All Food Sustainability

How To Get Enough Calcium On A Vegan Dairy Free Diet

How To Get Enough Calcium On A Vegan Dairy Free Diet

Contrary to popular belief, calcium doesn’t only come from cows! Crazy huh? A lot of marketing money stemming from the Dairy Industry has led us to believe that dairy is the one and only superstar in the battle against osteoporosis, which isn’t the full truth. […]

Dandelion Root Latte with Turmeric and Ginger

Dandelion Root Latte with Turmeric and Ginger

I’ve shared some of my favourite features of dandelions spring-time nourishment in my previous post Wild Edibles – Dandelions, How To Harvest and Women’s Health. Why I am so passionate about this common weed is that it is one of the first greens to make […]

Wild Edibles – Dandelions, How To Harvest and Womens Health

Wild Edibles – Dandelions, How To Harvest and Womens Health

As I start to explore the world of wild edibles, our common dandelion is the perfect place to start. Spring has come upon us quickly and dandelions are starting to make their appearance in yards, fields and sidewalk cracks, whether they are welcomed or not. […]

Chia Seeds, Flaxseeds, Hemp Seeds – Which One Is Healthier and More Sustainable?

Chia Seeds, Flaxseeds, Hemp Seeds – Which One Is Healthier and More Sustainable?

Superfoods are big money. With their promises of everlasting youth and renewed vitality, consumers will happily spend the big bucks without further question. Some really are super, some are flops (ie. noni juice). We have always known that seeds hold a high nutritional value, but […]

Health Benefits of Fermented Foods – 9 Common Fermented Foods You Have At Home

Health Benefits of Fermented Foods – 9 Common Fermented Foods You Have At Home

Fermenting foods was first used as a means of food preservation before times of refrigeration and grocery stores. Most of us now associate eating fermented foods with improved gut health, and evidence shows that gut health can play an important role in metabolism, immunity, inflammation, […]

For The Flexitarian – How To Make Sustainable Meat Choices

For The Flexitarian – How To Make Sustainable Meat Choices

The new Canadian Food Guide is set to be released early this year. It has spiked a lot of interest, especially with the presumed removal of the Dairy Food Group, and the focus on Plant-Based Proteins over meat. The benefits of a plant-based diet for […]

Medicinal Dark Chocolate Bark Three Ways [Vegan, GF]

Medicinal Dark Chocolate Bark Three Ways [Vegan, GF]

This post for Dark Vegan Chocolate Bark Made Three Ways is sponsored by iHerb. As always the opinons are absolutly my own. For me, nothing compares to the dedication and ingenuity of a homemade DIY Christmas Gift. The reducing, reusing and repurposing helps lessen our […]

Hemp Milk Recipe – A Better Alternative

Hemp Milk Recipe – A Better Alternative

If you haven’t already heard, the new Canadian Food Guide draft is out and it’s down one food group – dairy. With more and more people becoming environmentally conscious, dairy has taken a back seat. There is a growing number of milk alternatives available – […]

It’s Not Gluten In Your Bread That’s Making You Sick

It’s Not Gluten In Your Bread That’s Making You Sick

Gluten-free is all the buzz, and many people feel better when they cut out wheat. But what if it isn’t only gluten – a protein found in wheat, barley and rye – that is causing the problem? Canada has been using the highly criticized herbicide […]

8 Common Fermented Foods You Probably Have At Home

8 Common Fermented Foods You Probably Have At Home

Fermenting foods was first notorious as a means of food preservation. Now we know that a diet rich in fermented has the extra bonus of keeping our gut flora happy and healthy. But the health benefits are not limited to our digestive tracts; evidence shows […]

Top 10 Non-Dairy Sources of Calcium [Vegan]

Top 10 Non-Dairy Sources of Calcium [Vegan]

We all know that calcium is essential for good bone health. Since our kinder years, it has been drilled into us that calcium comes from cows, and I’m sure we can all recite the 3 recommended servings of dairy per day. The problem with this […]

How To Cook Lentils + 5 Reasons Why You Should Eat Lentils

How To Cook Lentils + 5 Reasons Why You Should Eat Lentils

Last week I had the pleasure of dining at the notorious Lentils As Anything Restaurant in Melbourne, Australia. Since I got wind of this eatery’s concept some 10 years ago, I’d been looking forward to the day I finally got to try it out. It […]