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Pumpkin Chia Immune Booster Pudding

The biggest sugar festival of the year has just ended, and as the lights in the jack-o-lanterns wink out, so does our immune function.  Many of us wake up in the week after Hallowe'en with a sugar hangover.  What does this look like you ask?  A cold! A flu!  That bug you're fighting may just [...]

By |2019-11-05T20:56:07+00:00November 5th, 2019|from Our Kitchen, Immune Support|0 Comments

Roasted Cauliflower, Pear & Hazelnut Soup

This soup is surprisingly easy to make, and unexpectedly light!  I find most blended soups to be too heavy, thick and filling.  This one is light, fruity, and easy on the stomach and taste buds! You’re chilled body will be thanking you for this one! Hot on the heels of Thanksgiving, this soup is a [...]

By |2019-10-22T19:32:15+00:00October 22nd, 2019|from Our Kitchen|0 Comments

Dandelion & Basil Pesto

If you’re anything like me, you probably have troubles getting enough greens into your diet.  Here's my solution: PESTO! It’s that time of year when basil plants are in all their leafy glory which means it’s the perfect time to make pesto.  Pesto is an easy and super delicious way to get healthy greens into [...]

By |2019-10-22T19:19:49+00:00October 12th, 2019|from Our Kitchen|0 Comments

Friday Fun Food Fact: Pumpki-licious Pumpkin Pie!

Digging into the freezer this morning in search of something easy for supper, I came across the last of my frozen pumpkin stores.  I decided to bake one last pumpki-licious pumpkin pie and figured it would be absolutely evil to keep such a good thing all to myself!  So putting an extra penny or two [...]

What’s goin’ on with SKIN is goin’ on within!

Skin.  It's the first impression we put out to the world.  It's what greets us every time we look in the mirror.  Our skin tells a story of where we've been and it can make or break how we feel about ourselves.  Thus the relationship we have with with our skin is powerful. What goes [...]

By |2017-11-21T20:24:40+00:00November 21st, 2017|Detox|0 Comments

Friday Fun Food Fact: Cinnamon!

As Autumn marches towards Winter, cinnamon is cropping up everywhere. And rightly so, since it is an incredibly warming spice and a great choice as the weather turns colder!  But beyond it's warming effects, cinnamon has a ton of health benefits. First of all, cinnamon helps control blood sugar.  This makes it the perfect condiment [...]

By |2017-11-04T06:08:45+00:00November 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Friday Fun Food Fact: Healthy Hallowe’en!

Happy Hallowe'en! Many people will begin celebrating this weekend with lots of indulgences - especially sugar and alcohol. Here are a few tips on how to enjoy this holiday in a healthy way without compromising your fun! Hallowe'en Trick #1: Don't skip meals When planning a big evening out, many folks tend to eat sparingly [...]

By |2017-10-30T00:39:51+00:00October 27th, 2017|Fall, Friday Fun Food Facts, Seasonal Articles|0 Comments

Friday Fun Food Facts: Fall Foods

There is no doubt that Fall has arrived here in Vancouver ~ crisp morning air, a fireshow of colour and on the rare side for Vancouver?  Clear blue skies!  As the temperatures drop, it's the perfect time to nourish our immune systems.  And what better way to do this than through our food?  Traditional Chinese [...]

Friday Fun Food Fact: Honey

Honey.  So sweet.  So wild.  So delicious.  So healing!  Honey is made of 80% sugar, with water and minerals making up the rest.  Beyond its' obvious use as a sweetener, it makes an excellent preservative.  Being both antiseptic and antibacterial, it is also a superb ointment for wounds. During cold and flu season, a jar of [...]

By |2017-11-04T05:28:22+00:00September 8th, 2017|Fall, Friday Fun Food Facts, Immune Support|0 Comments

Friday Fun Food Fact: Corn

A late summer BBQ isn't complete without corn on the cob, and we're not the first culture to feel this way!   Corn has been a long time staple of Native American cultures, the Mayans, Incas and Aztecs.  Early varieties came in a rainbow of colours, featuring white, yellow, red and even black/purple kernels. Today, [...]

By |2017-10-30T06:12:02+00:00August 25th, 2017|Friday Fun Food Facts, Summer|0 Comments