Blog

Spicing It Up: The Benefits of Adding Ginger and Turmeric To Your Day

I love herbs and spices. In fact I consider them to be my wild card, my secret super power buddies. 🙂 I have always loved them, and have grown them for years (actually herbs are the only plants I seem to be able to grow with some success), and...

Better With Beans – How to Get More Legumes Into Your Life

When you first start eating a whole foods plant-based diet one of the biggest changes you may encounter is finding yourself eating A LOT more legumes (i.e. beans and lentils). In the Standard Canadian Diet legumes are not usually a daily event — case in point, the UN’s declaration...

Finding the Truth: Some tips on assessing nutrition information

Being able to critically assess the information that we come across in the media is, in my opinion, one of the most important skills we can gain in today’s information-flip-flopping world. Certainly one of the areas it can make a lot easier to navigate is making decisions about the...

What IS Healthy Plant-Based Eating?

As long as there have been people who have chosen not to eat animal products, there have been misconceptions about plant-based eating. Some of the common questions a vegan or plant-based eater might get include: but, where do you get your protein? how do you get calcium without drinking...

In 2017 Power Up Your Ethics AND Your Health – A Pre-Screening of Eating You Alive

This story appeared in the January 2017 issue of Powell River Living Magazine. We hope to encourage people to attend the pre-screening event of the incredible documentary Eating You Alive through these inspiring local stories! Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/239766856464311/ When Dave Kuntsi went to see his family doctor in October...