VIDEO: Exciting New Healthy Food & Drink @CHFA East

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VIDEO: How to Make Almond Nut Milk at Home

Making your own nut milk at home is so simple that it almost does not require a recipe. If you would like to see it done, check out the short video above! You can use almost any nut, seed or a combination. Brazil nut mixed with almond is a favourite of mine. Sesame seed milk is packed with calcium, so …

My Pain Liniment – All Natural Spray Relief

At a serendipitous time (my feet were killing me) I discovered this unique new spray product, MyPain Liniment, at the 2016 CHFA East trade show for health products.  The small glass bottle contains mainly DMSO and peppermint oil.

New Products from CHFA East!

Every fall, I look forward to discovering new and exciting health products at the Canadian Health Food Association, CHFA East conference and trade show. In the photo you can see some of my faves! I somehow missed featuring the shampoo on the tray above in my upcoming videos and wanted to mention it. A natural shampoo without harmful chemicals, that …

Easy Cheesy Vegan Broccoli Soup

EAST CHEESY VEGAN BROCCOLI SOUP With cold weather starting to set in, there is nothing nicer than a hot bowl of soup to warm you up! This soup is packed with nutrients. Broccoli contains carotenoids and other antioxidants plus calcium and Vitamin K which are crucial for the health of our bones. If you want to learn more about the …

Bob’s Red Mill for Quality Healthy Pantry Staples at CHFA East

At the recent Canadian Health Food Association East trade show, I serendipitously wandered by just as Bob of Bob’s Red Mill was setting up to sign his book on “Breakfasts”. I soon found myself whisked onto a stool beside Bob for a photo op and to receive a copy of the book. I also snagged a sample of gluten-free muesli, …

Water Fasting for Healing – Plantar Fibromatosis (Ledderhose) Dupuytrens

I feel compelled to issue a warning on this post – it is a long one. For those interested in fasting, who would like to have all the details of an extended water fast, it will be manna from heaven. For those who can’t last longer than a few hours without food, perhaps not your thing, so instead feel free …

Gluten-Free Spaghetti with Oil & Garlic

It may not be the most nutrient-dense recipe on the planet, but sometimes you just need a quick, comforting, delicious meal and this classic pasta dish checks all those boxes! Consider this a treat and enjoy it to the max! Garlic provides lots of proven beneficial nutrients, including sulfur compounds (allicin), selenium, manganese and B6. It is good for iron …

Quick-Start Guide to an Organized, Simplified, Clutter-Free Life

Now that the lazy days of summer have passed, and autumn has arrived, it is time to get serious about getting organized, being productive and accomplishing goals that may have been put on the back burner. September always feels like the beginning of the year to me, a time to start fresh, tackle long-neglected projects and take a hard look at …