What Chinese Medicine Taught Me About Seasonal Eating

The days are becoming shorter, the morning commute to work is darker, and I’m quite sure we all already feel that shift into a slower pace from our longer and more active summer days. I was having brunch with a couple of girlfriends the other day, we were talking about reorganizing our homes, doing a little fall cleaning, it sounded …

7 Natural Cold & Flu Remedies Your Grandma Never Shared With You

Isn’t it funny how timing works out,  As I’d  been putting this blog post together, wouldn’t you know it, I come down with a cold late last week! Achy, mega mucus, sinus pressure and a hacking cough. When it comes to the cold and flu season, I feel we already know about the benefits of vitamin C, vitamin D, probiotics, elderberry …

How To Boost Iron Intake With Plant-Based Foods.

Iron – What is it and why do we need it? Iron is an essential mineral our bodies need for production of red blood cells. Iron helps to transport oxygen from the lungs through the entire body. If you are low in iron, you may find you are feeling exhausted, get winded going up the stairs or fatigued all the …

Natural Remedies for Eczema

I know many of you suffer from Eczema (or dermatitis). I often get questions about the best creams, what to do to take the itch away, it’s gotten to the point with some people that they are on their last hope and so over trying to battle with their body, it can be very frustrating. I have seen people with …

4 Super Simple Winter Skin Tips, Get Radiant!

This one is quick and easy for you busy ladies out there… If your skin is feeling dull, dry and flaky you may want to consider these options to give you and your skin a little pick me up! 1. A Face Mask: A mask 1-2 times a week is amazing for exfoliating the skin. Sloughing off those dead skin …

6 Natural Remedies to Help Beat that Cold or Flu

The dreaded cold and flu season. You’ve tried to prevent it, taken supplements, vitamins, herbs, you ate well, maybe slept pretty well, and It still got you! Now, what? Here are a few suggestions that may help ease and speed up your healing process. 1. Rest – Yes! REST, if you’re tired, rest! Bundle up in bed with a book …

5 Coffee Free Ways To Boost Energy

    I don’t know about you, but I LOVE COFFEE! Too much sometimes. Coffee for many people (including myself) is the only reason to get up in the morning. It’s something to look forward to when the alarm goes off, the taste and soothing aroma of your freshly ground, locally roasted, organic, fair trade beans. How lovely is the …

3 Simple Immunity Boosters For You!

So, I think we all know about getting enough rest, eating well, drinking water and getting regular exercise. So, we will leave that one for now since you are already practicing those on the daily 😉  I’m going to give you another set of tips to consider, you may have heard of a few of these little tidbits, maybe not. …

5 Practices For A Better Quality Sleep

Better sleep, yes it’s true… While you may not be able to get more hours of sleep. I’m sure these tips will reward you with a better quality sleep. Sleep is your restorative time, time to regenerate and heal. I have struggled with poor sleep for a very long time. I silently curse the clients I meet with who say, …