Canned Tomatoes…err well sorta

Things to do With Your Garden Tomatoes

I named this post canned tomatoes, well because it needed a title and that’s about the closest description that fits.   I saw this thing on a Martha Stewart show, she was making what she called Tomato confit.  It was just a segment on her show and I kept thinking at the time…”Wow, that would be soooo good made into ... Read More »

Eggplant and the Comedy of Errors

eggplant meatballs

Not sure if I mentioned this before or not but I have a roommate.  Probably I haven’t mentioned it because we live pretty separate lives we just kinda share space, not to say we don’t get along we actually do quite well.  My roomie has decided that he was going to go vegan…not a problem I eat mostly a vegan ... Read More »

Broccoli and Chickpea Tagine

tagine

It is started to get cold here in Canada, and with the cold weather comes my craving for stew.  Something warm and filling that sticks to your ribs.  Traditionally stews are made with some kind of meat, chicken or beef and I didn’t feel like that, I wanted something vegan but equally as hearty and satisfying. So I started browsing ... Read More »

Get Flawless Skin With Natural And Organic Diets

get flawless skin naturally

The skin is one of the largest organ of the body. It protects you from the invading bacteria and also helps in regulating the body temperature. The skin is made up of 3 main layers- the epidermis which is the outside layer, the dermis which is the middle layer and below that is the subcutaneous layer. You can get a ... Read More »

How to Make Kimchi

how to make kimchi

What is kimchi? Kimchi is a traditional Korean side dish made up of fermented vegetables and spices similar to sauerkraut but a little bit spicier.  There are dozens of different varieties of kimchi but most are made using some combo of napa cabbage, radish, green onion and/or cucumber as the main ingredient.  It is often offered as a free side dish and ... Read More »

Agave – Healthy or Not?

agave healthy or not

One of the first things you do when trying to switch over to a healthier diet is to get rid of refined sugar, eliminating sugar doesn’t necessarily eliminate your sweet tooth.  There’s a whole industry built around sugar substitutes, some of which are just chemical cocktails.  You know which ones I mean,  the artificial ones made with Aspartame, which I ... Read More »

Why Your Coffee Needs to be Organic – Guest Post

Organic coffee

8 Reasons Why Your Coffee Needs To Be Organic — Kate Wilson   I love those mornings when someone offers to make me “a fresh pot of coffee.” The familiar phrase brings me comfort, but I never stopped to consider exactly how “fresh” that pot of coffee was. How was it grown? What does it contain? When you hear how ... Read More »

10 Reasons Argan Oil Should be in Your Beauty Arsenal

Benefits of Argan OIl

What is Argan Oil? Argan Oil is the latest craze in the world of natural beauty products.  The “liquid gold” comes from the argan nut which grows on the argan tree, the argan tree can only be found in Southern Morocco.   Moroccan women, working in fair trade cooperatives use a centuries old method of making argan oil, first they ... Read More »

Homemade Coconut Oil & Coffee Body Scrub

coffee body scrub

Winter is coming….I feel like adding “John Snow” to that everytime I say it but alas I am not here to impress you with Game of Thrones quotes.  Although my knowledge of them is pretty impressive, albeit useless.  Okay so back to winter, for those of us in the north winter is right around the corner or if you live ... Read More »

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