Here for hummus

Here for hummus

I don't want to bore you and write a bunch of paragraphs on how I discovered my love for beet hummus. I just love the Hummus.  I love all the Hummus'.  I probably pissed a few of the other popular hummus flavours off by only posting this one...

Read More

The benefits of drinking golden milk

The benefits of drinking golden milk

WTF is golden milk??

Golden milk is an ancient drink used in many traditions including Ayurvedic medicine.. In fact, turmeric was so valued that the Sanskrit name Kanchani translates into "the golden princess".  Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric and gives it that bright yellow colour.  It has powerful anti-inflammatory properties and is a strong antioxidant.   Golden milk is usually drank warm, but it can be drank iced as well.  

Some of the benefits of drinking golden milk:

· decreases inflammation

· regulates blood sugar

Read More

From princess to hippy

From princess to hippy

Growing up, I was always a princess.  The biggest girly-girl you would ever meet actually. I grew up in a hockey arena watching my brothers, and in between that I was doing my own activities.  I remember being on the volleyball court with fake eyelashes and my dance makeup on. I would play a game in the tournament, then change in the car to be ready to perform my next dance at the competition. 

I never struggled with my weight until I turned 18.  I took a leap of faith and dove right into a working holiday visa in Australia, and within two months, gained 25 pounds (keep in mind I’m about 5’3). I got tonsillitis three times and had to miss out on diving the Great Barrier Reef.  I could feel my body struggling and my energy levels were always low. I filled my body with so much chicken schnitzel, pizza, and alcohol that I would never want to admit to.  I travelled for 7 1/2 months in Oz, and finished my last two weeks in Fiji, island hopping.

 Something changed in me after Fiji. I wasn't sure what, until later on..

Read More