How to eat kale

How to eat kale

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This was the first year we grew kale, and I had no idea how abundant the harvest would be.  6 plants yielded 2 large bags, so I needed to figure out what to do with all of it – so I thought I’d blog about it! First I washed all […]

Kale Summer Salad

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It’s summer, we should all be eating more vegetables! Instead of using lettuce, try amping up the health-o-meter by using kale instead.  It’s a little tougher, but the taste is incredible, especially if you get some that is locally grown.  The mustard vinaigrette dressing is super easy and adds some punch […]

Psoriasis & Eczema: manifestations deeper than the skin

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Contributed by Dr. Mary Peric ND. When working with individuals who suffer from chronic skin issues such as psoriasis, eczema, acne, rosacea to list a few, we must always look deeper than the skin! Just brushing the surface with topical treatments, does not address the interior imbalances manifesting themselves on the […]

Acne: it’s time you were done with it.

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Most people nowadays have suffered through acne at one point in their lives, or still do.  It’s prevalence has seen a drastic increase over the last 50 years and it seems to be getting harder to treat, and the worst part about it isn’t the potential scarring, but the emotional […]

Broccoli Salad

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I live in a very busy household: kids all over the place, my wife commutes to Toronto, and every day of the week I’m somewhere different with my various endeavours.  Finding the time at the end of the day to eat healthily can be difficult. Here is another recipe for […]

Creating Medicine: How to make remedies from the plants around us

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There is a noticeable shift of people searching for health from more than just pharmaceuticals.  They’re looking for more natural treatments with less side effects and are constantly seeking answers from the experts (read: Google).  One of the oldest forms of medicine, botanical (or herbal) medicine, is the use of […]

Healthy Skin: it’s what’s inside that counts

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Skin.  It’s the first thing we notice about someone next to their smile and their eyes.  It tells the world how healthy we are – do we have blemishes or poor colour? Or does our skin look radiant and full of life? In an effort to give the impression of healthy […]

Super Easy, Quick and Healthy Coleslaw!

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It can be a challenge to make sure you’re eating all the fruits and vegetables you need in the day, especially if you’re rushing home in the evening.  Salads are easy, but there is virtually no benefit to eating lettuce, so if you’re not putting a lot of veggies and/or fruit […]

Why go Gluten-Free?

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Whether you’re curious, inflamed or Celiac, “gluten-free” is an increasing trend in food.  What is gluten? Is it healthier to not eat gluten? What products is gluten found in? If you’ve ever asked any of these questions, keep reading to find out everything you need to know about gluten. What is […]

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