Immune-Essence™ with Turkey Tail and Turmeric: A Fall Essential

    Immune-Essence™ with Turkey Tail and Turmeric: A Fall Essential

    Immune-Essence™ with Turkey Tail and Turmeric: A Fall Essential When you hear the words “turkey tail,” it’s natural to think of the plume of feathers on November’s bird of honor. But Turkey Tail, so named because of its similarity to the real thing, is a mushroom with immune-boosting powers.* And in the fall, when everyone from your little ones to your seatmate on the bus seems to be a walking cootie factory, that’s something we could all use. Whic... Continue Reading

    Tropical Mint Green Smoothie

    Tropical Mint Green Smoothie

    Tropical Mint Green Smoothie Recipe and image courtesy of Lindsay Young, @eatyoungnutrition Makes: 2 x 10oz servings Time: 5 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup frozen mango ½ cup frozen banana ½ an avocado (or ½ cup plain yoghurt) 1 cup filtered water 1 ½ tbsp Flora Beyond Greens Powder 1 tbsp aloe vera juice 2 tsp Udo’s Oil 2 tsp chia seeds ½ tsp peppermint extract Method:  Add all ingredients to a high-speed blender, blend on high until smooth and creamy. Continue Reading

    Health Benefits of Taking a Probiotic Daily

    Health Benefits of Taking a Probiotic Daily

    Health Benefits of Taking a Probiotic Daily As previously posted on onbetterliving.com It’s wild to think about, but each of our guts are home to about 100 trillion microbes, that includes about 1000 strains of bacteria, that can weigh up to  5 pounds (1).  While the word “bacteria '' doesn't necessarily drum up warm and cozy feelings, most of these invisible critters are there to help us. In fact researchers are learning just how critical this in... Continue Reading

    Organic MCT Oil

    Organic MCT Oil

    MCT oil is extremely popular for its fat-burning qualities and easy digestibility. Many people are attracted to MCT oil’s ability to support their fitness goals through improved weight management and exercise performance. Everyone can take advantage of its benefits for the heart and brain.* What is MCT Oil? MCTs are “better for you” fats, specifically MCFAs (medium-chain fatty acids), aka MCTs (medium-chain triglycerides). MCTs come in four le... Continue Reading

    Ayurveda, the science of life, part 2 of 2

    Ayurveda, the science of life, part 2 of 2

    Ayurvedic medicine is a holistic wellness system practiced in India for over 5000 years. Some favorite Ayurvedic principals include: • Know and embrace your essence and constitution • What heals, also prevents • Live in tune with nature • Connect with your body through exercise • Purify and cleanse • Think right, sleep well • Herbs work more powerfully in synergy. Sustaining balance in one’s energy, personality, and physical body is consi... Continue Reading

    Finally, a truly comprehensive, vegan, liquid bone health formula!

    Finally, a truly comprehensive, vegan, liquid bone health formula!

    Finally, a truly comprehensive, vegan, liquid bone health formula! At least 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men are expected to suffer a bone fracture at some point in their lives. This is a sobering fact compounded by the fact that by age 40, our bone building years are largely behind us and a slow, gradual decline is on the horizon. Fortunately, we can be proactive with diet, supplements, and exercise to mineralize and build bone density while we can and... Continue Reading

    Keto Pecan Pumpkin Muffins With MCT Cream Cheese Glaze

    Keto Pecan Pumpkin Muffins With MCT Cream Cheese Glaze

    Keto Pecan Pumpkin Muffins With MCT Cream Cheese Glaze Recipe and photo: @onbetterliving  If you’re looking for a delicious, keto-friendly and low-carb pumpkin spiced flavor treat to get you through the fall and winter, then try these Keto Pecan Pumpkin Muffins With MCT Cream Cheese Glaze! The MCT oil in the glaze will help give you a healthy boost of energy and keep you satiated between meals. Only 4 net carbs per serving! Servings: 12 muffins Pre... Continue Reading

    The Health Benefits of Iron and Ferritin+

    The Health Benefits of Iron and Ferritin+

    This post was originally posted by Better Living. None of the information presented is intended to cure, treat, or prevent any disease. It’s believed about 5% of Canadians 3 to 79 (8% of females) are deficient in iron. So, if you’ve been feeling extra fatigued lately, there’s a chance low iron may be to blame. While the body is able to store about 1 to 3 years worth of iron, it’s really easy for your stores to run low. Why? Not only is iron a noto... Continue Reading

    Simple Salad with Udo’s Oil

    Simple Salad with Udo’s Oil

    Simple Salad with Udo’s Oil Recipe and image courtesy of Lindsay Young, @eatyoungnutrition Time: 5 minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients: Dressing (makes extra) ¼ cup Udo’s Oil 2 tbsp juice from sauerkraut ¼ tsp lemon zest Lots of fresh cracked pepper Sea salt, to taste Salad 3 cups fresh mixed greens 4 tbsp sauerkraut 100 g smoked salmon 2 tbsp hemp hearts   Method: Add all salad dressing ingredients in a small jar. Close the lid and shake thoroughly unt... Continue Reading

    Skin Health Tips for Fall and Winter

    Skin Health Tips for Fall and Winter

    Skin Health Tips for Fall and Winter What do you love most about fall? Walking in the crisp air, carving pumpkins, and tasting the first bite of a sweet, juicy apple probably top your list. Dry, cracked skin? Yeah, not so much.  But just as the leaves are turning red and drying out, your skin is doing the same. And it only gets worse in the winter.   Challenge #1: Dryness Colder temperatures outside and parched, heated air inside can really do a nu... Continue Reading

    Grain Free Blueberry Crisp

    Grain Free Blueberry Crisp

    Grain Free Blueberry Crisp Recipe and image courtesy of Lindsay Young, @eatyoungnutrition Time: 40 minutes Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: 2 ½ cups blueberries Juice of half a lemon (2 tbsp) 3 tbsp coconut sugar 2 tbsp Elderberry Crystals 2 tsp cinnamon 2 tsp grated fresh ginger 1 ½ cup almond flour or almond meal 2/3 cup brown sugar ½ cup hemp hearts ½ cup sliced almonds Pinch of sea salt 1/3 cup melted unsalted butter or ghee   Method: Preheat oven to 3... Continue Reading

    Too Early to Be Thinking About Elderberry? Nope.

    Too Early to Be Thinking About Elderberry? Nope.

    Too Early to Be Thinking About Elderberry? Nope. Congratulations parents, you finished your back-to-school shopping and shipped your kiddos back to in-person learning. Or if you don’t have kids at home, maybe you bought yourself a pair of cute new winter boots when they went on sale. But while you were stocking up on notebooks, number two pencils, sweaters, and corduroys, did you happen to pick up any elderberry? Elderberry? Already? It’s not even ... Continue Reading