you had a wonderful holiday and are ready to make 2018 one of the best year’s yet. In order to do that I am going to keep one of my favourite quotes top of mind. “It’s easier to stay out of trouble than to get out of…

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How I review my year & the jar of awesome experiment

Christmas is almost here and the new year is coming. I like to take a step back during this busy time and really reflect on the year that has just gone by. I want to be grateful for what I have instead of getting sucked into the mass marketing machine of Christmas. For me the…

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My yearly cookie recipe…just in time for Christmas

The Christmas season tends to be the most common time of year that people stray away from their healthy eating goals. I find it interesting how the indulgences of Christmas Day have evolved over time to span the entire month of December. Now don’t get me wrong, I love the Christmas cookies that my mom makes…

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