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 […]

Strawberry Coconut Ice Cream

This recipe is care of the Whole Life Nutrition Kitchen. For more fabulous recipes visit – a very useful resource for all those with food intolerances.
This ice cream needs to be made in an ice cream maker. It can also be made into popsicles by freezing in popsicle […]

Homemade Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream

Dairy, soy and sugar free.
3 cups coconut milk
½ cup agave nectar
½ cup organic cocoa powder
1 tsp natural vanilla extract
Combine all ingredients in a blender.  Freeze according to ice cream maker instructions OR follow the ‘still freezing method’, below.
Still Freezing Method:

Pour mixture into a freezer safe bowl, cover tightly and refrigerate for 24 hours.
Transfer […]

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 […]