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Pesto Sauce Recipe

Ingredients:

1 bunch or two cups of fresh basil
1/2 clove of garlic
3/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons of raw pine nuts, walnuts, or almonds
Sea salt, to taste (optional)
1/3 cup of organic parmesan cheese (if you can tolerate dairy)

Directions:

Blend all ingredients. Try it on toasted whole grain bread with tomato slices, or with your favourite pasta. Read more about Pesto Sauce Recipe

 

Synthetic vs. Natural Vitamins

Here are some facts that you won’t find advertised on most of the vitamin supplements at your local vitamin store:

  • The majority of commercial vitamin supplements are made up of synthetic vitamins
  • Synthetic vitamins do not perform the same functions in your body as vitamins found naturally in whole food
  • Read more about Synthetic vs. Natural Vitamins
 

Broccoli-Tahini Dressing Recipe

Ingredients:

2 large stalks of broccoli
2 tablespoons of raw tahini
Spring water
Sea salt, to taste

Directions:

Steam broccoli until bright green and slightly tender. Combine steamed broccoli and raw tahini in a blender with spring water and blend until desired consistency is reached. Add sea salt, to taste.

Enjoy this rich and delicious dressing over other steamed vegetables or a whole grain dish. Read more about Broccoli-Tahini Dressing Recipe

 

Is There Cancer in Your Toothpaste, Shampoo, or Lip Balm?

Have you ever taken a careful look at the list of ingredients on your shampoo, lotion, toothpaste, lip balm, or make-up? I don't know about you, but I'm a bit nervous about putting anything on my skin or near my mouth that has a long list of ingredients that I don't recognize. Do you know that whatever you put on your skin or near your mouth has a real chance of getting absorbed into your blood stream? Considering that some of the chemicals used in commercial personal care products are highly toxic and can cause cancer, this is an extremely important issue to consider. Read more about Is There Cancer in Your Toothpaste, Shampoo, or Lip Balm?

 

Beware Of Arsenic Around Your Home and Playgrounds

As my wife and I sanded the trim around our windows before painting this past summer, I was reminded of the potential danger of arsenic exposure around homes and playgrounds. For the past seven decades, a form of arsenic has been used as a pesticide in pressure treated wood used for playground sets, picnic tables, and wooden decks and porches. The concern is that arsenic – a known carcinogen – can rub off of treated wood and be ingested with hand to mouth contact. Considering that children touch their mouths sixteen times per hour when they are out playing, this is an important issue for all families to consider. Read more about Beware Of Arsenic Around Your Home and Playgrounds

 

Getting To The Root of Eczema

We recently had a guest visit our clinic with chronic eczema. Eczema, also known as dermatitis, is a condition of itchy and dry skin that can progress to a rash, sometimes cracking and bleeding. This particular guest had a severe rash with painful cracks on the palms of her hand, as well as on the soft, inside part of her elbows. Read more about Getting To The Root of Eczema

 

Choosing Healthy Fish For Nourishment

Throughout the history of the world, many cultures have used fish and fish broths to nourish their people. In the Chinese and Korean cultures, fish and fish broths have traditionally been used to properly nourish pregnant women and to promote a healthy supply of breast milk.

During his travels, renowned nutritionist and dentist, Dr. Weston A. Price found that populations that regularly consumed fish had thicker bones and better skeletal structure than those that consumed mainly red meat or mainly vegetables. Read more about Choosing Healthy Fish For Nourishment

 

Basil and Tomato Dressing Recipe

Ingredients:

1-2 tomatoes
Small bunch of basil
Juice of one slice of lemon
Spring or filtered water
Sea salt, to taste (optional)

Directions:

Blend all ingredients. Try this dressing with your favourite whole grains like brown rice and quinoa, as well as on your vegetable salads and steamed vegetable dishes. Read more about Basil and Tomato Dressing Recipe

 

Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients: 

2 small bananas
1 tablespoon of organic, all-natural peanut butter
1 cup of almond milk or spring water

Directions:

Blend all ingredients and enjoy. Read more about Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe

 

Basil and Miso Dressing Recipe

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoons chopped onion
2 tablespoons miso or den jang
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon raw or unpasteurized honey
1/2 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard 2 small cloves garlic

Directions:

Place all ingredients except olive oil in a blender. Blend ingredients for 10-15 seconds or until homogenized. Read more about Basil and Miso Dressing Recipe

 

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