wellness-blog

  • What better way to beat the heat than with a delicious popsicle? Nothing refreshes on a scorching day quite like an icy treat pulled straight from the freezer. Best of all, there is one for every palate—and diet.

    Making your own popsicles at home is surprisingly simple. All you’ll need is a set of popsicle moulds and a bag of popsicle sticks, both of which can be easily found online or at your nearest home goods store.

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  • Vitamin C is a vital nutrient that our body needs to help form and maintain bone and skin health. While Vitamin C does occur naturally in some foods, we often need to supplement Vitamin C in other forms to get the required amount our body needs.

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  • You have probably spotted matcha popping up everywhere lately, from the menu at your local coffee shop to your favourite frozen desserts.

    But what is matcha exactly? And what are the benefits?

    Matcha is a variety of green tea, but it is grown differently. The leaves are covered for 20 – 30 days before harvesting, which boosts the plant’s chlorophyll and gives it that distinctive electric green colour. The resulting tea leaves are chock full of nutrients—and flavour. 

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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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  •   Are you ready to up your pantry game? One of the easiest ways to elevate your everyday cooking is to stock up on a variety of oils and vinegars. Integral to everything from sauces to stews, maintaining a wide-ranging stock of vinegars and oils allows you to vary the flavors in your dishes and expand the scope of your cooking. Most of us have standards such as olive oil and white vinegar on hand. However, now might be the right time to branch out and add a few new pantry staples.  Coconut oil With its creamy, fatty quality, coconut...

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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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