The Magic of Homemade Soup

The Magic of Homemade Soup

Homemade soups can be magical, healing, comforting foods for us, especially homemade chicken noodle soup. Anytime someone is under the weather, feeling chilled to the bone or needing some form of comfort (physical or perhaps emotional) – homemade broth based soup can do the trick! That is the legacy our Grandmothers left us! Undoubtedly there …read more

The Hidden Nutritional Value of Pumpkin

The Hidden Nutritional Value of Pumpkin

Pumpkins are plentiful every autumn, and they are mostly used for pumpkin pie or for carving Jack-o-Lanterns at Halloween. But there is far more to a pumpkin than meets the eye! Pumpkins have amazing nutritional value! Pumpkin is a member of the cucurbitaceae family of vegetables (although some categorize pumpkins as fruit), which grow on …read more

Hemp Seeds - Big on Nutrition!

Hemp Seeds – Big on Nutrition!

What thought comes to your mind when you think of hemp seeds?  A scene from the sixties, pot-smoking and all, perhaps?  That was my first thought a little over a year ago when I first heard about hemp seeds, and I think that many people have a similar thought.  I finally decided to investigate the …read more

The Amazing Peach

The Amazing Peach

Peaches – a wonderful sweet treat in the middle of summer!  We’ve been enjoying peaches from our neighboring province of B.C. via the local Farmer’s Market – such a blessing!  As I was enjoying a peach at breakfast, I started to wonder what exactly a peach is all about, nutritionally.  I was fairly sure that …read more