FOOD

Garlic Medicine: Folklore Traditions from the Far East

July 1, 2020

(Updated July 1st, 2020) Through the centuries, people have either believed that garlic was divine or, with fanatical aversion, detested its very name. This well-known...

Get Stronger This Summer – with Meals Rich in Plant-based Proteins

June 16, 2020

In recent months, the outbreaks of coronavirus in meat processing plants across Canada have caused people to think twice about their consumption of meat. According...

Spring Detox with Wild Herbs and Weeds

May 1, 2020

There are many ways to detoxify the body, and for a herbalist the favourite strategy involves medicinal plants. From my perspective, weeds and wild herbs...

Bitter Tastes of Spring – Refreshing Greens from Dandelion to Radicchio

March 10, 2020

Herbalists and other healers have long championed the bitter taste of certain herbs and garden greens. Yet the majority of North Americans still shun these essential foods, preferring salty and sweet over the equally important sour and bitter.

Dramatic Health Recoveries Reported By Patients Who Stopped Using GMO Foods

March 1, 2020

Are genetically modified (GM) foods making you sick – I mean really sick? Up until recently, all that we could say was thank goodness you’re...

Optimize Your Immunity: The Power of Probiotics to Fortify Immune Strength

February 17, 2020

When clients ask me what they can do to avoid respiratory infections during the winter months, they are often surprised that the first thing I...

SUPERFOODS FOR LONGEVITY: Specialties Favoured by Long-Lived People Around the World

December 19, 2019

Do you want to live to be 110? You might be surprised by how many people are reluctant to answer that question with enthusiasm. One...

My Top 10 Natural Alternatives to Antibiotics – for Colds, Flus, and Infections

December 10, 2019

A CTV News story filed on Nov. 13, 2019 reported that a B.C. woman had initiated a lawsuit against a Vancouver hospital for the wrongful...

WINTER MEALS THAT HEAL: Curative Spices, Healing Soups, Steamed Greens

November 30, 2019

Article endorsed by Canadian School of Natural Nutrition (Updated Dec. 5, 2019) Ten years ago, I had terrible inflammation in my digestive tract caused by...

COOKING WITH CANNABIS: Strategies and Recipes by Pat Crocker

November 1, 2019

(Updated Nov. 27, 2019) It is a different experience ingesting Cannabis than smoking it, but certainly not a new one. Legend has it that the...

HEALTHY BACK-TO-SCHOOL LUNCH IDEAS

September 4, 2019

My Top 5 Kid-Friendly Lunchbox Recipes – from Healthy Snacks, to Gluten-Free Bites, and Nut-Free Protein Balls The social aspect of eating has always been...

COOL VEGAN DISHES for a Hot and Hungry Summer Season

June 24, 2019

For as long as I can remember, I have been interested in the environment, health, and wellness. And I always considered myself an animal lover....

WONDERFUL WILD WINES

May 1, 2019

Fermenting Herbs, Berries, and Weeds is a Great Way to Capture the Wild Flavours of Spring What better way to herald summer than with a...

HEALTHY BUSINESS PROFILE: Canadian School of Natural Nutrition

April 23, 2019

Feeding the Mind, Nourishing the Body Endorsed by The Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, csnn.ca/wellness (Updated on April 23, 2019) When broadcaster Kim D’Eon ran...

GREEN MAGIC IN THE KITCHEN: Cooking with Spring Plants

April 1, 2019

“Come to the mountains, and we will show you the way of the past, and the future. We will show you the plants of healing,...

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