Recipes

Cold-Busting Herbal Tea

This tea recipe is one that's been passed down from my grandmother, to my mother, and now to me (even my daughter drinks it when she's feeling sick!). This is my go-to herbal tea when I come down with a cold. Combined with rest and nourishing foods it has helped me get better quickly every… Continue reading Cold-Busting Herbal Tea

Health tips, Nutrition Tips

Everything You Need To Know About Soaking and Sprouting Grains, Legumes, Nuts, And Seeds.

Photo by Viktor Smith on Pexels.com Why do you even need to soak and/or sprout grains, legumes, nuts and seeds in the first place? These foods contain anti-nutrients (ex. phytic acid) that bind to certain nutrients making them less available for your body to absorb.  They also contain enzyme inhibitors which prevent them from sprouting… Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Soaking and Sprouting Grains, Legumes, Nuts, And Seeds.

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How To Enjoy The Pool Without Worrying About Chlorine Exposure

Do you love going to the pool but worry about absorbing chlorine through your skin? Do you end up with itchy, irritated skin or dry, brittle hair after a fun day in the pool? Do you cringe at the thought of how much chlorine your child's body is absorbing during swim lessons? Or how much… Continue reading How To Enjoy The Pool Without Worrying About Chlorine Exposure

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Chickpea and Guacamole Wraps (Vegan And Gluten-Free)

I was trying to figure out a quick meal after an unexpected errand left me with only about half an hour to make dinner tonight. I checked the freezer and found some chickpeas I had soaked and cooked last week, opened the fridge and saw the guacamole I had bought from Costco a few days… Continue reading Chickpea and Guacamole Wraps (Vegan And Gluten-Free)

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Creamy Spaghetti With Sweet Potatoes, Hemp Seeds and Goat Cheese (Vegetarian And Gluten-Free)

I've been making this recipe for a few years now and after altering it a few times it has now become a favourite. The original recipe was from EatingWell but I wanted to make the sauce a little simpler while adding more protein, iron, and healthy fat. I took out the tomatoes, vinegar and lemon… Continue reading Creamy Spaghetti With Sweet Potatoes, Hemp Seeds and Goat Cheese (Vegetarian And Gluten-Free)