Watermelon Slushie (Healthy and Naturally Sweetened)

This Watermelon Slushie with mint and lime is an incredibly easy recipe that is perfect for when you want a sweet treat on a hot day, or if you want to make a delicious drink to entertain guests. It’s also an amazing substitute for sugary slushies that kids typically crave. They’ll love the sweetness of…

Vegan Peach Blueberry Crisp

Summer is slowly and steadily winding down. While others are preparing for the hustle and bustle of September, I’m squeezing out ever last drop of summer. That also means taking advantage of delicious seasonal stone fruits. The season for plums, peaches, and nectarines is just way too short! If you’re in the mood for a…

Naturally Sweetened Peach Iced Tea

One of the things I love dearly about Summer is local produce. In Southern Ontario, we are so blessed with the bounty of local, fresh, incredibly delicious produce. Especially fruits like strawberries, plums, apricots, pears, grapes, and peaches! Peaches are one of my favourite fruits. I love peach flavoured anything to be honest. In July…

Lavender Lemonade (Naturally Sweetened)

I’ve been experimenting with culinary lavender lately, and I absolutely love it! Lavender adds a really lovely floral taste to foods. It’s really great in sweet recipes, like this Lavender Lemonade, but it’s also great in savory recipes, which I plan to experiment with this fall. For now, I bring you another delicious summer recipe…

Vegan S’more Ice Cream

My book We All Scream For (Vegan) Ice Cream is officially available and I’m beyond thrilled! 40 vegan ice cream recipes that are dairy free, egg free, gluten free, oil free, cholesterol free, and artificial sweetener free. The base of all of the ice creams is nut free, so aside from using nuts as mix-ins…

Maple Pecan Ice Cream (Vegan + GF)

I’m so excited to bring you all a collection of my best ever Vegan Ice Cream recipes! This is one of my favourites from my new book, We All Scream For (Vegan) Ice Cream! All of the recipes are gluten free, vegan, and made of only natural ingredients. They are also all very easy to…

Natural Beauty And Body Care Products

A personal care product survey conducted by the Environmental Working Group on 2300 people revealed that the average adult uses 9 personal care products exposing themselves to 126 chemical ingredients daily. More than a quarter of the women surveyed reported that they used at least 15 products daily, so chemical exposure is much higher for…

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

This Chocolate Mousse is the REAL DEAL. Once again aquafaba works it’s magic and creates a chocolate mousse with real bubbles! Enjoy this easy to make recipe! Makes 2 large or 4 small servings Ingredients: 1 cup dark chocolate (minimum 70% cocoa) 3/4 cup aquafaba (the water from a chickpea can, you’ll need about 2…

Essential Oils For Women’s Health

Essential Oils are absoloutely fabulous for so many different purposes. Aside from smelling incredible, different essential oils have various different properties that can target different health conditions. While there are many tools that are very important for balancing hormones, and diet and supplementation are absolutely critical, essential oils can be that extra boost to add…

Easy Granola (Gluten Free + Vegan)

This is a basic, super quick granola recipe. You can add any flavours you like to make it your own! Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats (certified gluten free if needed) 1 1/2 cups mixed nuts/seeds, roughly chopped into small pieces (I used hazelnuts, walnuts, almonds, and hemp seeds) 1/2 cup shredded coconut 2 tsp cinnamon…

Lotus Liners Reusable Pads & Link To Order Your Free Sample!

I teamed up with Lotus Liners, a fabulous Canadian company that manufactures reusable menstrual pads, to offer a free sample of their Lotus Liners! They’re beautifully made, incredibly functional, and easy to use! I recently wrote a product review for Lotus Liners which you can check out here! I interviewed Lotus Liners to provide you all…

Product Review: Reusable Pads – Lunapad vs Lotus Liners

I recently went to one of my favourite events, the annual Canadian Health Food Association trade show in Toronto. I met so many great people and learned about new companies and products. I was given reusable menstrual pads from 2 different Canadian companies, Lotus Liners and Lunapads. I decided I wanted to try out each…

How To Reduce Rosacea Naturally

What Is Rosacea? Acne rosacea or Rosacea is a chronic, rose-coloured eruption on the face. It is usually localized in the middle of the face, including the nose. In some people it can occur on the neck, chest, scalp, and ears. Many people experience flare-ups and remissions of their rosacea. Acne and bumps can also…

The Dangers Of Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners are becoming more and more common in everyday foods. They’re often hidden in foods that we wouldn’t think to have sugar in them. They are advertised as being healthy because they are low or zero calorie options, however they have many side affects and very few studies have been done to prove their…

Combating Acne With Zinc

Zinc, an often overlooked mineral, is critical for many important functions in the body. Zinc deficiency is common among males and females and is critical for normal growth and development, the maintenance of body tissues, immunity, detox, and more. It is critical for wound healing and the maintenance of healthy skin. Zinc is often overlooked…

Lemon Blueberry Iced Tea

Ingredients: 2 litres pure filtered water 3 organic black tea bags 1 large lemon 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp maple syrup frozen blueberries   Directions: Boil 1 litre of water. Place the tea bags in a large glass pitcher. Pour the boiled water over the tea bags and let steep for at least 30 minutes….

Are there toxins in feminine hygiene products?

Many of us these days are becoming more conscious of what we put in our bodies. The importance of natural and organic foods is becoming more commonly known. These days almost every grocery store carries some variety of organic foods and natural products. But what about natural and organic feminine hygiene products? The skin is…