Dry Skin Got You Down?

Wintertime is ubiquitous with dry skin for many people – when the temperatures drop and the heaters come on, it can be very drying to our bodies’ outer layer. Not only that, but seasonal food changes, extra layers and less direct sunlight can affect our health and the health of our skin in indirect waysContinue reading “Dry Skin Got You Down?”

How to Deal with Cold+Flu Season, from a Naturopath

It’s that season…every sniffle, cough and sneeze brings a new wariness. Instead of holding your hand sanitizer as tight as pepper spray in a dark alley, take a deep breath and read on for some natural remedies. Hydration. You already know this one, but it stands the test of time. The winter months tend toContinue reading “How to Deal with Cold+Flu Season, from a Naturopath”

Fall Favorite: All Things Pumpkin!!

Pumpkin bread, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin seeds over salad, pumpkin ravioli, pumpkin sauce and of course, the notorious pumpkin spice latte. This is but a tiny list of the pumpkin-themed items that make their way into our lives in the Fall season. The tradition of using seasonal produce is as old as humankind, andContinue reading “Fall Favorite: All Things Pumpkin!!”

Ghee: what it’s all about and why you should try it!

Ghee (pronounced with a hard E, as in “he” but with a G in front) is clarified butter. It’s been used in Indian cultures for literally thousands of years. It is also used in other parts of Asia. Recently, it’s gained attention in the US for its health benefits (not to mention its deliciousness). photo:Continue reading “Ghee: what it’s all about and why you should try it!”

Warming Winter Drinks

Here are a couple of my favorite wintertime drinks, that are both healthy and warming. Treat yourself, including your body, well. Mocha Maca Mushroom Latte: This is a delicious warming drink that’s an uber-healthy and energizing version of hot cocoa. Cacao is the chocolate bean in its raw form ground into a powder, and it’sContinue reading “Warming Winter Drinks”