Quinoa

Winter Quinoa Salad

Quinoa has become one of my “go-to’s” for salad. It’s more filling than lettuce as a base as it is higher in protein. And it’s so versatile. You can mix … Continue Reading →


Pumpkin Seeds

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Okay, for those of you who keep up with my blog, you may have noticed that I skipped last week’s blog. I took on some new contract work that has … Continue Reading →


liver

5 Easy Ways to Improve Liver Function

It’s been a while since I wrote a post on digestion. Good digestion really is the foundation to all other bodily functions. I already wrote about practices that lead to … Continue Reading →


granola

Quick Skillet Granola

I used to balk at making home-made granola. I’m more of a cook than a baker and tend to shy away from the oven and the preciseness required of baking. … Continue Reading →


Blood Sugar

Balance Your Blood Sugar and Boost Your Energy

If we could just balance our blood sugar, we would feel less fatigue and more sustained energy through the day. We’d feel less irritable leading up to meal time. We’d … Continue Reading →


Raw Chocolate

Try Some New Products!

I just spent some time at the CHFA Health Show at the Toronto Convention Centre testing various products, some new and some that have been around for a while but … Continue Reading →


Cherry Chia Carob Pudding

Cherry Chia Carob Pudding

There’s something about cherries and chocolate. It’s one of my favourite combinations. Along with mint and chocolate, peanut butter and chocolate…pretty much anything with chocolate. But if you read my … Continue Reading →


chocolate

“Chocolate” Monkey Smoothie

No more chocolate for me. It’s one of my favourite things and I recently realized that I have a food sensitivity to it.  Sigh. Food insensitivities can cause digestive upset, … Continue Reading →


Animal Protein

Reduce Animal Protein, Increase Fertility

I attended a webinar last night hosted by a medical doctor who shared some very compelling research on the effects of animal protein on common diseases. He cited numerous studies … Continue Reading →


sugar

Slash Your Sugar Intake, Soothe Your Symptoms

It’s about time we talked about sugar. I’ve mentioned it in previous blog posts as something to avoid if you have perimenopause symptoms or PMS. But we need to talk … Continue Reading →