• Uncategorized,  Winter Remedies

    Flu Bomb

    Sadly the weather is getting cooler and that means that winter is coming. During winter the likelihood of catching a cold or flu increases. If you’ve come down with a cold or flu this is an awesome recipe for stopping it in it’s track! Possibly not the most pleasant thing you’ll ever drink, but it’s better than having a lingering cold or flu! It contains great immune boosting ingredients, and the cayenne pepper will assist your circulation which will help you heal faster. So if you feel a cold or flu coming on – or if you are already sick – give this a go! It’ll assist your immune system…

  • Recipes,  Winter Remedies

    Coconut, carrot and ginger soup for the soul

    Coconut, carrot and ginger soup for the soul 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 small yellow onion, sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, peeled and grated 5 cups sliced, peeled carrots (about 1½ pounds) 2 cups vegetable broth 1 can coconut milk pinch of nutmeg salt and pepper to taste Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onions and cook until softened and translucent, about 5 minutes. Add ginger and garlic and cook for one minute, until fragrant. Add diced carrots and cook for 3 minutes more. Increase heat to medium-high and add vegetable broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and…

  • Winter Remedies

    Winter wellness; key herbs for keeping the bugs away and kicking a cold.

    Every winter its common for people to come down with at least one cold or flu. However, I’ve found these anti-viral and immune boosting herbs really do work wonders for kicking a cold and reducing the severity. The following are my favourites for stopping a cold in its track, by giving our immune system a huge boost to fight it off. Each one of these herbs has the research to back up it’s immune boosting properties and I personally swear by them for myself, my family and my clients. ♦ Echinacea Clinical trials have shown Echinacea to be useful in both preventing as well as treating bacterial and viral infections…