Holistic Tips 2018

Full of good intention, resolutions are made to give us focus for the fresh year ahead. We're always looking to better ourselves, and often make resolutions to improve our health, fitness, or relationships.  Mindfulness, and goal setting, help us to manifest what we want to attract in our life. Here are some ideas to help get you ...

Super Breakfast Salad

Overview Simply summer salads make wonderful breakfasts when you've got the right things in there. Feel free to add a soft boiled egg or two.  Ingredients 1 head butter leaf lettuce 1 cup shredded green+purple cabbage 2 rainbow carrots, roughly chopped  1 small cucumber, sliced  lots of sunflower sprouts 2-3 Tbsp guacamole (1 ripe avocado, juice of 1 lime, sea salt to taste+mash ...

Why Nothing Compares to Fresh Air

Getting out into the wilderness, and the life giving, oxygen-rich air of the forrest, is like nothing else. There are so many benefits to playing outdoors, whether it's a walk in the woods, a swim in the lake, or ocean; even just a stroll down the street.    Here's some of my favourite reasons for sweating it out ...

Raspberry Blueberry Coconut Smoothie

Overview When berries are in season, stock up -you won't regret it. All winter you'll have frozen treats to add to your smoothies, Steel-Cut Oats, mix into creamy yogurt, or to make berry compotes for moist, yet hardy Sweet Potato Pancakes. Ingredients 1 cup blueberries 1 cup raspberries 2 cups full-fat coconut milk 2 Medjool dates 1/2 cup shredded coconut  2 Tbsp raw almond butter  1 ...

Fire Cider

Overview This stuff is powerful. All that's required is 1 tsp / day to give immunity a boost, and add a natural anti-fungal, and anti-bacterial to your diet. I suggest taking a break from doing anything every, single day - switch up this cider, with thyme or holy basil tea!  I've adapted the original "Fire Cider" recipe ...

Detoxifying Dandelion Tea

Overview Dandelions  --those "pesky" weeds that grow all over the lawn, are in fact a fantastically detoxifying, liver-lovin' plant.  Ingredients Wild dandelions, including the flower, root + leaves    Note Be sure to harvest from an un-sprayed area. Avoid harvesting weeds close to busy roads and highways.  Preparation Method Carefully harvest the plant with a garden spade, from the root up.  Let dandelions dry ...

Apple Cider Tonic

Overview This super tonic helps to strengthen immunity, improve bowel function + increase energy levels. Ingredients: 2 tbsp *raw apple cider vinegar 16 ounces filtered water *raw honey, to taste 1 - 2 cinnamon sticks Preparation Method: Mix ingredients together in a glass container. Stir before drinking as the “mother” will settle. Sip throughout the day to help maintain a balanced, alkalized pH in ...