Natural Tips for Fighting the Effects of Wildfire Smoke Inhalation

Wild Fire Smoke Inhalation

With over 141 new wildfires igniting in BC over the weekend the skies over much of western Canada and the US are filled with smoke. Not only are wildfires a scary thing to encounter or endure, but the smoke they create can seriously affect your health. Wildfire smoke causes an inflammatory immune response in our bodies, this response can cause a number of symptoms from a sore throat and watery...

DIY: Natural Cream Deodorant — That Works!

DIY Natural Cream Deodorant

I know what your thinking… natural deodorant’s don’t work! Trust me, I totally get where you’re coming from, I myself have experienced the pitfalls of natural deodorant. That’s why I decided to try and make my own natural cream deodorant at home. This deodorant not only works, but it’s creamy texture (thanks to coconut oil and shea butter) makes it great for conditioning the skin under your arms — one...

Peach Crisp Protein Smoothie with ZERO Protein Powder!

If you’re like my husband and I and absolutely hate the taste of protein powder, finding a smoothie recipe that’s high in protein and sans powder can be tricky. But fret not my friends, it is possible, and it’s delicious! This recipe is a blend of whole foods inspired by a classic summertime fav, peach crisp. My husband eats dairy, so adding a high quality organic greek yogurt to his...

My Favourite Online Green Beauty Shops

If you’ve checked out my favourite green face care products and read my “What is Green Beauty?” post then you already know the importance of using toxin-free skin care products, but it’s also important to know where to find these amazing products. So, let’s get to the fun part, shopping! I buy most of my green beauty products online or at my local health food store. While more and more big...

Homemade Clamato Caesar

It’s iconically Canadian. It’s acceptable to drink morning, day or night. It’s a cocktail, or meal, or both… It’s the Caesar! Thanks to my dad and his badass Caesar making skills, the Caesar was my first ever cocktail, or should I say mocktail since I was 12 years old when I tried my first virgin Caesar. Ever since it’s held a special place in my Canadian heart. For those of...