All About Gut Health: Prebiotics vs. Probiotics

Health begins in our guts. About 70% of our immune system is located in our digestive system. Now more than ever, it’s imperative that we take good care of our gut health! By consuming a more whole foods diet combined with both prebiotic and probiotic rich foods, the beneficial bacteria residing in our guts canRead more

Self-Care Essentials

“Rest and self-care are so important. When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from the overflow.” – Eleanor Brown I’ve always been an overachieving eager beaver. This characteristic of mine has done me well in my academic life and career up until now… My overachieving self was overworkedRead more

Cold + Flu Natural Supplements

The cold and flu season this year has been hitting us hard. Some people, including myself, have been sick back to back. This has caused me to write an entire page on natural health care supplements. Below are my favourites. ♥ BUILD UP YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM WITH THESE SUPPLEMENTS VITAMIN C – Since the 1970s,Read more

All About Turmeric

Three things should come to mind when you hear the word “Turmeric:” anti-inflammatory, bright orange and golden milk latte. At least those are the three things I think of! Let’s dive a little deeper into the wonderful bright orange world of Turmeric! WHAT IS IT? Turmeric (Curcuma Longa) is a root (rhizome) and is aRead more

Mini Chocolate Sponge Cakes

As promised, this delicious and easy mini chocolate sponge cake recipe is finally here! I was playing around a LOT with this recipe because I was trying to make it gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free and sugar free BUT to no avail, I could not get the proper texture I wanted without the sugar. Sugar creates aRead more

Sundried Tomato Pesto

Pizza. Pasta. Potatoes. Sandwiches. Risotto. These are just a few things you can lather this delicious sundried tomato pesto on! Why buy one in a jar when you can make it healthier within a few minutes at home? Let me show you how! But first, let’s talk nutrition! I added nutritional yeast for their B-vitaminsRead more