5 Ways Raw Canadian Honey Can Improve Your Health

5 Ways Raw Canadian Honey Can Improve Your Health

When it comes to honey, many people think of it simply as a way to sweeten some foods and beverages, but it can do so much more than that. Raw honey, specifically, has many healing abilities and health benefits, aside from just tasting great. That has inspired scientists to research it as an alternative for […]

6 Herbs that Boost Your Brain Power

6 Herbs that Boost Your Brain Power

There is no body part more taxed by today’s hectic lifestyle than the brain. We must have vast amounts of knowledge and be constantly learning. Everything has to be retained, recalled, processed, analyzed, and applied at lightening speed. Both the left and the right side of the brain are relentlessly called upon to perform at […]

10 Natural Remedies for Spring Allergies ©

10 Natural Remedies for Spring Allergies ©

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.

Natural Flu Remedies and Prevention

Natural Flu Remedies and Prevention

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 Even those who received the flu shot are coming up short on defenses with a mix of outdated strains.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 […]

DIY Natural Food Colouring for Valentine’s Day Baking ©

DIY Natural Food Colouring for Valentine’s Day Baking ©

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.

Featured Canadian Product: ComfySleep Buckwheat Hull Pillow Review

Featured Canadian Product: ComfySleep Buckwheat Hull Pillow Review

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.

What are the Health Benefits of Maple Syrup?

What are the Health Benefits of Maple Syrup?

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.

All of the Best Non-Surgical Ways to Stop Snoring

All of the Best Non-Surgical Ways to Stop Snoring

“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 […]

DIY: Make Your Own Natural, Chemical-Free Makeup!

DIY: Make Your Own Natural, Chemical-Free Makeup!

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 […]

Age Gracefully With Anti-Wrinkle Herbs and Supplements ©

Age Gracefully With Anti-Wrinkle Herbs and Supplements ©

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, […]