What the heck is Beet Kvass?! {Recipe}

Well first and foremost it is my FAVOURITE ferment! But I have a special thing for beets these days…. Kvass is fermented beet juice. It’s salty, earthy and a bit sour – I’m obsessed! I wrote a bit about beet juice here. The fermented component of this treasure aids in digestion, promotes healthy immune function…

Rise of the Salad Queen

My passion and vigour for health, food and nutrition began about 7 years ago. While learning and researching I’ve “guinea-pigged” myself through many restrictions, diets, meal plans, eating styles and also mega-dosing on herbs, fungi and super foods. I would never do anything unsafe but I have definitely gotten a bit extreme (how can I…

Beet Juice, Beet Juice, Beet Juice!

I’m pretty sure if you say it three times a bizarre and saucy nutritionist pops up to scare away Ronald McDonald, or something like that… 😉 But like seriously beet juice is AMAZING. Today I’m talking about the juice specifically because it has some properties and benefits that you just can’t get from eating the…

Salt: The Most Important Salad Ingredient

I eat a LOT of salads. On busy days (which is most days) a big salad is my only true meal and by dinner I have a lot of nutrient making-up to do. 10 – 12 servings of fruits and veg is a lot, but totally do-able if you’re into (or get into) superfoods and…

Happy Organic Week!

 Organic is something we can all partake of and benefit from. When we demand organic, we are demanding poison-free food. We are demanding clean air. We are demanding pure, fresh water. We are demanding soil that is free to do its job and seeds that are free of toxins. We are demanding that our children…