Avocado Deviled Eggs!

Today our contributing writer Jodi Robinson shares a great recipe for a new healthy twist on deviled eggs. Using Avocado in place of mayonnaise for deviled eggs adds a healthy twist to a classic appetizer. They are visually appealing, and taste delicious!   Ingredients 4 eggs ½ a medium/large avocado 1 tbsp. fresh lime juice 1 tbsp….

Easy- Blackened Chicken

Today our contributing writer Kerri Zaluski shares an easy way to spruce up your chicken dish with spices. BLACKENED CHICKEN 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper 1/8 teaspoon onion powder 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves  Heat a…

Oxygen therapy can save limbs.

This week our contributing writer Doctor Gifford-Jones talks about how the oxygen is a wonder cure to avoid amputation. What treatment would you choose, a leg amputation or increased amount of oxygen? Foolish question. But according to a recent report diabetes patients who develop diabetic leg ulcers are too often facing needless amputation because of a failure to…

The Benefits of Peppermint Oil

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski talks about the benefits and uses of Peppermint essential oil. Historically Peppermint is one of the oldest and most highly regarded herbs for soothing digestion. Peppermint Essential Oil is purifying and stimulating to the conscious mind. Research indicates that the peppermint aroma, inhaled during mental tasks, may help attention,…

Improve Sleep Quality With Yoga Nidra

This week our contributing writer Jillian Dowling talks about improving your sleep quality with the use of yoga nidra. Many of my clients report that they have a really hard time falling asleep. Many struggle with middle-of-the-night wakings that take them forever to fall back to sleep. Some have both which can really have a negative impact…

Soda Pop – Do You Know What Your Child Is Drinking?

This week our contributing writer Doctor Gifford-Jones talks about the dangers of soda pop and sugar. What current lifestyle problem bothers me the most today? It’s seeing obese children guzzling cans of liquid candy. Parents must be totally unaware of the can’s contents. But if they know the health consequences, and do nothing about it, they…

The Importance of Reading to Your Baby at Bedtime

This week our contributing writer Jillian Dowling talks about bonding with your children through bedtime stories. Snuggling with my boys is probably my most favourite thing in the world. They are five and six and snuggle time has been on a decline for quite a while but I still manage to get some in each night before bed…

White Vegetarian Pizza

Today, our contributing writer, Kerri Zaluski shares a quick and easy recipe for a vegetarian pizza.   Ingredients 1 cup broccoli florets 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 cup chopped red bell pepper 1/4 cup chopped red onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 4 large mushrooms, sliced 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper Mozzarella cheese, shredded Asiago cheese, shredded Olive oil cooking spray 2 tablespoons chopped fresh…

Skip the low carb diets.

This week our contributing writer Doctor Gifford-Jones talks about the importance of getting enough folic acid available in carbs. Remember when gold hit 800 dollars an ounce in 1981 and people lined up to buy gold? Or when people said that you were missing the boat if you didn’t buy high tech stocks? Others rushed to…

Protein pancakes!

Made with whole grains such as oats and protein packed ingredients, these pancakes are a nutritional superstar. Oh yeah, and they taste great! Today our contributing writer Jodi Robinson shares a great recipe for filling, high fibre pancakes. These pancakes are high in protein and fibre to help you feel satisfied with stable energy throughout…

Easy to Make – Mango Salsa!

Today, our contributing writer, Kerri Zaluski shares a quick and easy recipe for mango salsa – sure to spice up your meals. Ingredients 1 Fresh Mango, Chopped 1/4 Red Bell Pepper finely Chopped 1 Green Onion, Chopped 2 tbsp finely Chopped Cilantro 1 Fresh Jalapeño, finely Chopped 1 tbsp fresh Lemon Juice 1/2 tbsp fresh…

Salt: Max-1500 mg daily – read labels!

This week our contributing writer Doctor Gifford-Jones talks about how certain products have way lower sodium than other brands- which is why it’s smart to read your labels. Interested in a simple way to live longer? No, not medication to lower blood cholesterol. But a much easier prescription. Just decrease the amount of salt you…