Turmeric Latte

What to make on a cold, dreary January day?  How about a nice warm latte?  Sounds good, right? The first step is to pick you FAVOURITE mug.  I find everything tastes better when you are drinking out of a mug you LOVE!  The mug I chose was beautifully designed by one of my best friends. […]

My new favourite meal!

Hungry and searching through the fridge and pantry to make something nutritious, delicious and most of all QUICK, I came up with a new recipe! I thought I would start with eggs, but what was I going to add to it, to make the dish come alive?  So, I diced up some avocado, added one […]

Goji Berries

In today’s society, we struggle to find the right balance of healthy food, proper proportions and time to prepare and enjoy our meals.  It is important to stay healthy so we can enjoy our families, careers, leisure time, etc., but how do we accomplish this with an increasing amount of stress (including environmental), soil depletion and loss of nutrition from transportation of foods? […]

10 Healthy Habits I will continue in 2017

2016 was definitely a year of growth, learning, and exploring.  It went incredibly fast and I am excited to start the journey of 2017.  There are many things I will will bring with me into 2017.  Here are 10 of my favourites: Lemon water in the morning Lemon is acidic but it is very alkaline […]

Kicking sickness to the curb ….. gently

It often happens after Christmas, that we, or our little ones get sick.  Too many indulgences and not enough sleep can put a lot of stress on our immune system.  With our microbiome in our gut compromised and our liver over burdened, everything becomes sluggish, including the fighting power of our immune system. Whenever we […]

DIY Crafts for Kids

I love crafts!  However, I was never really good at them.  When I find crafts that are easy, fun and end in a smile from my kids, it is a WIN! I decided to make my son’s classmates crayons for Christmas this year.  The hardest part of this craft?  Peeling the paper off the crayons! […]

My 2 cents (or 5 as it were) on school lunches

I came across this article Why teachers are telling parents what to feed their children, even when it isn’t their responsibility today and felt compelled to add my 2 cents (or 5 cents as it were). As a Mom, I think we struggle with so many facets of parenthood and I have reduced myself to tears on […]

You have to try this!

There is something so energizing about the freshness of the air, the glory of the colours and the warmth of the sun freely given to us as a beautiful gift for us to unwrap throughout the day and enjoy. I love the magic of fall and incorporating the plentiful harvest to create warming dishes such as soups and stews […]

Love your gut!

When we are not feeling well the first place to do a check in with is your gut.  Our gut truly is the major part of our immune system (80% in fact) and a place we want to ensure is functioning optimally. If you want more information on how to nourish our gut, check out […]

Fruit Roll Ups

One of kids favourite snacks is the fruit roll up.  Tasty and pretty but filled with chemicals and sugar.  My kids love snacks, as I am sure most kids do, and of course I love to experiment with baking, so I decided to try making my kids a healthy version of the fruit roll up […]