Balancing Hormones the Natural Way

Balancing Hormones the Natural Way

When it comes to hormones and hormonal imbalances I think women really got the short end of that stick.  No, I am not trying to play the woman card nor the victim card.  I am also not saying that men don’t have their own issues with hormone imbalances, crappy habits and poor eating affects us all, but between adolescence, PMS, ... Read More »

15 Tips to Help You Sleep Better Naturally

Sleep Better Naturally

I am one of those fortunate people that suffers from insomnia I think it was a gift nature gave me for my 40th birthday along with crappy metabolism and grey hair, and left to my own devices I have the absolute worst sleep habits in the world.  For instance I am writing this post at 3 am and this is ... Read More »

Where Do You Get Calcium?

where do you get calcium

This is a question I get asked all the time, it’s no big secret that I don’t consume dairy products.  It’s not because I am a vegan because strictly speaking I am not, nor is it because I eat Paleo though I suppose technically that’s as close as anything to describing my diet.  I don’t have some moral issue with ... Read More »

Vegan and Paleo Friendly Strawberry Shortcake

strawberry shortcake

Nothing says summer like fresh strawberries.  They are the first berries that come ripe in the summer season.  I am the person at the farmers market buying as many as I can afford especially local berries.  So you don’t think I spend the month of June overdosing on strawberries I do freeze most of them for the rest of the ... Read More »

Sugar Free Homemade Jam

jam featured image

Yippee it’s berry season!  Hey I am in Canada so the season is pretty short thus the excitement is much deserved.  I love fresh berries and this time of year I stock as many in my freezer as I possibly can.  I eat a lot of berries, those sweet little bundles of goodness hide all kinds of things I don’t ... Read More »

Homemade Ketchup

Homemade Ketchup Photo Courtesy of Rachel Tayse

Eating clean doesn’t mean you have to live on nothing but steamed veggies and salads without dressing for every meal.  You can still have flavor.  Sometimes I find it is not the chocolate bars or potato chips I miss but the simple things like mayo or ketchup…God I love ketchup.  Condiments and salad dressings can be perfectly fine as long ... Read More »

19 Food Additives to Avoid At All Cost

food additives to avoid

Buying groceries in North America and trying to avoid artificial additives and preservatives in your food is challenging enough.  Trying to keep them from the mouths of your children is a whole ‘nother issue altogether.  School lunches being what they are and the advertising targeted at them.  It’s hard enough trying to figure out what is good for you without ... Read More »

Homemade Bug Spray That Works and Smells Good

homemade bug spray

Tis the season…no not that season, mosquito, black fly and icky critter season.  Yeah, despite my love of natural things I am not the most….outdoorsy person…yeah that works.  Now that I live in Montreal mosquitoes are not such a big deal.  I spent a decade living in Northern Ontario where the mosquitoes are VICIOUS LITTLE B@$T@&DS! I had a great social ... Read More »

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