Health tips

Why You Should Inspect Your Poop Regularly

You may feel embarrassed talking about your ๐Ÿ’ฉ but itโ€™s an important conversation that you should be having with your doctor at your regular checkups. Unfortunately most doctors donโ€™t even ask their patients about their ๐Ÿ’ฉ, which is a shame because it can tell you a lot about your health. Iโ€™m often surprised at how… Continue reading Why You Should Inspect Your Poop Regularly

Health tips, Recipes

Licorice For Your Lungs

Licorice root (photo taken by Kiran Sidhu) While these may look like something my daughter collected from our backyard, they're actually pieces of licorice root. I've never cared for licorice-flavoured candy (does anyone out there actually eat the black jellybeans...?) but I do happen to like the taste of licorice tea. Not only does it… Continue reading Licorice For Your Lungs

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How Iโ€™m Boosting My Immune System Amidst The Coronavirus Pandemic lo

Unless you've been living under a rock you must be aware that we are living amidst a crazy, once-in-a-century pandemic that has people panicking to the point of fist-fighting over toilet paper at grocery stores. While social distancing and hand-washing are the best ways to avoid getting the coronavirus, there are ways to boost your… Continue reading How Iโ€™m Boosting My Immune System Amidst The Coronavirus Pandemic lo

Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks

Vegan Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins (high in iron)

Vegan Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins I have a TON of frozen blueberries in my freezer that I was happily using up in smoothies until....my blender broke (๐Ÿ˜ญ). So I decided to whip up a batch of vegan, gluten-free blueberry muffins while I wait for a new blender. I also noticed that my blackstrap molasses were going… Continue reading Vegan Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins (high in iron)

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Why Itโ€™s So Difficult To Adopt Healthy Habits

Why Do People Knowingly Continue Unhealthy Habits? Itโ€™s the way weโ€™re wired. Our brains seek out immediate rewards and avoid things that are immediately punished. We know cooking wholesome food at home is good for our health long-term but after a long day weโ€™re tired and hungry and it feels like a punishment to have… Continue reading Why Itโ€™s So Difficult To Adopt Healthy Habits