Seasonal allergies relief

Spring Into Natural Ways to Relieve Seasonal Allergies

It’s spring, which is FABULOUS, but it’s also that time of year for seasonal allergies, which is a little less so. (Or a lot less so, if you’re anything like my sweet ten-year-old son, Cooper.) Booo… In the last few years, we’ve tried so many ways to relieve his hay fever symptoms naturally, because I…

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self-care

2017: The Year of Self-Care

Happy New Year, everyone! As 2017 commences, I’m sure many of you are doing what I’m doing: trying to mindfully come up with a tangible wellness goal. My usual go-to is “I won’t drink any alcohol in January!” or “I will work out every day no matter what!” But you know what? Those goals usually…

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New Year Goals

New Year, New Goals

As we approach a brand new year, many of us are taking some time to figure out how we can improve our lives in a healthy and productive way. After all, a new year is a great jumping off point for new focus, new aspirations, and new energy. I’m so pleased to introduce a guest…

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Chia seeds in pudding

The Chia Pudding Recipe Obsession Continues…

“Also for chia seeds. Honestly, we don’t know what we’d do without you.” This is what Tanya R. Loewen and I wrote in the dedication section of Baby Nosh, and that was over a year ago. Guess what? We’re still obsessed! Or I am, at least. So I had to share my newest, most favourite way…

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Better Sleep

The Unanimous Cry for Better Sleep

We Need Better Sleep A while ago, I read a blog post titled “Yoga Doesn’t Take Time; It Makes Time.” At the conclusion of my read, I remember thinking that it sounded like it made sense, but in literal terms, to do an hour’s worth of yoga meant that an hour was taken away from…

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Herbs for cold and flu

10 Medicinal Herbs to Help You Through Cold and Flu Season

Hey, everyone! It’s October! (Whaaaat?!) I’m doing a talk today at Parallel Yoga in Abbotsford, on the topic of herbs and their associated health benefits. (Specifically, their benefits during cold and flu season.) During this talk, I promised to share my presentation via my website, so here it is, in all its Power Point glory….

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coconut oil

The Skinny on Oil Pulling

Oil Pulling 101 The idea of oil pulling never really interested me, which is weird, because I have tried a lot of things to whiten my teeth. (I’ve always been a big fan of brushing with baking soda.) I think I grabbed a sloppy tablespoon of coconut oil from my baking stash one time, swished it…

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Lime Popsicles

My Top 10 Vegan Popsicle Recipes of the Summer

If any of you have been following my Twitter feed in the last couple of months, you’ll notice a definite trend in content: popsicle recipes. I admittedly have been obsessed with popsicles lately, and now I feel the need to post my top ten fave popsicle recipes of the summer. Disclaimer: some are easier than…

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Homemade granola

Maintaining Good Digestive Health While Camping

Maintain Good Digestive Health While Camping For many of us, summertime means camping. In my family, we’re fortunate enough to own a cabin that’s shared between extended family members. Each summer, everyone is doled out their respective weeks, and we just got back from our initial 10 day getaway. The cabin in located in Green…

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