25 May 25, 2017

Overnight Oats


Overnight Oats No time for breakfast? When clients tell me they don't eat breakfast the reasons are usually because they either just don't have time in the morning or they don't feel ready to eat solid foods first thing in the morning. This recipe is perfect if you're one of those people because it requires zero prep [...]

Overnight Oats2017-07-31T11:42:22-07:00
24 May 24, 2017

Food Sensitivity Testing


What is the difference between Food Allergy and Food Sensitivity Testing by Dr. Robyn Land, ND “About 20 minutes after I eat, I feel bloated and exhausted.” I hear this all the time from my patients, and I can relate... because I was there once, too. In my first year of naturopathic medical school, a [...]

Food Sensitivity Testing2017-08-08T11:56:23-07:00
19 May 19, 2017

Thinking of You: Mother’s & Father’s Day


Thinking of You: Mother's & Father's Day Mothers' and Fathers' Day can present a great opportunity to give thanks and appreciation to those who raised you. But they are not always days of celebration. For some, these occasions can evoke a heightened sense of loss, confusion, loneliness or regret. For others who have lost or [...]

Thinking of You: Mother’s & Father’s Day2017-08-08T11:57:54-07:00
18 May 18, 2017

Fermented Pineapple Salsa


Fermented Pineapple Salsa BBQ season is here and this recipe along with your favourite rice, corn, or bean chips makes an awesome BBQ side. This salsa also pairs nicely with white fish, tacos, or fajitas. It's a healthy, summery salsa that is fermented and contains probiotic bacteria. For more information on the health benefits of eating [...]

Fermented Pineapple Salsa2017-07-31T11:44:08-07:00
11 May 11, 2017

Coconut Kale Mango Smoothie


Coconut Kale Mango Smoothie This weeks recipe is a delicious tropical smoothie that will hopefully help you forget about this rain! This recipe calls for 1/2 can of coconut milk but you can also use a full can and omit the water, I just find I like the texture better when I use less coconut [...]

Coconut Kale Mango Smoothie2017-07-31T11:46:25-07:00
8 May 8, 2017

Natural Treatments for Hypothyroidism


Natural Treatments for Hypothyroidism Since I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis in 2010, I have spent many hours researching the thyroid gland. My amazement with the countless and tireless duties this little gland performs to ensure our health and wellness was matched by my sadness in knowing that mine was under attack by my own [...]

Natural Treatments for Hypothyroidism2017-05-09T14:07:44-07:00
4 May 4, 2017

Dairy Free Chai Latte


Dairy Free Chai Latte I've got a rich and  delicious chai latte recipe for you this week. This recipe includes an egg which I love because it makes it more frothy and if you're not much of a breakfast person (like me) or prefer to start off your day with warm liquids this is a perfect [...]

Dairy Free Chai Latte2017-08-08T11:58:49-07:00
2 May 2, 2017

4 Tips for Healthy Digestion


4 Tips for Healthy Digestion By Jenny Abel, Registered Acupuncturist, at Local Health Integrative Clinic Healthy digestion is central to a healthy mind and body. Not only is it what we eat, but how we eat it, that impacts our mental, emotional, and physical health. Here are 4 tips to create healthy digestion: 1) Acupuncture [...]

4 Tips for Healthy Digestion2017-05-02T16:16:54-07:00