5 steps to slowly ease into Paleo

Paleo diet

Jumping in all at once might be overwhelming, especially if you are not already in a healthy eating routine. Taking one step at a time and watching what you eat can certainly help easing into a paleo diet and make lasting changes. Here are 5 easy steps to help you slowly reach your paleo or…

Oh this superfood called chia seeds!

Chia seeds used to be for Chia pets, but not anymore. In the past 5 to 10 years Chia has become the superfood that everyone is raving about. Although it has been popular only for the last few years, Chia seeds have been around for thousands of years. The Mayans used Chia seeds for strength,…

Amazing health benefits of ginger

ginger

Ginger! Oh ginger! This pungent miracle root found its beginning in India and China and is known in ancient Indian and Chinese medicine to prevent and cure several health disorders. Its close relatives are turmeric and galangal who are also equally equipped with wonderful healing properties. We are going to talk about those relatives very…

Spicy Hot Chocolate

hot chocolate

Winter is almost arriving at our doorstep, its chilly outside and all I want is something warm and comforting in a cup, hopefully a spicy hot chocolate and to huddle with a blanket and book in my reading nook. I look in my fridge and the only warm-able beverage I see is almond milk, so…

Vegan Butternut Squash Soup for Thanksgiving

thanksgiving dinner

Butternut squash soup is always a must for Canadian Thanksgiving Dinners. The turkey can be cancelled… LOL I’ve made this soup over the years using several different recipes and this year it looks like we are going to make it all vegan. My other recipes in the previous years included addition of heavy cream or…

10 Clean Eating Tips to beat diabetes

diabetes

Clean eating tips to beat diabetes Before I start with the clean eating tips to beat diabetes, let me be clear as to what I mean by clean eating. Clean eating comprises of what to eat and what to eliminate. Eat Eat a lot of fresh produce – fruits, vegetables, herbs, spices, organic as much…

Juicing to Good Health…

Juicing

If you have never juiced before, maybe you should give it a try. Juice fasting was one of my favourite food experiences. Bored with life one day I decided to browse through documentaries on Netflix and came across Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead and that took me on a strictly juice journey for two weeks….

A Hearty Green Pea Soup

Pea soup

A hearty green pea soup is exactly what I would love to start the season with! Whoever said vegans don’t get enough protein weren’t thinking right. Because these green peas can pack a punch and deliver most beneficial nutrients. Green peas are very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. And they are also a…