Wellness blog

  • The holidays are the perfect time to make those family favourite once-a-year beloved recipes, but have you ever wondered what the celebs are whipping up this time of year? The options are endless, from desserts to mains, but why not recreate a new dish from your favourite celebrity. With these delicious choices, we aren’t even sure where to start! 

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  • What I love about this stew is that it’s a great way to showcase a food that is often overlooked. In doing my research, I learned that most pumpkins grown in Canada and the US are purchased for Halloween, only to end up in the landfill, creating methane, a greenhouse gas that is much more potent than carbon dioxide. It’s a shame because pumpkins are very nutritious and can provide the base for so many different meals.

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  • Once the weather turns cold, it is the perfect time for a cozy and delicious bowl of soup. The options are truly endless for homemade recipes to recreate for the whole family to enjoy, so why not pick one that is healthy and tasty!

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  • It’s that time of year again! Harvest goods are all the rage, and you’ve likely even brought some gourds or squash into your home for decoration. However, these vegetables aren’t just suitable for decorating: they're delicious and healthy to eat, too! Here are some of our favourite ways to use squash in our fall cooking. 

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  • At this time of year, we all have go-to comfort foods to help us survive the chilly weather and shorter days. 

    But it’s not always easy to enjoy your favorite comfort foods while also maintaining a healthy diet. If you’re looking for more healthy options this winter, here are some comfortingbut surprisingly nutritiousmeal ideas to warm up your body and your soul.

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  • If you’re committing to a ketogenic diet this year, congratulations! Keto can be a great tool to help you work toward your health goals and keep your body at its best. Here are some of our favourite natural foods that also happen to be keto.

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  •   Let us introduce you to Twinkle. Her personality is as bright as her name! She recently moved to Canada with her husband from India and by profession is a pharmacist. She currently works at Kardish full-time, and also manages a youtube channel! 
When she moved to Ottawa, she found that Kardish was a place where she could incorporate all her past knowledge. Kardish was a perfect fit!  “I like having different areas to chat with customers about. I’m a talkative person, so it’s a perfect match,” said Twinkle.  Although Twinkle is a vegetarian, she is a big foodie. “I’m...

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  • Who says you need a recipe to create a stunner salad dressing? As it turns out, it’s shockingly simple to mix up your own tasty dressings from scratch. All it takes is a few pantry staples and pinch of creativity. Intimidated? Don’t be! Every vinaigrette only takes a few ingredients and the same basic principles. Plus, once you get the hang of the basics, you can start freestyling your own custom dressings for every variety of salad imaginable.  As the name suggests, a vinaigrette starts with vinegar. The variety you select depends on the flavor profile you’re targeting. For a...

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  • Thank you so much for those who attended our virtual cooking event with Amy Longard. We hope you had as much fun as we did. If you're looking to make some of Amy's healthy snacks, but can't quite remember how she did it, we've got you covered. Within this email you'll find a few of her recipes, some healthy snack options, and a few tips she mentioned. 

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