Essential Oils For Your Pets

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski shares some basic tips on using essential oils to assist in  keeping  your pets healthy. Animal Basics Animals in our care depend on us for everything: food, water, grooming and general health.  Animals sense your emotions, often through smell, and the best way to keep them calm is to be…

Summer Fruit Spritzer- 87 calories!

Today our contributing writer Jodi Robinson shares a refreshing summer drink recipe. With less than 100 calories- it’s virtually guilt free! Raspberry-Grape White Wine Spritzer Calorie count: 87 Ingredients 3 oz white wine 2 oz soda water 5 frozen* grapes 5 frozen* raspberries Directions Pour 3oz of your favorite white wine into a glass along with 2…

Stuffed Peppers for a busy you!

Today our contributing writer Jodi Robinson shares a quick dinner recipe. Stuffed Peppers are a fantastic make-ahead option for busy families. Make a batch on a day off work and store in fridge for meals that week. The flavours tend to set and get better after a day or so. Be sure to reheat thoroughly and…

Super Food Detox Salad

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski shares her summer salad recipe to make your body feel cleansed, lighter and better all around!. Ingredients -4 stalks of kale, raw -1/2 cup blueberries -1/2 cup cooked quinoa -1/4 cup slivered almonds -1 teaspoon poppy seeds -1 large lemon, juiced -1/2 tablespoon of honey First, prepare honey lemon vinaigrette….

Sweet Potato Chips- Guilt Free!

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski shares her recipe for easy to make sweet potato chips. Sweet Potato Chips with Rosemary Essential Oil Ingredients 2 large sweet potatoes 1/4 cup avocado oil 1 drop Rosemary Essential oil pinch of salt pinch of black pepper Instructions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Peel sweet potatoes and slice thinly, using…

Peanut Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Today our contributing writer Jodi Robinson shares a quick dinner recipe. If you love Thai-based meals, you are bound to enjoy this tangy dish that offers several simple variations. Prep time: 30-minutes Number of servings: 2-3 Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts ½ cup each sliced purple cabbage, carrots, red onion 1/2…

Refreshing ginger cinnamon tea.

Today, our Staff Writer & Managing Editor Diana Williamson discusses the easy to make, yet grand, cinnamon ginger tea. If you’re looking for a tasty coffee substitute or want a tea that not only rocks the taste buds but is healthy too, look no further. Cinnamon and ginger are known for their wonderful help with digestive issues and…

NO Wheat Brownies!

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski shares her “healthy” recipe for non-wheat brownies! Indulge guilt-free. Ingredients 1/4 cup brown rice flour 1/4 cup cornstarch 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 tsp vanilla 2 eggs, lightly beaten Preheat oven…

Gluten-Free Sandwich Bread Recipe

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski shares a recipe for gluten-free sandwich bread. Ingredients 3 cups Gluten-Free Flour Blend for Breads 2 packages active dry yeast 2 teaspoons xanthan gum 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 cup warm water, plus additional as needed 1/4 cup olive oil 2 eggs, at room temperature 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon cider vinegar…

Chick Pea Pancakes Recipe

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski shares a recipe for chick pea pancakes. Ingredients 1 cup chickpea flour 3/4 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp ground pepper 1 cup water 4 tbsp olive oil separated 1.5 tsp minced fresh basil 1 tsp minced fresh rosemary 1/4 tsp dried thyme or 1 drop Thyme Essential Oil Sift chickpea flour…

Gluten-Free Pizza Recipe!

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski shares a recipe for gluten-free pizza crust. Ingredients: 3 cups Gluten Free Flour Blend for Breads 2 packages active dry yeast 2 teaspoons xantham gum 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 cups warm water, divided 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 3 egg whites 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon cider vinegar Preheat…

Gluten-Free Brownies!

Today, our Contributing Writer Kerri Zaluski shares a recipe for gluten-free (guilt free) brownies. Ingredients 1/4 cup brown rice flour 1/4 cup cornstarch 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 tsp vanilla 2 eggs, lightly beaten Preheat oven…