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. Check out Part 1 – Initial Thoughts on Acne and Part 2 – The Drawbacks of Conventional Treatments for Acne here. In this post, we’re trying to understand what actually causes acne. I’m taking you on an in-depth journey to help you understand the health factors […]

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Holistic Nutrition for Clear Skin – Part 1: Initial Thoughts About Acne

Okay! Acne! Let’s talk. This post is part of a bigger series, one that I’ve wanted to write for quite some time. And that’s because…well, with acne, there’s a lot to say and a lot to learn and it’s important information to put out into the world so I wanted to do it carefully and with some […]

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Coconut Protein Bars with Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt (gf, paleo)

Let’s talk about chocolate and coconut…. I enjoy but rarely make ‘macaroon-type’ things – you know, stuff with shredded coconut. I don’t know why, but my first instinct would probably be to make my collagen cookie dough protein bites for the eighty-billionth time (they’re just so tasty!). Having made these delicious coconut protein bars, though, I […]

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