Blog

Overnight Soaked Buckwheat Pancakes breakfast & brunch comfort food dairy free fermented gluten free recipes traditional Nov 28, 2021

This recipe is an adaptation of the classic Nourishing Traditions soaked pancakes, without gluten or dairy. 

For years, this has been my family’s all-time favourite classic pancake recipe. We make it every weekend, for family brunch or movie night. It’s nourishing and...

Continue Reading...
Salted Cashew-Banana Mocha Shake comfort food dairy free drinks & smoothies kid-friendly plant based recipes sports nutrition Nov 12, 2021

This shake will always hold a special place in my heart, and my palate! This was the closest thing to “dessert” I could consume when I was on a liquid diet for almost four weeks after I had oral surgery. I wanted a nourishing snack, that would provide me with the healing benefits of...

Continue Reading...
Kid-Friendly Fire Cider detox friendly holistic health & nutrition home remedies kid-friendly kids wellness recipes superfoods traditional Dec 03, 2020

When cold and flu season comes along, my family and I like to be equipped with lots of immune-supporting home remedies. This Kid-Friendly Fire Cider is powerful. Seriously, it really packs a punch!

Make this remedy well ahead of time as it takes 2 weeks to mature. This recipe is modified from...

Continue Reading...
Hidden Liver Meatloaf Muffins dairy free egg free kid-friendly kids wellness mains & sides pregnancy & baby recipes special diets sports nutrition traditional Aug 20, 2020

Ok so, I don’t like liver. I tried the liver and onions, in many variations, and nope, not happening for me. Now how could I possibly expect my kids to have liver if mama couldn’t do it. And with most people, liver is either on the love or hate spectrum.

Generally speaking, if I know...

Continue Reading...
Your Comprehensive Guide to Bone Broth  broths & soups comfort food home remedies keto friendly paleo friendly recipes special diets sports nutrition traditional Mar 12, 2020

Like any recipe, we run through trials and errors. But we only learn by in fact trying! Generally speaking, most bone broths come out tasting delicious. But we’ve compiled up research, tips and tricks so you can create the most nutritionally dense, flavourful healing elixir of a bone broth....

Continue Reading...
Old-Fashioned Scalloped Potatoes with Kefir comfort food egg free gluten free grain free mains & sides recipes traditional Mar 11, 2020

Interested in trying a scalloped potato dish with fermented dairy? Growing up in Northern Ontario, scalloped potatoes were a traditional dish in my home town. And way back, our ancestors always used raw or fermented dairy. You and your family will absolutely love our recipe for Old-Fashioned...

Continue Reading...
How To Make Bone Broth for Healing broths & soups comfort food detox friendly keto friendly paleo friendly recipes sports nutrition traditional Feb 22, 2020

Bone broth is a phenomenal traditional healing remedy. It’s rooted in almost every culture in the world, and was especially prized by grandma.

Since adding this healing elixir in our life, I’ve seen tremendous improvements in my family’s wellbeing. From minerals, fat-soluble...

Continue Reading...
Traditional Split Pea Soup broths & soups comfort food dairy free gluten free kid-friendly recipes traditional Feb 09, 2020

This makes a very hearty and thick Traditional Split Pea Soup. Growing up, my mother used to give us split pea soup for our school lunches.

To make it thinner, simply reduce the amount of split peas or add more water. This soup is healing and full of flavour! Your soul will feel nourished. ...

Continue Reading...
Wholesome Cashew Fruit Jam breakfast & brunch cultural & ethnic kid-friendly plant based recipes sauces & spreads sustainable living traditional travel Mar 10, 2017

The cashew fruit also known as the cashew apple, grows in the warm tropical climate. We are fortunate to have a few mature cashew trees at Beyond Vitality Nature Camp. The cashew fruit is where the actual cashew nut is hanging from. The nut is enclosed in a thick shell and skin. Eaten raw, the...

Continue Reading...
How to Make Aloe Vera Gel gardening & permaculture holistic health & nutrition home & body care home remedies raw recipes sustainable living traditional Aug 02, 2016

Making aloe vera gel at home is very simple and easy! And it’s a wonderful topical remedy for the entire family. Known as Cleopatra’s beauty secret, the aloe vera plant is mystically healing and famously known for its capability to soothe sunburns, but it also boosts immunity, is an...

Continue Reading...
Veggie Quiche breakfast & brunch comfort food mains & sides recipes Jul 29, 2016

This Veggie Quiche is perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch. It’s nourishing and satisfying. The vegetarian egg lover will fall in love with this irresistible quiche!

Ingredients:

Crust:

3/4 cup spelt flour + plus a bit to knead

2 tsps. extra virgin olive oil (or virgin coconut oil)

...

Continue Reading...
How to Make Sauerkraut cultural & ethnic dairy free detox friendly detoxification home remedies kid-friendly recipes traditional Jul 08, 2016

Got cabbage? Ferment it! Learning how to make sauerkraut is a wonderful method to preserve an abundant harvest of cabbage. Homemade sauerkraut is a fun fermented food that's easy to prepare and good for you.

Sauerkraut is a live-cultured “probiotic” food. It contains lactobacilli,...

Continue Reading...
1 2 3 4 5 6