Cucumber Blueberry Salad

We all need a quick, simple and refreshing light meal every now and then. This salad, featuring fresh blueberries and crisp cucumber chunks with feta cheese, arugula and a lime vinaigrette, fits the bill for a quick healthy dish on a hot summer's night! Read More

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Summer is All About the Fire Element!

We experience the FIRE element most fully in the season of summer, the time when young energy that arose in the spring expands to its maximum potential. We, who are part of Nature just as surely as all that surrounds us, can enhance our own health by understanding the special functions of the hottest of all the seasons. Through this awareness we can help balance our own Fire energy. Read More

Hot vs Cold ... A heated debate!

Long debated in western medicine, the question of the best way of treating muscle and other soft tissue damage has been, well, hotly debated. And Acupuncturists are needling into the discussion ... In this article, an Acupuncturist discusses the issue from the perspective of traditional Chinese medicine and points out that cold may be most efficacious for short term pain relief, but heat may help longer term healing.... Read More

What's Giving Fido a Fit?

My dog is usually happy and calm but, even before I am aware of an impending storm, she is panting and following me with her tail down. Yours too? With the summer storms brewing, we thought you might want to read about alternative means of dealing with Fidos Fits! Read More

Vacation in the Sun Coming? Get Your Skin Prepped!

A sun-drenched beach may be in your future but make sure the only lasting effects are in pictures. Here are a few things to keep in mind to prep and protect your skin while in the sun's rays. Read More

Chocolate Avocado Cake

Simple, really heathy and really luscious and only 75 calorie. So you can have dessert! Read More

Eating to Reduce Stress

Chocolate is the "new anti-anxiety drug?" That seems to be what the research is now suggesting. See what other foods help your body not only to combat the deleterious affects of stress but also to maintain a sense of calm and evenness. Not bad for the previously forbidden hunk of chocolate! Read More

Baked Berry Oatmeal

Here is a different on breakfast for a weekend morning. Sweet and warm like pancakes and comes with an added kick of protein and fiber along with other nutrients. It can truly get your morning started! Read More

Kolourful, Kleansing Kale Salad

Colorful and nutrient-filled, this salad is full of anti-oxidants that help lower cholesterol, regulate your blood sugar, and are said to prevent disease. It is as beautiful as it is healthy! Read More

Hey! Irish Soda Bread With a Healthy Twist

Incorporated sprouted grain flours into traditional recipes reduces the glycemic index and amps up the fiber and bio-available nutrients of the original grains. Best part of it? None of the flavor or soul-satisfying texture is lost! Give it a try, Read More

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