Veggie Spotlight: Ginger!

While not exactly a vegetable, ginger is a widely underused yet widely available root with endless culinary applications. Ginger ale, beer & wine, ginger tea, pickled ginger (for sushi!), gingerbread cookies, candied ginger and simply as a spice in smoothies, curries, stirfries or other cooking are some of the most common places we see this…

Regan Mercure

Regan is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and completed her schooling from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. She teaches yoga throughout Prince George and is a Master’s student at UNBC. She became passionate about holistic health while dealing with her own food allergies and sensitivities. She believes health is a journey toward balance in the…

An Eco-Conscious Halloween

It seems this is one of those holidays that is easily rife with discardable, themed, single use items. Children easily grow out of Halloween costumes by the next year, and they’re not generally keen on visiting the neighbours with 2013’s character du jour. But it’s everything else that goes along with the late October activities…

Aromatherapy

The scent of Autumn is in the air.   Quick! What is the first thing that came to mind in that statement? What does this season upon us smell like to you? A crisp fall morning walk through the leaves? Grandmas baking? Pumpkin spice lattes? The associations we make in our brains with certain smells…