Homemade Natural Cough & Cold Syrup

Who It’s For: individuals with sore throat and/or dry cough
Who It’s Not For: children under age 1, individuals with a wet/productive cough (if there’s phlegm, your body needs to release it & we don’t want to suppress that process), individuals with allergies to any of the ingredients

1 Organic Lemon, sliced and […]

Snicker Snackers: A Holiday Favourite!


1⁄2 cup sunflower seeds
1⁄2 cup sesame seeds
1⁄2 cup honey (or less), or agavi nectar, molasses
1⁄2 cup nut or seed butter (almond works well)
1⁄2 cup carob or cocoa powder
1⁄4 cup ground flax
1⁄4 cup unsweetened coconut
Combine ingredients in bowl of food processor. Blend until smooth.
Form into small balls (if mixture is […]

Crunchy Quinoa Salad – A Summer Favourite!

2 cups cooked quinoa (starts as approximately 2/3 cup uncooked)
1 cup grated carrot (shortcut: use ‘Matchstick Carrots’)
½ cup finely chopped red pepper
½ cup finely chopped celery
3 chopped green onions
¼ cup sunflower seeds
1 cup chopped parsley or cilantro
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp […]

Cinco de Mayo Slaw

2 cups shredded red cabbage
1 cup shredded green cabbage                                                     
2 Tbsp. or more fresh squeezed lime juice
2 tsp. honey or agave
2 green onions, chopped with tops
3 Tbsp. or more chopped cilantro 
1 tsp. sea salt
Pinch of cayenne
Combine all ingredients well. Serve immediately.

The Cold & Flu Battle: Are Your Defenses Armed?

‘Tis the season…not only for sleigh bells to start ringing…but for those cold and flu bugs to start their annual attack!  With the cold weather on its way, we tend to stay indoors more and more, with less natural ventilation and an increased exposure to the bugs from others around […]