Over the years, I’d heard so many beautiful things about Costa Rica. So much so that we finally decided to visit Jaco beach earlier this year and I fell in love! The weather, the people and the food were all perfect. February […]
Fresh and light, this salad makes a great lunch or side to any meal.
Makes: 1 cup Ingredients: 1 cup of raw cashews, soaked in water overnight or in boiling water for 20 minutes 1 garlic clove 1/4 cup of lime juice or 1 lime 1 chipotle pepper in the sauce (see tip) Directions: Place cashews […]
Cinco de Mayo would not be the same without these delicious street corn.
Have you ever thought of how far your food travels to get to your plate? Living in Canada, the window for growing fruits and vegetables is relatively short, so we largely depend on imported foods. On average, food travels 2,500km to get […]
I’ve talked about the damaging effects of sugar on your overall health and recent studies show that sugar has a particularly devastating impact on the brain. In fact, Alzheimer’s is now being referred to by some as type 3 diabetes. High blood […]
Like anything in life, preparation is critical. Waiting until you’re hungry to cook can lead to poor choices (especially if you have lots of packaged and processed foods lying around). Here are some tips to help ensure that you make healthy choices: […]
How many times do us women define ourselves by our age, weight or dress size? We need to shift our thinking, especially as we grow older. After all, there is no expiry date on living a vibrant and healthy life! I’m not […]
These are full of flavour, moist and so versatile no one will miss the meat.
Have you ever had acne? Growing up, I was literally the dairy queen – I ate ice cream by the buckets! By the time puberty hit, my skin was cystic and absolutely awful. As a teen, this was devastating. After years of antibiotics […]