Choosing a Non-Toxic Nail Polish

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Toxins are bad all around. I have spent the last few years removing all toxins from my beauty routine. The one area I have recently been exploring is my nail polish. Did you know that 80% of cosmetics have been linked to various environmental and health concerns such as reproduction, … Read More

5 Tips to MAXIMIZE your SLEEP

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You’ve just finished showering, changed into your cozy pajamas and gently fallen into your warm duvet and soft mattress. You think to yourself, “Okay, time to close my eyes and get some zzzz’s.” Few minutes later you realize you have been constantly thinking about your day, the projects you need … Read More

Looking for a quick and easy summer salad? Mung bean quinoa salad

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Summer is here! So I decided to find a salad that was easy to make and tasted really fresh. I discovered this tasty mung bean quinoa salad while I was trying to find something that I can make in bulk and eat for a couple of days. This recipe is … Read More

Paleo and Vegan take NYC!

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I had the opportunity to go back to NYC to attend a seminar by Rajan Sankaran, one of homeopathy’s prestigious doctors. It was a great way to step outside of Toronto to learn, do some exploring and reconnect with the city I love. While living in NYC two years ago, … Read More

What your morning shower is missing…

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A contrast shower is the same as a regular shower with alternating intervals of hot and cold temperatures. Contrast showers are an optimal way to stimulate circulation and metabolism. When someone first explains what a contrast shower is, it can seem very undesirable due to the cold interval. I’ve always had … Read More

Detox Week 4: Castor Oil Pack

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  This week on detoxing, I’m talking about my all time favourite oil… castor oil! Castor oil has been used for centuries in purifying the body. Contained in the castor seed of the plant, Ricinus communis, this oil is rich in ricinoleic acid, which gives the oil its beneficial healing … Read More

Detox Week 3: Infrared Sauna

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This week on detoxification I am talking about how to get your SWEAT ON! Skin is our MAJOR organ of ELIMINATION, but many of us do not sweat enough. This can be due to living a sedentary lifestyle or even wearing synthetic clothing that isn’t breathable! Sweating is important to … Read More

Detox Week 2: Dry Skin Brushing

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Did you know your skin is the largest organ in the body? Our skin will remove built up toxins and waste from the liver, kidney, lungs, lymphatics, colon, etc in order to maintain ideal health. Dry skin brushing involves using a brush with natural bristles over the entire body. It … Read More

Detox Week 1: Lemon Water

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Spring is in the air! Makes me think of birds chirping, flowers blooming and best of all cleaning! What better time to start of spring by purifying your body with a detox. The BEST way to start your day off with success during a spring detox is with some warm lemon water! … Read More

Perfect Plantain Pancakes

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This recipe has become a staple in our home. We have mastered the art of making one of the healthiest pancakes you will ever eat! Thanks to The Paleo Mom I can enjoy my Sunday morning breakfast with some delicious pancakes. I have adjusted her recipe a little to include some extra … Read More

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