I don’t know about you but I am a big fan of garlic! Most things that I cook have onion and garlic in them! Not only do they add flavour but they also add the nutritional punch! Today we are going to focus on garlic’s profile. Season: June to August but is usually available yearRead more
We are lucky to have such an abundance of fresh vegetables and fruits during the colder months in BC. Here’s a list of what’s in season so you can take advantage of local, in season produce!
Learn all about your gut health from probiotics to fermented foods and supplements!
“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
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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
Back in my restaurant days, these cute little greens (a.k.a microgreens) were just garnishes I’d put to finish the look of a dish. Now, I intentionally add them to savoury dishes in order to increase their nutritional profile. I love buying mine at the local farmers market but you can also buy them at specialtyRead more
Water is the primary component of all bodily fluids such as our blood, lymph, digestive juices, urine, tears and sweat. It helps digest food, eliminate wastes, transport oxygen, glucose and fat to our muscles, and regulate body temperature. Since our bodies are made up of approximately 60% water, we need to constantly replenish our bodies with water for proper bodily functions.
The way that food looks, smells and tastes are the result of the phytonutrients it contains. You’ll know that phytonutrients are doing their job when an onion is sliced and it releases it’s smell or when kale slowly starts to change it’s colour from a light green to a darker green colour after being massaged. TheRead more