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...

Component Meals: Making Healthy Plant-Based Eating EASY

When people are getting started with plant-based eating, it can feel overwhelming. This is especially true for people who have been cooking a certain way for many years, and who are now faced with making new types of meals as a matter of health. But it doesn’t have to...