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Echinacea and Immune Support

Echinacea and Immune Support

It’s cold and flu season again. How are you going to protect yourself? There are a number of good quality, organic supplements on the market to help boost immunity but my go-to is always echinacea. It is available in a variety of forms such as…

What Is Holistic Nutrition?

What Is Holistic Nutrition?

I’ve had a couple people lately tell me they don’t really understand what I do so I just wanted to clarify and explain a little bit about what Registered Holistic Nutritionists do and what sets us apart from other Nutritionists and Dietitians. Most importantly, Registered…

Creamy Cashew Garlic Sauce

Creamy Cashew Garlic Sauce

I always like switching things up in the kitchen. Getting a mixture of fruits, vegetables and other ingredients always ensures you’re getting a healthy variety of nutrients. This creamy cashew garlic sauce recipe is a wonderful alternative for alfredo sauce. Its vegan, paleo, gluten free…

Bone Broth Recipe

Bone Broth Recipe

Last week I made a post about the health benefits of bone broth. This week I thought it only fair to share my homemade bone broth recipe with all of you. Bone broth is a delightful, nutrient dense superfood. It’s a wonderful addition to a…

Health Benefits of Bone Broth

Health Benefits of Bone Broth

There’s been a lot of hype about bone broth the last little while – and for a good reason! Homemade bone broth is a gelatine-rich, nutrient dense superfood and it’s a wonderful addition to a healthful diet. It contains abundant nutrients and minerals that assist in…

Raw Almond Milk

Raw Almond Milk

Almonds are a great source of nourishment. They’re rich in protein, vitamin E, calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and folic acid. Other key nutrients include iron, copper, manganese, zinc and some B vitamins.   This homemade raw almond milk is a nutrient dense milk substitute for…

Spaghetti Squash Casserole

Spaghetti Squash Casserole

I really enjoy seasonal eating. It makes me feel more connected to Mother Earth and nature’s illustrious cycles. Winters in Manitoba can get pretty cold, and I’ll admit I’m a bit of a baby when it comes to below freezing temperatures. This spaghetti squash casserole…

Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Rosemary Aioli

Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries with Rosemary Aioli

I love the way sweet potato and rosemary blend together, their flavours complement each other so harmoniously. They’re also both extremely rich in antioxidants. Sweet potatoes are considered a “power food” due to their many therapeutic properties.   I don’t usually go for french fries,…

The Importance of Adequate Sleep

The Importance of Adequate Sleep

While everyone is busy getting ready for the holidays and year end it’s no surprise that rest is getting pushed to the wayside. With how society has evolved through the years it’s easy to lose sight of what’s really important. The lightbulb, as magnificent an…

Homemade Eggnog

Homemade Eggnog

During the holidays I love nothing more than to cozy up with a nice homemade glass of eggnog. It’s so rich and creamy, it’s difficult for me not to enjoy it. I always make a point of using natural sweeteners, so I’ve adapted this recipe…

Raw Power Food Granola

Raw Power Food Granola

This raw power food granola is so yummy in a variety of ways. Make it into a parfait, eat it as a cereal or just take it in a little glass jar on the go! It’s rich in antioxidants, healthy fats and proteins which makes…

Creamy Mushroom Zucchini Soup

Creamy Mushroom Zucchini Soup

The cold winter weather always has me craving something warm. I love coming home after a long day at work and cozying up to a nice home made bowl of soup. The warming effect it brings is so soothing for the body, mind and soul.…

Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo

Authentic Mexican food is probably one of my favourite things ever. It’s always so fresh, so flavourful and SO delicious. I find Richard and I going to our favourite Mexican restaurant at least once a week. We even brave the cold in the dead of…

Homemade Popcorn

Homemade Popcorn

I absolutely adore popcorn, but I can’t stand all of the added preservatives, synthetic dyes and artificial flavouring that come along with it. This homemade popcorn is a healthy alternative to cozy up with on a movie night in with your loved ones!   1…