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The Dirt on Soil

By |May 7th, 2020|

How Healthy Soil Can Ease The Quarantine Blues We all know that spending time outside has significant health benefits for our mental and physical health. Researchers associate spending time in the open air with substantial mood improvements.  Any garderner can attest that day spent in the dirt leaves them feeling great.  But why?  We know about the benefits of sunshine [...]

Detox and Covid-19: Tips for doing it safely

By |May 2nd, 2020|

I am a huge fan of detox.  So much so in fact, that I do a detox on myself every season and have for years.  Why? Put very simply, we live in an increasingly toxic world. Of course, we have a built-in and robust internal machinery to deal with this burden --- our liver, digestive system, kidneys, lungs, skin, lymphatics [...]

Morning muffins so good they’re pure magic!

By |May 2nd, 2020|

One of my favourite things to do in the morning before my house stirs, is bake muffins.  Their warm and comforting smell as it curls through the house is truly the best wake-up call.  It certainly was for me as a child. On Monday morning of this week, as I was meditatively muffin-making, my littlest stumbled into the kitchen and [...]

Spice Up Your Life!

By |April 23rd, 2020|

Warming Mexican Taco Soup Continuing on our theme of pantry meals, we've got another killer recipe for you! Just in time for an at home Cinco de Mayo themed dinner! Using ingredients that are most likely already in your pantry and freezer, this recipe is so easy it's almost hard to believe. This Chicken Taco Soup is full of warming [...]

Southwest Chickpea Burgers: a Pantry Medicine Meal!

By |April 18th, 2020|

In the theme of pantry meals and canned beans, I created this amazingly simple (and if I may say so, DELICIOUS!) chick-pea burger recipe that my family absolutely loved (and with two littles in the house, I've got some serious critics)! Topped with a dollop of medicine pesto, these burgs have quickly become regular fare as a medicine meal in [...]

Ginger Turmeric Tropical Sunshine Smoothie

By |April 16th, 2020|

Smoothie for Optimal Immune Function   Did you know that you can build your immunity simply with food?! Many ingredients carry immune supportive properties to help the body build it's battle armor against disease. This delightfully bright smoothie is refreshing, delicious, and the perfect way to start your day. I find smoothies a bit of a hassle to make daily, [...]