Wellness blog

  •   Swerve is a natural, zero calorie sweetener made from a blend of erythritol and oligsaccharides. That's a mouthful. What does that mean? It means that if you're baking or cooking and looking to use less sugar, you can substitute it with  Swerve. Period. Looking to avoid artificial sweeteners? Us too. Trying to cut calories and reach your health goals? Swerve can help. Going keto and don't care much about calories, but don't want to even think about  carbs? No carbs here. Diabetic and looking to avoid blood sugar spikes? Swerve doesn't cause them. In short, Swerve is the Everyone Friendly Sweetener because we're here for your...

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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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  •   If you’ve committed to going keto this year, you are likely more than prepared to drastically change your way of eating. But an unexpected challenge for many keto eaters is finding recipes that others in your household will enjoy. Luckily, it’s not as tough as you might expect. From breakfast to appetizers, here are some of our best meal ideas that are guaranteed to please everyone in your family.   Frittata Eggs are a ketogenic diet’s best friend, and you can’t go wrong with a tasty frittata. They’re so simple to make, and the variations are endless. Try different...

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  • In the cleaning aisle, you’ve likely perused the natural cleaner section and considered reaching for one of the greener options on the shelf. But with so many options available, the choices can be overwhelming. We’ve put together some of our top reasons to make the switch to natural products. If you’ve ever thought about swapping out your regular cleaners for natural alternatives, here’s what you need to know.  Skip the allergens Most natural cleaning products are free of ingredients that can cause allergic reactions and skin irritation, making them a friendly option for those with sensitive skin. In particular, switching...

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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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  • Everyone wants great skin, but the world of skincare can be intimidating, to say the least. With so many products out there to choose from, where do you start? Caring for your skin doesn’t have to be frustrating. In fact, once you develop your own routine and find products that work for you, it can be a fantastic form of daily self care.  Ready to give it a go? Here’s our quick guide to starting your skincare routine from scratch. Clean First, clean your face with a high-quality cleanser that suits your skin type. Cleansers fall into a few different...

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  • Protein powder has a world of benefits. For fitness junkies, it’s a great way to get the most out of a workout and help your body build muscle. For vegetarians and vegans, it’s an excellent alternative or supplement to plant-based protein options. And for everyone, it can be a great way to ensure your body is getting the nutrients it needs, especially on busy days. 

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  • Everyone could use a few moments of relaxation in their day—especially right now. Essential oils can help. As a natural solution, many essential oils can help your body and your mind unwind—something that is more important than ever in this time of heightened stress. It’s easy to use essential oils to add calming moments to your day. To get started, choose an oil that promotes stress reduction. We recommend frankincense, lavender, bergamot or ylang ylang, but there are many more options available. Feel free to read up on the topic and try out a variety of oils until you find...

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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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