Sugar Talk and More - An Exciting Online Radio Program!

Sugar Talk and More – An Exciting Online Radio Program!

Over the past six months, I  had the exciting opportunity to team up with Tenacious Living Online Radio to be one of their Radio Show Hosts! It has been an absolutely terrific experience to  host a weekly health and wellness program called Sugar Talk and More! I invite you, your friends, your relatives and your colleagues to listen, at your convenience, …read more

Refreshing Cucumber Water with Lemon & Mint

Refreshing Cucumber Water with Lemon & Mint

I love to flavor pure water with healthy fruits and vegetables! It is a great, refreshing way to add some zing to an ordinary beverage! You can make your own healthy creations by using combinations of lemon, ginger, cucumber, mint, fennel or raspberry. This recipe has plenty of health benefits. The cucumber is very hydrating …read more

Cucumber - Very Cool Nutrition!

Cucumber – Very Cool Nutrition!

I have always liked cucumbers for their interesting flavor and cool, crunchiness. Recently I became curious about how much nutritional benefit we get from cucumbers, and when I did the research – I was really amazed! This is one veggie that you’ll want to add to your shopping list every time! Cucumbers are often taken …read more

Quick & Easy Veggie Frittata

Quick & Easy Veggie Frittata

                A frittata is essentially a quiche without a crust, and it can be made without dairy products. Quick and Easy Veggie Frittata can be varied by changing up the veggie ingredients or by adding spices to suit your tastes. This recipe came from The Egg Farmers of …read more

12 Great Reasons to Eat Watermelon

12 Great Reasons to Eat Watermelon

Watermelon is well known for being aptly named – indeed it is a cooling and hydrating fruit in the heat of summer! Because it contains up to 92% water, it definitely has more moisture than other members of the same melon family such as squash, pumpkin and cantaloupe. But there has been some debate about …read more

Watermelon and Cucumber Salad

Watermelon and Cucumber Salad

Here is an unusual and refreshing salad. It is colorful, delicious, very healthy, and makes a great addition to any summer or early fall meal. Enjoy! Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking time: none Refrigeration time: 1 hour, if desired Servings: 6 to 8   Ingredients: 1 small seedless watermelon, or ½ of a large watermelon …read more

Easy Chia Porridge

Easy Chia Porridge

This easy, gluten free and dairy free Chia Porridge provides a filling breakfast, which contains protein and fiber. Adding fresh berries gives it an even bigger nutritional punch with vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants! Chia seeds are a nutrient dense, protein and fiber rich whole food that is easily utilized by the body. Buckwheat is a …read more

Manage Stress to Enhance Your Health

Manage Stress to Enhance Your Health

  In our fast paced society, everyone seems to be dealing with major amounts stress, both healthy stress that can provide motivation, and unhealthy stress that can cause damage. The unhealthy or negative form of stress can affect us in various ways – it can impact us physically, mentally, and/or emotionally, which makes it an …read more

Easy Pulled Beef

Easy Pulled Beef

This is a great recipe that is made ahead in a slow cooker. It can be served with a quinoa salad and a vegetable, and it works well for backyard Bar-b-q gatherings. Or if you are in Calgary, it’s a good way to serve up beef at your next western stampede-style party. The beef is …read more

Keeping Your Body Healthy, Happy and Hydrated

Keeping Your Body Healthy, Happy and Hydrated

Written by Chrysta Lewis, Guest Blogger and Owner of Scarlet Edge Beauty When it comes to health, how often do you think of pedicures and manicures? If you’re among the majority, it’s not too often. One of my missions is to break the stereotype of esthetics being just for “pampering” and help you understand that it’s about …read more