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8 Ways to Eat Healthy on the Cheap

8 Ways to Eat Healthy on the Cheap

Just visit your local health food store and the prospect of eating healthier may seem way, way, WAY out of your budget.

And, it can be. If you trade your favourite packaged foods for healthier versions you could see your grocery budget go up by at least a 1/3 (it might even double).

Top 4 Foods to Remove From Your Diet Today

Top 4 Foods to Remove From Your Diet Today

"Once I've added some nice, beautiful, healthy whole foods into my diet, which foods should I squish out first?". This is a good question, so here are my recommendations:

What is good health?

What is good health?

Or, better yet, what is healing?

I think we each define health differently, and to be honest, I don’t really care what the technical definition is. What matters most to me is, what is your definition of health.

The Truth Behind Cravings

The Truth Behind Cravings

Cravings. Oh, cravings. Wouldn’t life be easier without those pesky cravings? We all could be eating “perfectly” if we didn’t dream about chocolate or potato chips all of the time. (And for the record, a “perfect diet” simply doesn’t exist, so we can stop striving for it :)

Auto-immune - it's a matter of balance

Auto-immune - it's a matter of balance

It’s a bit scary that auto-immune disease is on the rise. Conditions like Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, Crohn’s Disease, Colitis, and MS are rising year after year. And sadly, our understanding of what’s causing them isn’t growing quite as rapidly.

Lessons from the Mediterranean

Lessons from the Mediterranean

Maybe it's because I live in the Okanagan Valley with its lovely Tuscan feel. Or maybe it's because I love whole, healthy, yet simple food. Whatever it is, I love mediterranean cooking.