Wellness blog

  • Spooky season is in full swing, and with that comes all of the Halloween-themed treats. But, before the trick or treating starts, why not try a few healthier options that kids will truly love! 

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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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  • There are so many different options on the market for snacking when that craving hits. Whether it is sweet, salty, or sour there is an endless variety of packaged chocolates and candies to devour. However, there may be a healthier alternative to some of the most popular snacking options that we crave.  Dark chocolate over milk chocolate As delicious and satisfying as a good old-fashioned chocolate bar may be, there is a much healthier option that can be just as tasty. Dark chocolate as a swap for milk or white chocolate is a great heart-healthy, and delicious choice. Dark chocolate...

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  • Health has always been a passion of Kristy’s. Before starting at Kardish, Kristy had 15 years of experience working in retirement homes and with adults experiencing dementia-related disorders. As much as she loved this job, she has always had a particular interest and fascination with food and nutrition. She applied for the Holistic Nutrition program with the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, fell in love with the material and chose to fully immerse herself into the world of natural health. She is now a registered holistic nutritionist. This has come in very handy while working as assistant manager of the...

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  • These days we are inundated with mental health information and online influencers urging us to get outside and enjoy what mother nature gave us. But why? What’s actually behind the brouhaha of the benefits of getting outside?

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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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  • Superfood is a term heard everywhere these days, but what is a superfood? Enjoying a diet full of nutrient dense superfoods can be beneficial, but it is important to make sure that it is balanced enough to be healthy and sustainable. Here are 5 superfoods that may even be in your pantry right now!

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  •  Join Kardish and plant-based chef and nutritionist Amy Longard for an interactive and informative webinar about healthy quarantine snacks, and ways to keep hydrated. Amy will teach viewers how to make homemade chocolate ice cream, talk about healthy snack options and even share some special recipes. There will also be a draw at the end of the webinar where one lucky viewer will win a $50 Kardish gift card. Join us for an evening of virtual fun!   Click here to register

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