The Dirt on Soil

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Hit the holidays but skip the hangover: Expert how-to tips!

The holiday season is synonymous with ample opportunities to indulge in all things delicious. For many folks, this equates to dragging themselves to the curb on a cold January 1st morning (it’s no wonder we have New Year’s resolutions!).  However, there is a different way and it does not mean you have to sacrifice your [...]

By |2017-05-20T00:42:40+00:00December 1st, 2016|Seasonal Articles|0 Comments

Back at school & already tuckered? Boost your brain with Omega 3’s!

With the return to school and work this fall we could all use a cognitive boost and omega 3 fatty acids are just the thing! We've all heard the terms 'omega 3's' and 'essential fatty acids' but what are they really?? Omega 3’s are a group of polyunsaturated fatty acids - in other words, 'good [...]

By |2017-05-20T00:45:39+00:00September 16th, 2016|Back to School, Seasonal Articles|0 Comments