Chill Out Summer Icicles

Chill Out Summer Icicles

WELCOME SUNSHINE! Chill out on these HOT HOT HOT Summer days with a healthy, sweet treat - even kids will love!  You don't have to tell them there is baby greens, yogurt and other "healthy" things in them.   Make in any flavour of fresh fruits you wish... I've...

Strawberry Summer Salsa

Strawberry Summer Salsa

It's STRAWBERRY SEASON!   Enjoy the blessings of the early Summer season and visit a strawberry farm!  Pick some berries and have fun making this delicious, healthy Strawberry Summer Salsa.  Pack in the Vitamin C and antioxidants and boost your summer wellness at your...

“Vitamin O”

“Vitamin O”

Take a deep breath...   Feel that?  That's oxygen! Oxygen is not a true vitamin, but absolutely essential to the function of the body.  About 21% of the total gasses in our beautiful air is oxygen.   The rest is mostly nitrogen and a few other gasses mixed in to...

Magnificent Mineral

Magnificent Mineral

Maybe it's your magnesium.   Have you ever had a long day and felt like your eyes are twitching, your muscles tight or even cramping, or feel restless at bedtime?  Maybe you're sitting on the sofa watching TV and your heart starts jumping around a little, like...

Rhubarb at it’s Finest

Rhubarb at it’s Finest

It's Rhubarb Season   This stalky, tart plant is an abundance of vitamins and minerals and is plenty in the Spring.  Boasting a plethora of health boosting nutrients, rhubarb is a great source of bone builders like calcium, magnesium and Vitamin K1.  It's manganese...

So, What’s My Immune System?

So, What’s My Immune System?

If I asked you what your immune system is, what would you say?  Where is it?  What does it do?   What exactly is our immune system...? Immunity is the body's ability to defend itself from specific invasion of microbes, parasites, bacteria, viruses, toxins, fungi...

Toxic Cleaning – Don’t Mess with Me

Toxic Cleaning – Don’t Mess with Me

Clean up your Cleaning  Spring is synonymous with cleaning.  Out with the old - in with the new!  I always love the freshness of Spring to hang out blankets, sheets, and pillow cases to absorb the beautiful smell of nature. Tackling the house, garage and yard can be a...

Spring Cleaning-Inside & Out

Spring Cleaning-Inside & Out

Welcome Spring!   Time to clean up!  As we begin to enjoy the warmer weather and bright skies, we think of opening the windows, raking up the last of the fallen leaves and getting the gardens ready for planting.      It's an awakening, a perfect time to make room...

Nutrients A to Z:  Featuring Potassium

Nutrients A to Z: Featuring Potassium

Potassium - Mineral of Function Following our backwards alphabet of nutrients brings us to a powerful and functional mineral - Potassium.  This functional nutrient hangs out with the other electrolytes in our bodies to help as a basis for nerve impulses and helps to...

Nutrients A to Z:  Featuring Quercetin

Nutrients A to Z: Featuring Quercetin

The colours of fruits and vegetables (their pigments) hold many secrets to their function in our bodies.  Those brilliant colours are bursting with nutrients that work together to maintain metabolism. stimulate our mitochondrial function (the "energy" centres of our...