December 6, 2017
Jenny Robertson BA RHN
Whether you are making an old family recipe or trying a brand new one..... there's always room to "health it up" with some great flour, sugar and milk substitutions!
White flour is...
July 5, 2017
Hemp or Cannabis Sativa L is part of the Cannabaceae family, however it is of the non-drug variety; it is not the same as the drug variety marijuana (enjoying hemp is not going to get you...
June 22, 2017
Did you know that garlic is actually a part of the lily family and that it is related to leeks, onions, chives and shallots?
Garlic is one of the most popular natural remedies of all times...
June 14, 2017
Chia seeds (or what you may also see labeled as "salba") originate from Mexico and Guatemala; they are not a new “super food”, infact they have been a staple crop in many Central American...
May 24, 2017
Snow Peas are a great source of fibre when eaten in the pod plus they provide many vital nutrients our body needs
April 12, 2017
Salt helps our body make digestive enzymes and hydrochloric acid and our liver produces bile salts that help to break down Vitamins A, D, E and K... so "yes" salt is important for our ove...
December 21, 2016
I like eating colourful food because it’s just so darn pretty and did you know that digestion actually begins with the sight and the smell of foods? When we see food or we smell it cookin...
September 26, 2016
With the changing of the seasons also comes a change in the availability of fresh local food items. Not all foods will be available to us in every season but that’s ok because when we cho...
August 26, 2016
The egg is one of those food items that received the distinction of being bad for us, a view that was mainly due to the high cholesterol content (about 185mg per egg). It would make sense...
August 5, 2016
I love zucchini and I especially like that it is so versatile! You can slice it, dice it, and shred it. You can add it to a favourite salad, use it in your favourite bread or muffin recip...