15 Warm and Nourishing Cold-Weather Soups (options for paleo, vegan, gf)

Vegetable soup background with copy space. Dry leaves, miniature pumpkins, spices, dried vegetables around table. Close up directly above shot. Warming and comforting autumn soups with options for paleo, vegan, and gluten free

Get your sweaters and cozy pyjama pants out baby! The fresh weather is here. What I feel like eating is VERY weather dependant, and even though a month ago I was keen on hearty healthy salads, now I’m into warm and nourishing cold-weather soups. Making soup is easy and in one cooking session you can […]

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Holistic Nutrition for Clear Skin – Part 6: Exercise and Acne

Bicycle with a basket representing the importance of movement for acne and achieving clear skin using holistic nutrition, exercise and acne

Holistic Nutrition for Clear Skin – Part 6: Exercise & Acne Welcome to Part 6 of the Holistic Nutrition for Clear Skin series – all about exercise and acne! I hope you’ve been finding this series helpful. If you want to go back and check out the other parts in the clear skin/acne series (where […]

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13 Hearty Healthy Salads for Autumn! (options for paleo, gf, vegan)

If you’re anything like me, you find yourself in meal transition in September & October. You’re not yet ready for the seemingly endless days of roasted root vegetables that come in winter, but the light flavours of summer don’t seem entirely satisfying either. This is when it becomes all about the hearty autumn salad. With […]

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Holistic Nutrition for Clear Skin – Part 5: Stress & Acne

Holistic Nutrition for Clear Skin – Part 5: Stress & Acne Anyone who struggles with acne knows that the discussion must include stress. And more than that, to really figure out acne and to find solutions, we have to talk about the spirit and the mind too, because acne has emotional and psychological effects that […]

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Holistic Nutrition for Clear Skin – Part 4: Eating & Nourishment for Acne

Holistic Nutrition for Clear Skin – Part 4: Eating & Nourishment for Acne This post continues my series about acne and how to find help through a holistic, whole-foods, mind-body-spirit approach. My goal in these posts is to give you information, so you can make changes and see improvements in your skin, and hopefully find […]

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Summertime Balsamic Zucchini with Tomatoes and Caramelized Red Onions

Fresh zucchini on wooden background; balsamic vinegar, tomatoes, caramelized red onion, London, ontario, holistic nutrition

More summer bounty recipes coming ‘atcha! One of the joys of summer is the availability of fresh, seasonal, local produce. The farmers market overflows with possibilities! The zucchini, the tomatoes, the cucumber, the beans! We know that eating (more, nutrient-dense) vegetables is one of the foundations of vibrant good health (not to mention clear skin […]

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Easy DIY Probiotic Drink with Ginger and Apple Cider Vinegar: Haymaker’s Punch (also known as Switchel)

Homemade lemon and ginger organic probiotic drink, copy space.

Easy DIY Probiotic Drink with Ginger and Apple Cider Vinegar: Haymakers Punch (also known as Switchel) If you’re anything like me and always on the lookout for easy and delicious ways to add fermented foods and probiotics to your life, then consider Switchel, also known as Haymaker’s Punch. Firstly, what a vivid, historical name! You […]

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Braised Radishes with Coconut Oil (or Grassfed Butter), Sea Salt, and Dill

**I’m taking a little break from the Holistic Nutrition for Acne series so that I can post some delicious recipes. If you’d like to catch up on the Acne series, you can read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 here. Part 4 is coming out soon.** Braised Radishes with Coconut Oil (or Grassfed Butter), […]

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Holistic Nutrition for Clear Skin – Part 3: The Root Causes of Acne

Welcome! This is Part 3 in my series, Holistic Nutrition for Clear Skin and this one is all about the root causes of acne. You can find the other posts in the series here: Part 1 – Initial Thoughts on Acne  Part 2 – The Drawbacks of Conventional Treatments for Acne  Part 4 – Eating […]

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