Drink This, Not That: How to Make Better Bevvie Choices

glass of water

What you drink, counts, a lot. Yes, our food choices are super important, but so are our beverage choices. What we choose to imbibe on the daily has a massive impact on our health and wellbeing and a lot of us are unknowingly sabotaging a decent diet with poor beverage choices. This is so important that I’m not even going … Read More

Get Fit the Fun Way: A Beginner’s Guide to Obstacle Course Racing

GUEST WRITER BLOG POST BY MELISSA BOUFOUNOS, C.H.N.: The sport of obstacle course racing has exploded in the last few years, with several new races popping up every year. Spartan Race, Tough Mudder and Warrior Dash are likely the ones you’ve heard the most about if you’re just getting into the sport. In the Greater Toronto Area you can also … Read More

How to Eat to Combat Stress and Fatigue with Dr. Salna Smith, ND

GUEST WRITER BLOG POST BY DR. SALNA SMITH, ND: You awake to the abrupt BEEP! BEEP! BEEP! of your alarm clock.  Sadly, snooze just isn’t an option. You put your feet on the floor, go to stand up and a wave of dizziness hits you like it does everyday. Your foggy mind says ‘it’s ok, it’ll just be like this until … Read More

The Beginner’s Guide to Growing Your Own Organic Veggies

So, you’re ready to grow your own organic veggies, but have never gardened in your life and have no idea where to begin. Perhaps you are like my friend Sarah and consider yourself to be an accidental plant murderer and have a black thumb (sorry Sarah). I bet there are a million questions flying through your head, like “what kind of … Read More

Bone Broth: Everything You Need to Know

Bone broth in crockpot

Bone broth, yay! Bone broth is not only a super nutritious and healing food, but it also adds beautiful flavour to other dishes you add it to, or use it to cook with (soups, stews, curries, crockpot meats; the list goes on…:)). The cool thing is that you can actually find good quality bone broth, pre-made, in many health conscious … Read More

5 Easy Ways to Get Back on Track When You Fall Off the Nutrition Horse

Will Ferrell from Elf Stuffing his Face

**Update: Originally titled “5 Easy Ways to Get Back on Track After the Holidays”, but then I realized that the holidays aren’t the only time we fall off the horse… so enjoy. Phew… I made it. It’s Dec. 26th, and I just came home from my final family holiday get-together. The company and the love has been so great, but … Read More

DIY All Natural Dry Shampoo

Spoon with Cornstarch

Here’s a fact about me… ready? I only wash my hair a couple of times a week. Personally, I find that it’s way more manageable when I don’t wash it every day, and from a time-management standpoint, long hair just takes too long to wash, dry and style daily. So, dry shampoo is great. It can be really awesomely helpful … Read More

5 Must-Have Small Kitchen Appliances for Healthy Eating

Ever wondered what small kitchen appliances are necessary to curate a healthy lifestyle? These are the tools/small appliances I use constantly, and in my opinion, your top 5 must-haves to make healthy meals at home. Some of them are more expensive but the investment is worth your while, I guarantee. High Power Blender I put this as number one, because … Read More

Continuous Brew Kombucha at Home

Kombucha Bottles

I recently started brewing my own kombucha and I have to say, it’s wayyyyy easier than I imagined. I am going to share how to do the ‘continuous brew’ method, as opposed to the ‘batch’ method, as I’ve experimented with both and find continuous brew to be my preferred method. Happy brewing! What is Kombucha and Why is it Awesome? Kombucha is … Read More