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Cookware Contaminants

PFOA also known as C8, in long form is perfluorooctanoic acid. Bottom line…..it’s dangerous! Non-stick cookware (Teflon) is one of the most commonly used household products that gives off this highly toxic chemical when heated. This perfluorooctanoic acid has been linked to many health issues from thyroid to liver inflammation, high cholesterol and lowered immune function.  […]

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Matcha Green Tea

This post about Matcha Green Tea was posted by me back in November of 2011.  I have decided to post it again because I am now adding this amazing powerful powder to my smoothies every morning.  I can honestly say that it energizes me.  I know this.  I feel it and I like it.  So […]

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Superfoods

I’m into this SUPERFOOD lifestyle. I love my superfoods.  There isn’t a week that goes by that I don’t include my favorite superfoods in my daily nutritional intake. Goji Berries contain 18 amino acids, 21 trace minerals, Vitamin A, B-complex, C and E and are loaded with antioxidants to fight off free radicals.  So start […]

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8 Things I’m into at the moment!

1.  Living Libations:  Nadine Armetis has it going on at Living Libations.  Her pure essential oils, body products, tooth products etc. are pure, pure, pure.  I enjoy using many of her great products daily.  I wouldn’t use anything else.  I am at peace knowing that what I am putting on my skin, hair and on my […]

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A Great Find I Need to Share!

As most of you are aware my hubby and I gave up alcohol 5 years ago.  It was the greatest thing we ever did for our health and wellness.  We are definitely healthier, happier and have a greater peace of mind because of that lifestyle change. My hubby was looking for a replacement for that […]

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GHEE….the very essence of butter.

Ghee is the most delicious pure butterfat. Now I know…you may be thinking I am vegan….why would I be writing about Ghee.  Well, I must confess that I do indulge in Ghee once in a while because it is so good for me.  And sometimes you just feel like indulging.  Especially when I have a […]

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Apple Cider Vinegar

Gone are the days of “white” vinegar in our household.  Our “go to” vinegar for culinary and many other uses is “APPLE CIDER VINEGAR”.  I’m sure you have heard of it or have noticed it on the shelf of your favorite grocery store…. but have you tried it? Apple Cider Vinegar is gaining popularity, not […]

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Juicing

Juicing is a great way to make certain you are getting your daily servings of veggies and fruit.  It is a great way to have a liquid meal that nourishes your body with enzymes, vitamins and minerals while at the same time, giving your digestive system a rest.    Juice fasting is a great way to cleanse […]

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Honey

Everybody loves the taste of honey…. That golden nectar made for us by the amazing honey bee. My favorite is MANUKA HONEY FROM NEW ZEALAND.  It is a bit more expensive than regular local honeys but this magnificent honey is worth it’s weight in gold.  Not only does it taste wonderful, it has so many health benefits.  If you […]

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Avocados

Avocados are amazing little gems.   They are actually fruit.  Most of us would consider them a vegetable.   They are high in protein, vitamin E, potassium, fiber, and healthy fats.  The avocado fats are monounsaturated fats, cholesterol free,  similar to the goodness of olive oil and nuts.  This fat is called oleic acid. In North America we mostly […]

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