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Blackcurrant Banana Smoothie

This refreshing and tangy Blackcurrant Banana Smoothie is a great way to start your day or to nourish your body after a work-out. Blackcurrants are true super foods that boast similar health benefits to Brazilian Acai berries. The great part about blackcurrants is that they are locally grown and are easy to find for most of summer. Blackcurrants, like acai berries, are very rich in vitamin C and particularly high in anthocyanins, the purple-black pigment hat colors the skin of the blackcurrant. These potent antioxidants support cardiovascular health, help fight inflammation and speed up muscle recovery. Read More

Killer Green Smoothie

This Killer Green Smoothie is a great way to eat your veg and enjoy all the benefits of immune-boosting greens. Greens like spinach and spirulina are rich in minerals and chlorophyll, which aid detoxification and help reduce inflammation. This is especially important if you are an athlete or have a daily yoga practice as it will help speed up the recovery of your body’s tissues. Spinach is also a great source of protein, which is an essential building block for your body to renew itself after a work-outRead More

Ginger Honey Veggie Bowl

This Ginger Honey Veggie Bowl is simply a bowl of goodness. It’s pure and simple food that feeds your heart and soul. It’s what I crave coming home after a long, busy day. It makes me happy and helps me to restore my balance. Often when we feel tired, we crave the bad stuff, foods high in salt, fat or sugar. Junk food might give you a momentary high when you’re feeling low, but it depletes your body. As it places a huge burden on your digestion, it takes away energy. Energy you need to heal. This Ginger Honey Veggie Bowl nourishes your body so your body can devote its time to healing. Read More

10 Reasons To Get a Flu Shot

I was on the phone with a friend the other day, who asked me what my thoughts were on her getting a flu shot. She has two kids at home and she just keeps on getting sick. And she’s sick and tired of it. Knowing that I am a health coach with a passion for nutrition and natural healing, she asked my honest opinion on the matter. She had heard all these conflicting stories in the media on flu shots, so this is what she asked: “Should I get a flu shot?”. Read my answer here. Read More

Kumquat Cough Remedy

If you have a sore throat or a nagging cough, this Kumquat Cough Remedy will give you quick relief. According to traditional Chinese medicine, kumquat helps eliminate phlegm and can alleviate your cold symptoms. This is my version of a cough and sore throat remedy. I like the freshness of the raw juice but if you’re feeling quite sick, I recommend trying fresh kumquat tea with raw honey instead to help soothe your sore throat.Read More

White Lightning Juice

This White Lighting Juice with white turmeric, honey, lemon and coconut water derives its name from its effect on your taste buds. They will light up in new and surprising ways. A big part of is due to the type of turmeric I have used in this juice. My friend recently told me about white turmeric which I have wanted to buy forever but had never been able to find. She gave me some yesterday and here’s the result, a juice that will literally light up your taste buds. White turmeric has a lighter, whiter flesh than yellow turmeric, but its flavor is more pronounced and in my opinion more delicate. Read More