cruciferous

Cruciferous Veggies for Hormonal Balance

In my last post, Is Estrogen Dominance Messing With Your Reproductive System, I mentioned that eating more cruciferous vegetables helps the liver to break down excess estrogen in the body. … Continue Reading →


Estrogen

Is Estrogen Dominance Messing with Your Reproductive System?

For both men and women, reproductive health depends on balanced hormones.   For many couples, something called “estrogen dominance” wreaks havoc on their plans for a family. In fact, even those … Continue Reading →


vegetables

Grilled Vegetables with Pesto Quinoa and Beans

Grilled vegetables with quinoa is one of my favourite summer vegetarian dishes. It’s hearty enough to be served as the main event but also makes a lovely side dish or … Continue Reading →


Bits and Bites

Every week I post a new “Bits and Bites” idea on the sidebar of my website.  Here you’ll find really quick and easy ideas for all sorts of meals, sides … Continue Reading →


salmon

Salmon à la Chatelaine

For this week’s recipe, I am pilfering from Chatelaine’s website. They have introduced a salmon dish on their website that I cannot beat. I tried it twice in the last … Continue Reading →


Dandelion

I Can Eat Those Pesky Dandelions?

As I watched my neighbour, Adriane, and her family dig out dandelions on their front lawn, it inspired a new blog topic that fits very nicely with my Digestion series. Dandelion … Continue Reading →


PMS

5 Foods to Avoid if You Have PMS

Upon some reflection over the last few weeks, I have realized that I really want to focus my business and my writing on hormonal issues. Having experienced problems with hormones … Continue Reading →


Beet

Beet and Arugula Salad with Lentils

My husband, Mike, and I are just back from a road trip to Washington DC, Savannah and Charleston. After two weeks of overindulgence on wine and southern food, I’m feeling … Continue Reading →


Raw food for better digestion

Raw Food for Better Digestion

It amazes me that when our stomachs don’t feel good, we rarely look to what we put in them for the cause.  We keep putting pop, coffee, alcohol, junk food, and … Continue Reading →


Grilled salmon feature

Grilled Salmon with Pan-roasted Potatoes

Here’s a healthy meal that is high in nutrients and easy to prepare.  Salmon is one of the best sources of omega-3 fatty acids, which support a whole host of … Continue Reading →