Adding a little Valentine’s Day love to your baking can start with cookie cutters, but you can also decorate treats with naturally nutritious (and tasty) red, pink and purple food dyes that you make yourself.
Pillows filled with buckwheat hulls? Seriously? Yeah, that’s what I said too. But apparently they’ve been used for centuries in Asia and are becoming more popular in North America.
Sap running is a very Canadian sign of Spring! Families visit their local sugar bush to learn about the process of making maple syrup, while children enjoy the taste of maple taffy and maple sugar candy. It may come as a surprise that such a sweet indulgence could be good for us, but it is.
“STOP SNORING!” Whether it’s yelled during the night or a message received loud and clear with a kick, people who snore are well aware of how annoying it is to others. It’s annoying to the person who is sawing those logs too. Desperate for a good night’s sleep, those who do it (and the people […]
The world is embracing natural, earth-friendly food and other products. Makeup has been slowly joining the movement, but often the “natural” claims are dubious at best. Minimal control and oversight is applied to the makeup industry, leaving the door open for dangerous chemicals to sneak their way onto your skin and into your body. Many […]
Allergies ruin Spring for many Canadians. While most people are excited to see grass, leaves and flowers, those of us with “Hay Fever” know they signal weeks of misery to come. Before you head to the drug store to stock up on allergy medication, you may want to try some natural alternatives.
It has been a bad year for the flu so far in Canada, particularly for Influenza A (H3N2). Even those who received the flu shot are coming up short on defenses with a mix of outdated strains. Any natural defense we can use to boost our immune system will go a long way in preventing […]
As we age, our skin wrinkles naturally as it begins to lose its collagen and elasticity. The process is accelerated by sun exposure, poor nutrition, stress, a lack of muscle tone, and smoking. Our harsh Canadian climate can hasten that process. While we may be predisposed to wrinkles due to genetics and our facial expressions, […]
Most people have come to recognize the benefits of natural cures, including medical professionals. Herbal supplements have become more and more popular in recent years, as have the research behind their recommendation for specific conditions. With Type II Diabetes becoming an epidemic in North America, a lot of focus has been placed on the natural […]
Naturally-sourced, complete nutrients from whole food have been found to be much more beneficial to us than synthetic supplements. Many people are discovering the amazing benefits of seaweed and algae as a complete, natural nutrition supplement for the whole family. I sneak it into everything you can imagine, from soup to spaghetti sauce. With 93 […]