Women getting crucial sleep

Why Getting Sleep is Crucial

If you don't get enough sleep, the physical symptoms of dark circles, under eye bags and premature aging are the least of your problems. Most of the…

Vegetable Spring Rolls

Quinoa, Veggie and Avocado Spring Roll

One of my favorite dishes when I used to go out to Asian restaurants was the spring rolls. Since I can’t eat them anymore, here is my take on a…

Man exercising despite chronic pain

Staying Active with Chronic Pain

When you live with chronic pain, exercise is the last thing you want to do. When have been diagnosed with a chronic immune disorder, exercising will…

Buying organic vegetables

Eating Organic on a Budget

If you eat organic, chances are you are paying up to 50% more for your groceries compared to conventionally grown food using synthetic pesticides.…

Coconut cacao nib ice cream

Coconut and Cacao Nib Ice Cream

As summer is coming to an end and the kids are going back to school, we can all still enjoy the warm, sunny days with barbeques and outdoor parties.…

Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic and Apple Cider Vinegar

Cruciferous vegetables have so many health benefits and are rich sources of folate, Vitamins K, C and E as well as fiber. Studies suggest these…

Gluten-free

Beyond a Gluten Free Diet

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, barley and oats (unless they are grown in separate fields). In that case, oats can be considered gluten…

Arugula salad

Arugula and Cashew Cheese Salad

Part of my meal plan is to incorporate as many vegetables in my diet as possible and I love arugula in my salads. Adding pumpkin or sunflower seeds…

Spring berry shake

Bursting Berry Shake

If you are like me and always on the go, making time for a healthy, nutritious meal can be challenging. That is what I love about this shake. Easy to…

Field with flowers

Lyme Disease on the Rise

When the weather is warmer we enjoy more time outdoors and with warm weather comes more exposure to tick bites, which can lead to Lyme Disease. Lyme…

Do You Think You Might Have Lyme Disease?