French 75

French 75

I know it may look like I have a thing for bourbon, and I have never said no to a glass of wine, but when it comes to my two favourite loves (in the alcohol department that is) hands down it has to be gin and a little bubbly. I guess then it was only…more

Shaved Asparagus Salad

A Spring Lunch

Like many in the health and food worlds, the change of seasons excites me. It is a shift away from the heavy roots and tubers that keep our bellies warm when the weather can’t, to the lighter shoots and greens that push through at the sun’s first warming rays, letting us know that life has…more

Getting Rid of Puffy Eyes

The Fix: How to Fight Puffiness

Whether it’s puffy eyes or swollen ankles, feeling like the marshmallow man probably isn’t doing much for your self-esteem. This inflated version of you is what is known as edema, a condition characterized by an excess of watery fluid in the cavities or the tissues of the body. This can sometimes be a benefit; if…more

Sparkling Cider Cocktail

Sparkling Cider Cocktail

Sometimes I feel so overwhelmed by all the love in my life. Life threw some curveballs this week, nothing major, but enough to stress to me out, and tilt the balance in my life that I work so hard to maintain. I thought up this cocktail a few weeks ago; the inspiration for it one…more

Nutrition for Healthy Hair

Nutrition for Healthy Hair

My littlest sister is what I refer to as a Ginger Mermaid. Long, ropey locks of untouched, virgin hair stretch and wave their way to her waist in the most perfect shade of strawberry blonde I ever did see. Unfazed by her luck in the genetics department, I am not sure she even blow-dries it,…more