Nutrista (new-tree-stah): Holistic Health Now.

Ariel Laakso’s approach to nutrition, cooking and living a balanced and healthy lifestyle.

CONSULTING

Ariel offers group nutrition consulting services that are available both online or in person.

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WORKSHOPS

Book a Corporate Wellness lunch and learn or a more specialized health talk at your office!

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CLEANSING

What is a cleanse? Learn how to cleanse, when to cleanse and how to create your own cleanse.

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GO GLUTEN FREE

Ariel believes in gluten free living, learn how to remove gluten from your diet once and for all!

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Delicious Recipes

Beet Salad, Stuffed Chicken w/Bacon and Yam Fries, recipe and instructions.

DINNER FOR 2

Beet Salad, Stuffed Chicken w/Bacon and Yam Fries, recipe and instructions.

Fig, Blue Cheese and Organic Greens Salad, recipe and instructions.

Fig & Cheese Salad

Fig, Blue Cheese and Organic Greens Salad, recipe and instructions.

Nutrista's marble topped shepard's pie, recipe and instructions.

Shepherd's Pie

Nutrista's marble topped shepard's pie, recipe and instructions.

Steamed Mussels with White Wine Sauce, recipe and instructions.

Mussel Madness

Steamed Mussels with White Wine Sauce, recipe and instructions.

Testimonials

"I cannot believe I’ve managed to lose 17lbs in 30 days, while still being able to drink a bit and occasionally eat my favourite unhealthy food. You’ve definitely shown me a new way to approach eating. I guess the best thing is it didn’t feel like a diet, just learning how to change my relationship with food. Thank you for everything!" - Ben T.

"Hands down the best nutritionist in the universe! This challenge was a genius idea, and you've been endlessly helpful, positive and supportive. And even though I could have been/should have been more diligent, I still picked up some helpful things to make eating clean a totally easy breezy thing. Double high fives to you Miss Nutrista!" - Jen N.

"You are amazing Ariel! I'm so glad we did this, You really are simply the best. For instance, tonight for dinner we had thai quinoa with chicken breast, a month ago that would have seemed impossible. You've taught me how to be a healthier eater, a better meal planner, a smarter shopper and a real wife! Thank you thank you thank you." - Rebecca R.

"Nutrista is fast becoming one of my main sources of nutritional information and guidance. In a world cluttered with information and fad diets, Ariel provides quick turn around on any nutritional questions as well as provides a regular flow of links to relevant and interesting info that is constantly improving my eating and health habits." - Chris M.