Veggie Spotlight: Mushrooms

Fungi are in a class of their own. Different from animals, bacteria and plants, fungus can be found as mold, yeast & more familiarly: mushrooms. It’s an understatement to say that we don’t generally make an effort to incorporate a whole lot of fungus into our daily lives- and we have to be careful about…

What The Heck is Ayurveda?

Ayurveda is a system of medicine rooted in the same principles of yoga, both stemming from the Hindu culture and practices. While the exact origins are up for debate it is known that the practice of ayurveda evolved from the Vedas, (the sanskrit word for ‘wisdom’) a collection of ancient texts written in vedic sanskrit…

Help Me Keep My New Years Resolution in 2015!

Beginning a new year is an ideal opportunity to embrace change, move in a positive direction & refocus your personal goals. While I do encourage you to eat more veggies, drink more water, spend more time outside, quit smoking, limit your alcohol intake, try meditation, exercise regularly and not forget to breathe, trying to incorporate…

Veggie Spotlight: Cucumbers

Including cucumbers as a part of your regular diet can help improve your health by providing a number of nutrients often deficient in a North American diet. Cucumbers contain vitamins K, C & B vitamins as well as manganese, copper, potassium and several polyphenol that may help to reduce your risk of developing serious disease.…