10 Green Tips for Living in Your Sustainable Home – Kate Wilson

10 Green Tips for Living

You’ve already revamped the way your household runs, but it’s time to go even further — from sustainable to verifiably green. You’ll find enhancing your eco-friendliness might take a bit of work, but it’s certainly worth the reward. Not only will your home be more efficient, but you’ll rest easy about your impact on the world at large. Ready to start ... Read More »

Cleansing: Fad or Good for Your Health?

Cleansing: Good for you or not

Cleansing: Good for you or not? This is probably one of the most controversial topics in natural health.  Frankly while I lean towards fad but I am not quite convinced yet. There is no doubt what a change in diet can mean for your health, and we have all had or seen the transformations that change can produce.  Juice cleanses ... Read More »

The Great Smoothie Myth

Grünes_Smoothie

So while kicking around the internet this weekend trying to find some inspiration I came upon a video on YouTube of a speech by a Dr Esselstyn.  Dr. Esselstyn is a cardiovascular specialist from the Cleveland Clinic, and he advocates a plant based diet for treating cardiovascular diseases…all of which I concur with and applaud.  In fact he is the ... Read More »

Raw Food in Winter

Raw Food in Winter

I live in Canada and Canada in the winter is COLD!  Let me tell ya, hell has frozen over this year.  I live in Montreal so we didn’t get pounded by three feet of snow like Boston, or Eastern Canada but I think the average temperature for the last month has been -20C and for my American friends that’s -4F. ... Read More »

57 Things You Should Make Yourself Instead of Buying

57 things

So this is supposed to be the ultimate…super duper…all encompassing…running out of adjectives…list of things you should make instead of buying.  I like convenience as much as the next chick but you pay for that.  Not always in money, sometimes like with peanut butter you are trading off a few $$ for trans fats and sugars. For me, I like ... Read More »

7 Toxins Hiding in Your Home

7 Toxins Hiding in Your Home

From avoiding stairwell handrails to wearing hospital masks to block out germs, people have come up with countless ways to stay well. Not surprisingly, the majority of these methods serve to protect us outside of the home, where there are more viruses and germs floating around. What might be more surprising is that your home can also be a source ... Read More »

Dealing With the Flu the Natural Way

Dealing With the Flu the Natural Way

I have been rather absent lately and not posting much.  Well I have been at home praying for death…I have had the flu.  I haven’t had the flu in years, I don’t work in a crowded office or have small children who bring it home.  So yes it was really unexpected and most unwelcome. Like anything else I prefer dealing with ... Read More »

Homemade Hummus

Homemade Hummus

I swear to whatever deity you believe in that half of my blog posts come from whatever I happen to be craving.  This week is hummus, I have no idea what brought this on all I know is I wanted some and I wanted it now!  I crave carbs like crazy in the winter so that’s probably it and I ... Read More »

Natural Remedies You Should Consider Before Using Medication—Kate Wilson

Natural Remedies

Drugs have become an American go-to. When seeking a cure for any discomfort or even a serious issue, people leap toward the medicine cabinet without ever considering alternatives. There are alternatives, however, and natural ones at that. As it turns out, many of the most prominent conditions facing individuals today can be positively affected by non-medicinal treatments, treatments that don’t ... Read More »

Leptin Resistance and What You Need to Know

Leptin Resistance

I don’t typically blog about diets and weight loss…I may spend a lot of time talking about healthy eating but never in reference to weight. Until now. Yes, most of the food I feature on here is healthy for you and I do it with a focus on veganism because I do believe our diets should be mostly plant based. ... Read More »

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