July 12, 2019

Food Focus: The Cucumber

We love using food as medicine in Eastern Medicine. Food cures are one of the coolest and simplest ways to rebalance the body. When we use seasonal summer foods, in the summer, we can help beat the heat in a powerful but delicious way!

Naturally...

May 30, 2019

“Communication isn’t so much about what we say, but what the other person hears.”

~ Unknown

As published on The Elephant Journal

I love this quote.

It sums up so many of life’s problems for me.

I actually find myself butting up against it quite regularly in my life—with my...

May 23, 2019

As published in The Hearty Soul

The ancient wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) uses the unique elements of each season (winter spring summer and fall) to guide us on how to live in alignment with nature for optimal health.

Modifying our diet and lifestyle...

May 23, 2019

Warm Spring Salad

4 cups Baby Greens
2 medium beets (cubed)

Handful of green beens
Thinly sliced spring onion
½ package Non-GMO Firm tofu cubed (optional)

Directions:
Roast the cubed beets
Cube tofu into 1″cubes

Saute beans and tofu in small amount of healthy oil on medium...

April 1, 2019

Winter was a mighty one here in Ontario, but the sure signs of spring are upon us, and we are ready to celebrate this transition! We're thrilled to announce our Spring Retreat, at the end of this month from April 26-28 at the lovely Cedar Arts Healing Center in Gravenh...

February 13, 2019

GF Sweet Potato or Squash Gnocchi

Serves 4

Ingredients

1 medium sized sweet potato or Squash, peeled and cubed (needs to make ¾ cup of puree)

2 cloves garlic

½ cup brown rice flour

½ cup chickpea flour

⅓ cup arrowroot starch

½ tsp sea salt

ghee, coconut oil or avocado oil for f...

February 13, 2019

(As previously posted in The Elephant Journal)

I am a self-professed winter lover.

It’s true. It may well be my favorite season. Gasp! I said it.

Sure, I love the first shoots and buds of spring and the wall of heat and slow-paced freedom of summer. Then there’s the crisp...

January 13, 2019

Homemade Masala Chai

Not only does this tea taste delicious and warm the bones on a blustery and chilly day, it also smells simply amazing and brings a rich coziness to home.

Known as chai tea in North America but in India, this rich and spicy tea is a staple of everyday...