Food and fitness go hand-in-hand. Healthy food helps fuel our bodies, giving us the energy to enjoy our favourite physical activities. They also help us keep our stamina and endurance up during these activities, and aid us in … Continue reading Powered by Food
Jennifer Gawne of Wild Peach Preserves is a registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbalist, and she takes pride in making nourishing food medicine. She makes bone broths with local and organic beef or chicken bones, fortified … Continue reading What’s So Special About Bone Broth?
What are superfoods? Superfoods are defined as nutrient-rich foods which are especially beneficial for health and well-being. In some cases, superfoods help heal or prevent certain medical conditions, such as cancer, disease, eczema and digestive … Continue reading What’s so Super About Superfoods?
Summertime, the livin’ is easy in the Kootenays! The summer sun, sparkling lake, lush mountains and yes, the buzzing, biting mosquitoes, bees and wasps. Many folks in the Koots are always on the lookout for … Continue reading DIY: Happy Camper Outdoor Spray
Natural Sun Protection for Everybody When venturing out into the summer sun it is important to protect your skin from sunburn. Wearing breathable natural fibres or UV protective clothing during the sun’s most intense time … Continue reading Fun in the Sun
You may not have known that the vast majority of milk and milk products in North America are made from the milk of the venerable Holstein cow. Dairy farmers choose Holsteins partly because they tend … Continue reading Are you drinking the wrong milk?
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Seasonal Wellness Tea Blends Our bulk herb section can seem like a bit of a mystery to many customers. As a friend of my husband’s once told him “I just wish I knew what to … Continue reading Seasonal Wellness Tea Blends & How To Make
Winter Tea Remedies Using a combination of our many bulk herbs and spices the tea options are endless. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Mighty Immune Tea Ingredients 1 part Elder Berries … Continue reading Winter Tea Remedies
Hard to pronounce ingredients abound in the cosmetic industry; conventional products are filled with more than 10,500 industrial chemicals. Many of these chemicals are carcinogenic, are considered to be toxic to reproduction, may contain pesticide … Continue reading Top 12 Cosmetic Ingredients to Avoid