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February 26, 2019

This is one of my favourite drinks on a cold winter day. It's warming, soothing, and its bright colour brings some happiness to my day! What gives this decadent drink it's bright colour you ask? It's turmeric! 

I'm sure by now you have heard something about turmeric. It...

January 5, 2019

Did you know that elderberry syrup has been used traditionally for fighting off coughs, colds, and flus? It is said to have antiviral properties and has even been shown1,2,3 to decrease symptoms and duration of the flu! My suggestion is to make a batch at the beginning...

December 7, 2018

The holidays can be a magical time of year; beautiful white snow falling, love, warmth, and generosity abound. However, they can also be a very stressful time of year. As life piles up, expectations surmount, and nostalgic memories of holidays passed come into view, on...

October 23, 2018

Did you know that in the Traditional Chinese Medicine Five Element theory, every organ is associated with a different flavour that can help benefit the function of the organ? The five flavours are bitter, sour, sweet, salty, spicy. This well-balanced, nourishing salad...

September 12, 2018

The smell of soup boiling on the stovetop always makes me happy. It makes me even happier when I think about how delicious said soup will be. All while simultaneously boosting my immune system, supporting my digestive system, lowering inflammation...the list of benefit...

July 14, 2018

I love getting creative with what's growing in the garden. I've been trying to use up the dill in my garden before it goes to seed and the borage is growing like crazy so I decided to combine them in this wonderfully cooling dip. In case you've never tried borage, (the...

July 5, 2018

I couldn't resist the beautiful zucchini blossoms in my garden this morning so of course I had to pick them and stuff them. With so many vitamins and minerals that help with immune health and heart health, zucchini flowers are a nutritious and delicious snack or even b...

June 5, 2018

It's summer, which can mean time for BBQ's, pool parties, hiking, and my personal favourite... gardening! After a successful first garden last summer, I decided to try my hand at a medicinal herb garden this year and I thought I'd share five of the herbs I planted that...

May 22, 2018

I'm of the camp that chocolate makes everything taste good and these muffins are no different. Although, I think these would be delicious even without the chocolate. Aside from the chocolate chips, there is no added sugar so these make for a nutritious and delicious sn...

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