How to Start a Gratitude Jar

We are all on a healing journey of some sort. Some of us are healing from an illness; others are healing from a major emotional blow; while some are gathering the strength to make major life changes.

We all want our lives to be more fulfilled, more rich, more connected … read more...

Gluten Free Latkes or Potato Pancakes

Going out for dinner was a special treat when I was a kid. And, that special treat didn’t happen often. I have so many memories of my Mom saying, “I can make that for you at home”: a reply I dreaded to hear.

So, now, as I look back at … read more...

Best of 2013 Collage B

Wow…this year was definitely filled with surprises. In January, I was just sitting at home, trying to figure out what to do with my life. I was just beginning to experience leaps and bounds in my recovery from Lyme Disease — my energy level was beginning to return. After 7-years … read more...

Gluten-Free Carrot Juice Pulp Cake

Gluten-free Carrot Juice Pulp Cake Recipe

Last month, during the 21-Day Juicing Challenge, I created a Gluten-Free Spiced Carrot Juice Pulp Muffin recipe with no added sugar to boot. The recipe turned out so amazingly that I’ve been making juice pulp muffins with reckless abandon ever since.

I’m an avid juicer, and I just hate … read more...

RAW Pear & Apple Hemp Seed Energy Bars

Raw Food Recipe

On a chilly, winter morning when I creep upstairs, with a blanket wrapped around my shoulders, I look around the kitchen, hungry eyed, looking for something simple to munch on. Something I can just grab with one hand, as I clutch the blanket protecting me from the morning goose-bumpy temperature … read more...

How to Be the CEO of Your Health

Inspiration, motivation, lyme disease

Each of us has the power to stand-up and take action to reclaim our health. The problem is, most of us get stuck, and we have no idea how to move forward.

Losing your health is a scary experience.

For me, losing my health was down right shocking. I went … read more...

Squash Stuffed With Spicy Masala Chickpeas

Vegan Stuffed Squash with chickpeas

Every week we get our organic farm share from Plan B Organic Farms here in Ontario. A couple of months ago, we started to received these really small, what seemed like only, decorative gourds or mini squashes.

I looked at them, stumped. I didn’t know what to do with them.… read more...

MomMom 1

Last week, I travelled south to the States to celebrate my grandmother’s 90th birthday with her and my family. It was so wonderful to see everyone. Every time some one would leave, I got a big ol’ emotional lump in my throat — visits with my family are so few … read more...

Recipes for Sugar-Free Hot Chocolate and Sugar-Free Green Tea Latte

Even though I’m no longer a kid, I still love the thought of snowy sleigh rides through wintery farmers’ fields and forests, accompanied by copious cups of sweet hot chocolate poured into the cap of a Thermos.

There’s something so wonderful about pouring a cup of hot chocolate outside on … read more...

Hummus With Cilantro & Cumin

Hummus, recipe, gluten-free, vegan

I’m a big snacker. In fact, I tend to snack all day rather than make big meals. That being the case, I love to make sure that I have a bunch of different healthy gluten-free snacks in my kitchen, at all times.

One of my favorite snacks is hummus served … read more...