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Feb 22

Three Important Things to Remember about Omega-3 Fatty Acids

A Canadian study recently showed that omega-3 fatty acids reduce breast cancer tumour growth—they also reduce body-wide inflammation, which is both a symptom and a cause of many diseases. Check out the study here: http://www.uoguelph.ca/news/2013/02/omega3s_inhibit.html. How can you make sure you’re getting enough? What food are richest in omega-3s? Here’s a 3-point guide:

Feb 17

The Anti-cold Soup

This soup gets me safely through November to March. It’s full of immune-supportive spices and veggies and really simple to make (even when you’ve been living in pjs for two days, may or may not be running a fever, and still can’t breathe properly). You can’t underestimate the power of a warmth-inducing meal and the [...]

Feb 15

Sprout that! Sprouted things taste like spring

It’s cold out. It’s grey out. It doesn’t look like spring…but right now it tastes like spring! Tiny little green shoots that I grew in…wait for it…less than 48 hrs are making me feel like I’m eating my salad at a picnic table under a bright blue sky while wearing a dress and sandals. Of [...]

Feb 13

Chickpea Salad: Fibre, Protein, and Flavour…what more do you want?!

Chickpeas often get ignored…they’re a bit random and get relegated to hummus or sprinkled on salad BUT trust me, they make a meal. A delicious, quick, healthy meal…and one that will fill you up like you wouldn’t believe! TWELVE whole grams of fibre (almost half of what you need daily!) plus lots of protein, healthy [...]