Apple Cider Vinegar for Your Health

Apple Cider vinegar for Your Health

Apple Cider Vinegar for Your Health There are several types of vinegar and one of the most common and popular is made from apples.   Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is made from a process that includes adding yeast to apple cider to ferment it.  The yeast ferments the sugars in the apple juice and turns them […]

Natural Ways to Fight Colds and Flu

Winter is here! There may be snow on the ground, there is colder weather, lots of soups and stews, and then of course the stuffed up noses. It all sounds great until you’re blowing your nose every two seconds and your throat could pass for sandpaper. And if all that wasn’t enough, your lungs have to fight […]

Top Tips for Grilled Veggies and Fruits

By: Leanne Ely I shared some tips with you a couple weeks ago about grilling meats but there’s more to summer barbecue season than burgers and steaks! Why turn on the stove to cook your veggies when you have a perfectly good hot grill already prepped? Never mind the fact that grilled veggies and fruits […]

If your mood's out of whacka, try some maca

Healthy-Foods If your mood’s out of whacka, try some maca By: Leanne Ely Maca is a root that belongs to the radish family. It hails from Peru, where it has long been valued for its health benefits. Nowadays, the rest of the world is catching on to the wonder of maca. Used for everything from […]

The many health benefits of cod Liver oil

The many health benefits of cod Liver oil

Food For Thought The many health benefits of cod Liver oil By: Leanne Ely Our grandmothers had it right in a lot of ways. For example, while not many moms and dads in this day and age force cod liver oil down the throats of their children, there’s a good chance that your parents or […]

Eat for your teeth

Food For Thought Eat for your teeth By: Leanne Ely As we get older, so do our teeth. And the average North American diet is not conducive to dental health. Many of us suffer from enamel erosion and tooth decay, either from our highly acidic diet (carbonated beverages, wine, lemon water, etc.) or from lack […]

Think Outside the Side Dish

Dinner Diva Think Outside the Side Dish by Leanne Ely How many of us live in households where the dinner plate consists of a serving of meat, a starch and a small portion of vegetables? Now that I eat a Paleo diet, my plate looks a lot different than it once did. No longer do […]

Amazing spirulina

Healthy Foods Amazing spirulina By: Leanne Ely There are so many superfoods out there that it can make your head spin when you start researching them! I wrote about one of those superfoods not too long ago (aloe vera), and today I want to tell you about another one — spirulina. What is spirulina? This […]

Time for Turmeric

Time for Turmeric

If you love indulging in ethnic food (especially Thai and Indian), then chances are you get lots of turmeric in your diet. Turmeric is a potent spice that gives curry its rich yellow hue. It has actually been used as a dye for textiles throughout history! But there is more to turmeric than a pretty […]

Feel fine with Iodine

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Food For Thought Feel fine with Iodine By: Leanne Ely Iodine has come up from time to time in articles I’ve shared here, and today I’m going to really dig into why we need it. Now, as far as minerals go, iodine isn’t the most popular kid on the bus, but that doesn’t mean it’s […]