Healing Sage Spray

Healing Sage Spray

This fantastic skin spray is incredible for healing skin rashes, eczema, dandruff and acne. It relieves itch, reduces inflammation and soothes skin. Made with sage and witch hazel, two skin superstars that are astringent, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory. In fact, both of these incredible herbs have been found to be as effective as steroid creams!

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'Dill Pickle' Kraut Recipe

'Dill Pickle' Kraut Recipe

Hands down one of the tastiest ferments I've ever made! If you love the flavour of dill pickles, you must try this Dill Pickle Kraut. The perfect side to a summer meal but also irresistible straight out of the jar!

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Deodorant Spray for Sensitive Skin

Deodorant Spray for Sensitive Skin

If you or someone you know has had the experience of getting little red bumps and irritated skin from a natural deodorant, it's likely that baking soda is the culprit. If baking soda is not for your pits, try this sensitive skin deodorant spray that's baking soda free!

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Fiery Ferments - Sri'raw'cha and Salsa Starter

Fiery Ferments - Sri'raw'cha and Salsa Starter

We're so excited for our copy of Fiery Ferments to arrive! In this post, authors Kirsten and Christopher Shockey were kind enough to share 2 recipes from their new book. For heat lovers, a Sriracha recipe with kick and for tamer tongues, a Pico de Gallo Salsa starter that's delicious added to fresh salsa or guacamole. 

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Fermented 'Wild' Pesto Recipe

Fermented 'Wild' Pesto Recipe

Spring greens are starting to emerge out of the ground and it's the perfect time to pick them while their flavours are still tender and fresh. Foraging is one of my favourite ways to incorporate 'wild foods' into my daily life. Eating the 'weeds' is a wonderful way to connect to the natural world and to increase nutrition with wild foods being much higher in nutrients than their tamed, conventional counterparts. One of the first wild foods I collect is garlic mustard. In today's recipe, I've fermented it along with parsley and basil to make a Fermented Wild Pesto that will preserve the nutrients and flavour for several months. 

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DIY Laundry Soap

DIY Laundry Soap

Making your own laundry detergent is simple, cost-effective and requires only 2 ingredients! Which is good news because out of the 821 laundry detergents tested by the EWG (Environmental Working Group), 721 of them had a failing grade. This detergent recipe quickly became one of our favourites and I've also shared a few tips for removing tougher stains. 
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Tiger Not Nut Nog

Tiger Not Nut Nog

One of my favourite things about being a nutritionist is experimenting with new foods and flavours. This year I made a tasty discovery that I'm so excited to see gaining in popularity - Tiger Nuts. Not only are they suitable for those with nut allergies, they contain a special starch that benefits digestive health, lowers inflammation and promotes weight loss. Find out more about this special veggie and try my favourite seasonal recipe - Tiger Nog.  

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Sandor Katz and Superfood Kimchi Recipes

Sandor Katz and Superfood Kimchi Recipes

Today I wanted to share Sandor Katz's perspective on fermentation as a tool for social change and in the hopes of inspiring more of it, share 3 recipes for Superfood Kimchis I created for Clean Eating magazine. There's a gorgeous Superfruit Kimchi, a really tasty Thai flavoured Asparagus Kimchi and Kimchi Root Sticks in a miso-garlic-orange paste. 

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