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25 August 25, 2017

Honouring What You’ve Always Known

2017-08-25T13:11:03+00:00

Honouring What You've Always Known by Jandy Anderson Dalian Method Facilitator I remember lying awake in my room at night as a small child trying to understand the nature of the universe. I knew there was something big inside of me, something powerful and magical that could create something beautiful. I thought about the Christian [...]

Honouring What You’ve Always Known 2017-08-25T13:11:03+00:00
23 August 23, 2017

Authenticity: Let Your True Self Be Seen

2017-08-25T13:25:47+00:00

Authenticity: Let Your True Self be Seen It takes a certain level of comfort with vulnerability to be our authentic selves. Being true to ourselves is something that takes consistent intention. Sometimes even finding the language to be able to effectively express yourself is a challenge. If you feel that there are barriers between who you [...]

Authenticity: Let Your True Self Be Seen 2017-08-25T13:25:47+00:00
17 August 17, 2017

Coconut Fig Smoothie

2017-08-30T13:37:30+00:00

Coconut Fig Smoothie This weeks smoothie recipe is so decadent you could enjoy it as desert but is loaded with protein, healthy fats, fiber, and antioxidants so it is also a great choice for breakfast. The Maca root powder gives it an extra boost by providing increased mental and physical energy levels. If you do [...]

Coconut Fig Smoothie 2017-08-30T13:37:30+00:00
10 August 10, 2017

Grain Free Peach Cobbler

2017-08-30T13:41:08+00:00

Grain Free Peach Cobbler   There is an abundance of local peaches at the farmers markets this time of year and this recipe is by far one of my favourite ways to eat them. It's healthy enough to eat for breakfast and delicious enough to eat for desert paired with some dairy free vanilla ice [...]

Grain Free Peach Cobbler 2017-08-30T13:41:08+00:00
3 August 3, 2017

Paleo Chocolate Zucchini Bread

2017-08-30T13:48:30+00:00

Paleo Chocolate Zucchini Bread My garden is exploding with zucchini right now which means it's time for Paleo Chocolate Zucchini Loaf! This recipe is a great way to use up all of that zucchini and if you're strapped for time you can always grate up the zucchini and store it in the freezer to bake [...]

Paleo Chocolate Zucchini Bread 2017-08-30T13:48:30+00:00
2 August 2, 2017

9 Tips for Pain Free Periods

2017-08-02T16:28:31+00:00

9 Tips for Pain Free Periods By Jenny Abel, R.Ac. Painful periods (dysmenorrhea) impacts as many as half of menstruating women! Many think that having cramps is a normal process; however, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), cramps reveal that there is an imbalance occurring in the body. Here are 9 tips to have pain [...]

9 Tips for Pain Free Periods 2017-08-02T16:28:31+00:00
24 July 24, 2017

Self Care: Take Up the Challenge

2017-07-31T10:43:21+00:00

Self Care: Take Up the Challenge by Dr. Robyn Land, ND I remember being on a plane as a teenager watching the safety demonstration. When they talked about the oxygen masks dropping from the ceiling and how a person should put on their own mask before putting on their kids, I turned to my mom [...]

Self Care: Take Up the Challenge 2017-07-31T10:43:21+00:00
13 July 13, 2017

Kale Chips

2017-07-24T12:56:34+00:00

Kale Chips Kale Chips are my absolute favourite way to eat kale, I could easily eat a whole bunch in one sitting when I eat it like this! So if you have a friend or child who is anti-green things I highly recommend you give this recipe a try because even people who are not [...]

Kale Chips 2017-07-24T12:56:34+00:00
10 July 10, 2017

Thyroid Medication: Why It Doesn’t Always Work

2017-07-10T15:12:39+00:00

Thyroid Medication: Why It Doesn’t Always Work “I am taking my thyroid medication every day, but I still feel tired all the time.” I hear this statement far too often from my patients, and it is something that I have personally struggled with in the past. The most common medication for hypothyroidism is synthroid (also [...]

Thyroid Medication: Why It Doesn’t Always Work 2017-07-10T15:12:39+00:00
6 July 6, 2017

Chocolate Almond Milk Kefir

2017-07-24T12:54:19+00:00

Chocolate Almond Milk Kefir Last week, I walked you through how to make your own homemade almond milk that's free of additives and preservatives. This week I am going to share a simple method with you that will allow you to turn that homemade almond milk into a super food that's full of beneficial probiotic [...]

Chocolate Almond Milk Kefir 2017-07-24T12:54:19+00:00
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