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We Are Moving to Dominica travel Feb 25, 2015

We will be relocating from Trinidad and Tobago to The Nature Island, also known as the Commonwealth of Dominica, in October 2014.

Due to an overwhelming response to the news, we are completely booked with clients. To accommodate our current clients and international relocation, we will not be...

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Leftover Brown Rice Cookies comfort food desserts & baked goods recipes Feb 25, 2015

There is always a pot of leftover brown rice sitting in my fridge! There are only so many rice and beans that we can eat. Sometimes I totally over estimate the amount I’ll need for dinner, or it just expands so much after I soak it overnight (most nutritional and traditional way of...

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We Bought Our First House - Migrating to The Nature Isle of the Caribbean holistic health & nutrition travel Jan 02, 2015

Yes, you read it correctly. We are moving – again! Originally from a small town in Northern Ontario, Canada, I started my journey and moved to Venezuela. Then my husband Stephan and I came to Trinidad and Tobago. We added our little Skyla to our ship, and now we are off to The Nature Isle...

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Nutrition Starts at the Family Table community connected parenting kids wellness traditional Dec 17, 2014

"Come and get it!" When was the last time your family sat down and enjoyed a meal together?

With extracurricular activities, traffic, conflicting schedules, and working parents, rounding up the troops for a meal can be almost impossible! Despite this reality, experts in nutrition, health,...

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Iron Water - Blackstrap Molasses Drink drinks & smoothies holistic health & nutrition home remedies pregnancy & baby supplements Oct 23, 2014

The greatest plant-based source of iron available is none other than blackstrap molasses. It’s full of minerals and iron – 70% of our daily iron requirement actually! Blackstrap molasses are also known to contain other nutrients including B vitamins, calcium, and folate –...

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My Baby Is Here: A Natural Birth Story connected parenting kids wellness pregnancy & baby Sep 17, 2014

This story is long overdue, but those of you who are mommies know how crazy the first year is with baby...and then it’s quite possible that it just keeps on getting busier?! Those of you who aren’t parents yet, well yes, it’s busy busy busy but ALL worth it. I thought I...

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Homemade Brown Rice Crackers desserts & baked goods kid-friendly recipes snacks Aug 20, 2014

 

These homemade brown rice crackers are really easy to make and super duper delicious. Of course, they are also very nutritious for the entire family. My toddler loves these, and so does daddy! They are great with some homemade hummus, salsa or guacamole. Doubling the batch is definitely...

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10 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Prostate Healthy holistic health & nutrition Jul 16, 2014

Calling all men! Listen up please. Everyone one of you needs to be aware of the following information to ensure you're taking good care of your prostate.

Prostate cancer is the second most frequently diagnosed cancer in the world, and it is a serious health problem in the Caribbean with high...

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Creamy Tomato Soup from Scratch broths & soups comfort food kid-friendly recipes Jun 18, 2014

This Creamy Tomato Soup from scratch is great for the entire family! Tomatoes are full of antioxidants. One of these antioxidants, being lycopene, has been linked to higher functionality with age, as well as an increase in your skins natural sun protection factor!  Tomatoes have also...

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Sorrel Electrolyte and Sport Optimizer Drink May 14, 2014

Sorrel (Hibiscus sabdariffa), also known as Jamaican Flower, is a seasonal plant indigenous to the Caribbean. It is a favorite in Trinidad and Jamaica, as well as here in Dominica! It’s used to make a refreshing beverage. Sorrel is a rich source of vitamin C and other vitamins and minerals....

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A Detox Regime for Your Home: Clean It Up In 5 Steps detoxification home & body care sustainable living May 14, 2014

Regular spa sessions, a strict diet, rigorous exercise, deep breathing – you do all this and more for inner and outer beauty. But do you take as much care of your abode as for your body? While taking care of things like eating habits and exercise can help you achieve a fitter body, a...

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Sweet Purple Cabbage Juice detox friendly detoxification drinks & smoothies raw recipes Apr 23, 2014

 

Isn’t the color purple just beautiful?! It makes me think of my grandma. So this juice is in memory of my sweet grandma. She loved everything purple. My friends called her my “purple grandma” because she was always dressed in purple :) She even colored her hair purple for...

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