Nettle Pesto Recipe

Nettle Pesto Recipe

Incorporating nettles into your diet this time of year is a wonderful way to eat in season and eat local.

Nettles contain high levels of iron, minerals, silicon, vitamins C and A and they’re a great blood purifier by primarily targeting the liver and kidneys. The combination of these benefits makes it a wonderful food for chronic skin problems and general detoxification.

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Everything you ever wanted to know about juicing

Everything you ever wanted to know about juicing

I LOVE juicing. To be clear - I'm not talking about conventional store bought fruit juice which is often full of processed sugar, colors, and preservatives. I'm talking about homemade rich green veggie juice. Veggie juicing enlivens you, and your cells, and gives you an instant shot of nourishing energy and nutrition.  

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Seaweed 101: The benefits of seaweed and how to use seaweed in your cooking

Seaweed 101: The benefits of seaweed and how to use seaweed in your cooking

Regularly using seaweeds or sea vegetables in your diet is a wonderful way to increase the nutrition profile and healing potential of your meal. There are so many reasons to eat more seaweeds!

Did you know that seaweed (is):  

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Wild Rice Salad

Wild Rice Salad

It's always a good idea to have a variety of grains on hand. Wild rice is gluten free and is one of those underused foods that provide so much rich nutrition and helps to mix it up a little.Wild rice is similar to brown rice but is not actually rice at all. It is a wild grain, is native to North America and traditionally known as "water grass". It has twice as much protein as regular brown rice and...

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Raw Chocolate Treats

Raw Chocolate Treats

Last week I had an afternoon with a friend whipping up these amazing raw chocolate treats while listening to Christmas tunes. Based on the recipe from Cafe Bliss in Victoria BC these chocolates are full of raw cacao which is not only rich and delicious it is also medicinal.....

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