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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...

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My Food Philosophy  holistic health & nutrition kids wellness special diets sustainable living traditional Nov 12, 2021

Naturally, as a nutritionist, and also a child who was fascinated by the concept of food as medicine, I’ve emphasized, broken down, and experimented with many ways of eating, and done a lot of food research over the years.

My philosophy on food comes down to a few concepts and guidelines....

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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...

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The Health Benefits of Bone Broth broths & soups detox friendly detoxification drinks & smoothies home remedies kids wellness special diets sports nutrition traditional Sep 22, 2020

The health benefits of bone broth are countless. There’s a reason collagen has always been prized as a supplement, along with the recent popularization of bone broth protein powder. If I went into detail, it would take hours. For now, I’ll go over the primary components. Bones...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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. ...

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Evolving Through Adaptation - How Natural Movement Saved Our Life connected parenting movement nature connection traditional Mar 02, 2018

To create new habits, change must happen, and with change comes adaptation. As we adapt, we evolve and become more resilient. This has been a year of major change and transition. We believe that every challenge is an opportunity for growth.

There are coping mechanisms that have helped us get...

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How We Prepared for Our Unassisted Home Birth connected parenting kids wellness pregnancy & baby traditional Aug 08, 2017

Yes, you read correctly, we had our baby alone without any birth assistants. We had a planned and educated unassisted home birth. Of course, it wasn’t without much preparation, mentally, physically and spiritually, that we embarked on this empowering journey. Although we do possess deep...

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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...

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