Vitamin C

Vitamin C

Vitamin C- How much do you need and what form is best? Vitamin C is an essential vitamin that our bodies require from food. Vitamin C or ascorbic acid is a powerful antioxidant and serves as a cofactor for other enzymes. These enzymes are involved in the biosynthesis...
Pomegranate for Heart Health

Pomegranate for Heart Health

  The pomegranate is one of the world’s ancient fruits believed to be native from Iran to Northern India. All parts of the tree including bark, flowers, leaves and fruit have been used in traditional medicine in many different cultures. The fruit juice and...
Easter Eggs Dyed With Turmeric

Easter Eggs Dyed With Turmeric

makes a dozen   A mixture of brown & white eggs frangipani blossoms stocking 3-4 tbsp white vinegar 2-3 tbsp turmeric powder stainless steel pot glass jars   Grind dried turmeric root or use turmeric powder and place  3-4 tablespoons in a pot full of...
Healthy Sprouts

Healthy Sprouts

The most popular seeds for sprouting are: mung beans and alfalfa. You can also try radish, broccoli, fenugreek, lentil or adzuki.   For one tray: alfalfa seeds, handfull 1 piece fleece paper 1 bioSnacky® mini-Greenhouse (alternatively you can use a glass jar with...
Healthy Nut Butter

Healthy Nut Butter

Quality ingredients and preparation are key to this easy to make recipe. Makes 4 serves 1 tbsp flaxseed oil or toasted sesame oil for more robust toasted flavour 120 grams pesticide-free, pre-soaked almonds 80 grams sunflower seeds, pre-soaked pinch Celtic Sea Salt...
Should I Try a Detox Diet?

Should I Try a Detox Diet?

What is a detox anyway and do you need it?  A detox is not about food deprivation, juicing, mono-eating or a magical substance that will cleanse you of immediate toxins. It is about healthy, delicious food that helps to support your very own detoxification organs-...
Chimichurri

Chimichurri

This South American oil-based condiment has been traditionally used for basting meat on the barbeque. The intense flavours from the oil enhances the flavours from the meat. Chimichurri is also excellent as a sauté base for vegetable and mushroom dishes.  This...