Spice it up

Let’s add some spice and why am I craving this? I hope you enjoyed our Italian farmer and his passion for growing food full of vitality. And I will continue on a culinary journey with you for the next while to add some flavour to our lives. Let’s explore some herbs and spices, what their cravings may mean and how to use them in simple … Continue reading Spice it up »

I travelled to Italy for you to meet this nice man

Is it a philosophy ? Or should we have more of this kind of farming. I did a little travelling since we spoke last . Went to Italy with one of my aromatherapy suppliers and one day we went on a field trip to a distillery and Demeter farm in the Piemont region. Meet Marco Marco Video 1 and Marco Video 2,second generation owner who produces essential oils using … Continue reading I travelled to Italy for you to meet this nice man »

Demeter Farming: Let’s look at farming….. says a non farmer

But wait. This is really interesting. Biodynamic farming and what it means….. What would these farmers say about the state of farming today compared to 1924? Some still live I guess. I’d love to ask them. Oh, sorry. Which farmers am I talking about? CLICK HERE and watch my little intro video. Then come back here. Great. You’re back! Those farmers at that time felt … Continue reading Demeter Farming: Let’s look at farming….. says a non farmer »

Smart Health = Heart Health

How about some practical tips? To create this post I spent a lot of time thinking about what would be most helpful for you with regard to your lovely heart. Our topic was, how do we prevent and/or reverse heart disease. Right? And Dr. Decker Weiss’s message was mostly about getting inflammation out of our body. Keep in mind also, that inflammation is caused by mental … Continue reading Smart Health = Heart Health »

Heart Health Part 2 – I Brought in an Expert for YOU

Some pretty awesome insights and facts you may not have known….. Here we are, Part 2 of our heart health series. In the previous post we took a quiz and learned how to find our current state of health, at least I hope we did? 🙂 This week we are going to find out some truly fascinating facts about Cardiovascular Disease, cholesterol and statin drugs. About inflammation and … Continue reading Heart Health Part 2 – I Brought in an Expert for YOU »

For a tastier life…

Doesn’t time just fly by? I hope you enjoyed our Italian farmer and his passion for growing food full of vitality. And I will continue on a culinary journey with you for the next while to add some flavour to our lives. Let’s explore some herbs and spices, what their cravings may mean and how to use them in simple but tasty ways. What made … Continue reading For a tastier life… »

Heavy Metal Detox Rocks!

Today is all about Heavy Metal…. like what? Not so much of the musical kind (well some of that too). Instead about some of the heavy metals that can get lodged in our body tissues. Not so cool. Click to find out what my dentist Nik had to say about some METALs. And after that….Rock on!  For all the metal nerds, here is one of my favourite tunes. Got … Continue reading Heavy Metal Detox Rocks! »

God I feel ugh…! What will I do?

The Healthiest Food Can Poison Us When… … the digestion system is not working at its best. This large and complex system is like the engine of a machine. Every time we eat, just think of how many operations and processes your digestive system is preforming at the same time. How many organs are involved? What are they doing exactly? What other substances are required to perform at … Continue reading God I feel ugh…! What will I do? »

Mastication – Digestion

Mastication simply means Chewing and is the first part of the digestive process. The more we chew and grind down our food, the easier it is for the rest of the system to break it down, absorb nutrients and eliminate waste. You have an enzyme in your saliva called Amylase. This enzyme begins the carbohydrate digestion. Again, the longer you give yourself to grind down your food … Continue reading Mastication – Digestion »