Tea Leaf Co Review

I actually came across Tea Leaf Co. by fluke, as I was searching for loose leaf teas that organic, and local! And wow what a find! I am a tea drinker and I like my teas…. I know my teas, I have preferences, and dislikes, and Tea Leaf Co provides such a great selection of loose…

Mama Earth Organics Review

When I moved out to Durham, farmers markets had closed for the season, and I still wanted to commit my health to organic and local fruits and veggies, so I signed up to Mama Earths Organics food delivery service. They provide different basket sizes to order (I’ll get into that in a bit), but my…

Reading and Understanding Food Labels

How often do you look at the nutrition label when buying food or drink items? Now, how often do you look at the ingredients when buying food or drink items? Processed food is by far the most cheapest produced food items to keep up with the growing rate of the population, and are made as…

Organic vs. Natural

Organic vs. Natural – a topic which I think is extremely important to recognize in knowing the difference between organic and products labeled as ‘natural’. I’ll be honest, it’s kind of confusing, and political when it comes down to corporations and organizations verifying what is and is not organic, and what passes as natural, but…

What’s in my fridge…

Thought it would be fun to share what’s in my fridge, to give you an idea of what I buy, cook and eat. Of course, I’m missing the fridge door, spice cupboard and pantry, but let’s not get carried away here! lol As you can see, it’s mostly organic produce, with a few containers of…

Switching to Organic

If you read my post Making the Switch to Organic, you would have learned of the reasons why I made the switch, and perhaps have taken an interest in doing the same. Or perhaps you are new to the site and this is the first post you are reading, so welcome 🙂 Many people often…

The 411 on Juicing

I was introduced to the world of juicing by a friend who is an avid juicer, but I didn’t actually try it, until I attended the Yoga/Detox retreat hosted by Lisa and Adam at Drishti Yoga Centre. During my switch to going organic, I picked up a small container of GREENSuperFood by Amazing Grass; I didn’t…

Organic Vanilla Cupcakes

I love love love cupcakes! A friend of mine runs a cupcake company and she would spoil me rotten with extra cupcakes she had made. It’s been difficult after making the switch to eating organic, not being able to indulge in her cupcakes, so I pulled up my handy dandy recipe collection and found a recipe…

Rice & Veggie Earth Bowl

I was introduced to this wonderful recipe during the Yoga Detox Retreat I attended. It’s one of those recipes that I took back home, and have been making at least twice a week. Enjoy this earth bowl for a light lunch (or dinner). [yumprint-recipe id=’41’]

Fruit Earth Bowl

This is great as a start to your day for breakfast, or a mid-day snack.  This fruit bowl is not only healthy, it’s super quick and easy to make. I was introduced to this wonderful recipe during the Yoga Detox Retreat I attended, and have been getting creative mixing different ingredients making these amazing bowls…