Embarking on a New & Exciting Journey

I’m super stoked to share with you a new journey I’m embarking on. In the fall, I’m taking a course to be a Holistic Nutritionist. I’ve been studying whole food/raw vegan eating for personal interests for about eight years now. I learned a wealth of knowledge on the subject already and it continues to be…

A Vegan Salad Dressing Find

I often eat my salads with no dressing at all, I’ve learned to appreciate the taste of fresh veggies and I enjoy it. If I do want to add a little something, typically I drizzle a bit of olive oil. And rarely, I will make my own dressings with flavoured oils and vinegars from Prairie…

Planning around “Fun Food”

One of my favourite family activities is to have a backyard fire. And of course the kids want hotdogs or smokies. And sometimes s’mores. Fortunately, I don’t like marshmallows, so s’mores are easy for me to avoid. I make particular food choices on days when I know I’ll be eating a “fun food” meal. It…

Being “Flexitarian”

Grail Springs Holistic Detox for Body, Mind & Spirit by Madeleine Marentette, was the first book I read about detoxing. I read it about five years ago and to this day it holds spot number one for me for explaining the detox process, and includes fantastic recipes. I once ate a strictly raw vegan diet…