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Ancient Grains Einkorn Flour Review & Giveaway

All opinions expressed in this post are my own. Einkorn.com provided me with samples in order to facilitate this review. Summer vacations in Sardinia always bring us back to our roots, one of which is the appreciation for food. Albeit I love Italian food, I unfortunately have to avoid grains due to a mild gluten-intolerance. Avoid crusty …

8 Vegan Recipes for Cinco de Mayo + The Best Guacamole Recipe

Mexican food is one of my favourite cuisines Over the last few years I’ve developed many of my own delicious Mexican-inspired creations, many of which are plant-based, and others that can be made with vegan and vegetarian substitutions, and the best time of the year to highlight these recipes is on Cinco de Mayo! These …

What is Reiki and How Does It Work?

Have you ever considered exploring the ancient art of Reiki, whether it be receiving a healing treating, or learning how to practise on others? The benefits of Reiki are numerous, and one of the greatest benefits of it is its ability to achieve overall healing and spiritual growth. What is Reiki? Reiki is an energy healing …

Rosehip Oil Benefits For The Skin + Apoterra Skincare Review

All ideas and opinions expressed in this post are my own. Apoterra Skincare provided me with product in order to facilitate this review. Plant-based skincare is a wonderful way to rejuvenate and maintain the skin naturally. Rosehip oil, one of mother nature’s best kept secrets is no exception. It is full of antioxidants, vitamins, and …

15 Healthy Easter Brunch Recipes

Brunch is one of those easy, versatile meals that you can prepare in advance or on the fly. The combination of breakfast and lunch items actually means you have more options when it comes to which foods to prepare. Although brunch is traditionally served between mid-morning to mid-afternoon, it makes a great breakfast-for-dinner too. When …

18 Clean Eating Grocery Staples

‘Clean eating’ is a simple concept: consume food in its purest state, or as close as possible to the way nature delivered it. Contrary to popular belief, it isn’t a ‘diet’ at all, but instead a lifestyle choice. It may vary from person to person, but for me it is one that contains unprocessed, whole, …

5 Signs You Have A Garlic Intolerance

Garlic is a powerful anti-inflammatory compound and one of the most widely used cooking ingredients, found in practically every cuisine in the world. For someone who has a sensitivity to garlic it’s widespread use can be a nightmare. An intolerance to garlic can easily go under the radar, especially since more obvious culprits, such as gluten …

6 Ways To Teach Meditation To Kids

In the past, mindfulness and meditation were mainly viewed as a beneficial coping strategy for adults. Nowadays, there is an increasing interest in teaching children these methods to help them relax, relieve stress, and improve focus. Children are not immune to the problems that we often associate with adulthood. Teaching kids the simple act of …

Top 8 St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

We all get excited about a holiday that allows us eat, drink, and merry until our heart’s content, so it’s no wonder that St.Patrick’s Day is one of the most celebrated holidays around the world. What makes it even more fun for a home chef – or anyone who likes to experiment in the kitchen …