May 2019
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Aromatherapy Summer Recipe: Body Care

Recipe #3 of the Mountain Rose Herbs Recipe Contest

Body Care ~ Blossoming Orange Hair Cleansing Rinse

I’ve got pretty fine hair, and I find that some shampoos can leave my hair feeling weighted or flyaway, dependant on many factors. So I came up with a wonderful smelling hair rinse that helps to stimulate […]

The Best Guacamole Recipe!

In our travels this winter, we’ve come across a plethora of avocados. Sinfully delicious and oh so healthy for you (next to olives, an avocado is highest in monounsaturated fatty acids ~ 20%). As stated on ‘The Juicing for Health‘ website: “The monounsaturated fats and the wholesome nutrition [of an avocado] helps the basal metabolic […]

Valentine’s Day yummy decadence

Here’s a yummy vegetarian recipe I’m sure will be a hit! Give love unconditionally, sumptuously and with passion, every day of the year. Shouldn’t Valentines Day be every day with the one you love??

Silken Chocolate Mousse: (serves 6)

I found this recipe in Spa Magazine and it is by Cal-a-Vie’s executive chef Steve Pernetti.


The heat is on!

Summertime is just around the corner, and it’s important to keep hydrated, especially if you sweat a lot. Sweat is the body’s internal air conditioning, keeping you cool from the inside out. But with sweat comes a loss of electrolytes (i.e. sodium, potassium, and chloride = sweaty salty skin) and water.

Instead of reaching for […]

Vita-Mix Trials and Ensuing Recipes

Yay! I finally received my Christmas present from slaDE yesterday. Since I first saw them advertised at exhibition shows here in Calgary (i.e. The Home Show / The RV show), I salivated at the thought of owning a Vita-Mix. A blender of sorts, but oh so much more! It’s a juicer / food processor / […]

Hummus — food of the godS!

No Bean Hummus

2 medium zucchini 1/4 cup olive oil 4-8 garlic cloves 2 t celtic salt (or use dulse flakes) 1/2 cup lemon or lime juice 3/4 cup sesame seeds 3/4 cup tahini 1/4 t cayenne 1 t paprika 1 t ground cumin

Process zucchini, olive oil and garlic first in food processor. Add […]

Thai food is THE best: Tom Yum Guy soup

We are deliciously full after our first attempt at making Tom Yum Guy, a northern spicy Thai soup. I liked it so much that I’ve included the recipe for you :).

This version of Tom Yum soup is eaten in the North of Thailand and is made with chicken rather than the shrimp (tom yum […]