Rutabaga Stew

Often overlooked, rutabagas are a delicious and versatile root vegetable. Let’s be honest, there is so much to love about them! Anything a potato can do, a rutabaga can do better – we’re talking fries, we’re talking mashed, we’re talking roasted! This rutabaga stew is candida diet friendly, nightshade free, vegan and gluten free. It’sContinue reading “Rutabaga Stew”

What Is Holistic Nutrition?

Imagine being able to take back control of how you feel every day, both physically and emotionally. Sounds pretty good, right? This may sound unrealistic but nourishing your body with what it needs to function can be life changing! Holistic nutrition consists of 3 main pillars; mind, body and spirit. It also looks at allContinue reading “What Is Holistic Nutrition?”

What To Drink If You’re Ditching Caffeine

Raise your hand if you start your day with a coffee. Does the promise of your first coffee of the day get you out of bed? Does the smell of coffee excite you? Are you moody when you don’t have some? Join the club! As wonderful as coffee is, there are some downsides. Coffee canContinue reading “What To Drink If You’re Ditching Caffeine”

Cranberry Breakfast Smoothie

This smoothie is a great way to start your day. It is filling, delicious and full of nutrients to nourish your body and give you energy. What else can you ask for? To add in a punch of green to your breakfast, the recipe calls for spinach but you could use kale – or ifContinue reading “Cranberry Breakfast Smoothie”

The Importance of Iron

Feeling tired? Or maybe experiencing cold hands and feet? Believe it or not, those symptoms could actually be related to your Iron levels! Iron is an important mineral that helps your body make hemoglobin (which helps transport oxygen throughout your body). Pretty vital, right? In addition to assisting with the production of hemoglobin, Iron alsoContinue reading “The Importance of Iron”

Got Calcium?

When you think about calcium, the first thing that pops to mind is probably “milk” (possibly even the “Got Milk” campaign with celebrity milk mustaches) – after that, one usually connects calcium to strong bones. Of course milk is a source of calcium and it does indeed help build strong bones and teeth – butContinue reading “Got Calcium?”


Magnesium is a super mineral that is involved in a variety of body functions. It helps build bones, maintain a healthy immune system, as well as heart health. Trouble sleeping? Magnesium. Constipation? Magnesium. Stress and anxiety? Magnesium! Unfortunately, magnesium deficiency is seldom tested for, so it can be common – in fact, craving dark chocolateContinue reading “Magnesium”

All You Need to Know About Vitamin E

Off the top of your head, how much information can you recite about Vitamin E? If a couple of tumbleweeds have just passed by, saddle up partner – it’s time to learn about this vitamin! For starters, it’s a powerful antioxidant, which helps protect your cells from free radical damage. It is also fat soluble,Continue reading “All You Need to Know About Vitamin E”