Little People, Big Eaters

How do we get our kids to love food and be healthy eaters for life? That’s one of my personal missions and part of raising healthy, happy & hearty kids. I recently spoke at Food Revolution Barrie about kids and nutrition. Here is the presentation I did. I’d love to hear what your biggest health […]

Are Low Iron Levels Sabotaging Your Thyroid Hormones?

Iron Basics Low iron is one of the most common things I see in women who walk through my door. It’s also one of the most common tests we run and we do this by looking at ferritin levels (a measure of iron stores in your body). The normal reference range for ferritin is anywhere […]

Ten salad recipes to try

Lettuce is so easy to grow, and it will produce all summer long.  It’s easy to get bored of salad if you don’t change it up.  Here are ten tasty salad recipes that we found to use it all up! Spinach salad with almonds and cranberries (I would use honey to roast the almonds or buy […]

Getting kids to eat veggies

We have become quite removed from our food chain in today’s world.  Drive-thru windows, convenience foods, and ready-made meals make it easy to forget where our food comes from. It’s also easy to forget what fresh food tastes like.  Fresh as is as nature intended.  Farmer’s markets are making a comeback as is the eating local movement. […]

Yummy Vegan Alfredo Sauce

I found this easy and very quick pasta sauce that you can make in 5 minutes. It’s dairy and gluten-free so it’s great for the Elimination Diet. My whole family loves it! Here is a picture of last night’s dinner. INGREDIENTS [YIELDS 12 OZ. SAUCE] 1 c. coconut milk [the canned kind] 1/2 c. nutritional […]

Yummy Parsnip Chips

I bought a few too many parsnips last week so I decided to try out some parsnip chips knowing I really like kale chips. I used my new fancy vegetable peeler I got from a Pampered Chef party. It easily peels off thin layers perfect for chips. They were really good! They had a nice, […]