Beverages

Wholesome and Healthy smoothies, teas, coffee alternatives and mocktails that can be made vegan and paleo! Sugar-free, dairy-free and gluten-free options.

Blueberry green Smoothie

Blueberry Green Smoothie

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
|
In Breakfast , Smoothies
|
Published January 23, 2019
|
Updated April 16, 2019
Blueberries are an amazing source of phytonutrients, antioxidants and vitamins and minerals. They regulate blood sugar levels, promote heart health and reduce inflammation. Blueberries improve nerve system response, mainly by protecting never cells from oxidative damage due to the presence of antioxidants and phytonutrients. They are also found to be chemoprotective as they contain a […]

Turmeric Tonic

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
|
Published December 12, 2018
|
Updated April 16, 2019

Turmeric is a fantastic spice, that brings a beautiful and vibrant colour to dishes as well as a wonderful taste. Turmeric constituent curcumin provides a powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and immune boosting punch. Adding turmeric into your diet can make a world of a difference for your digestive system, skin and immune system. To learn more […]

Matcha Almond Milk Latte

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
|
Published December 4, 2018
|
Updated April 16, 2019

I usually start my mornings with a matcha tea that a whisk to a wonderful froth.  Every so often I like to enjoy this delicious matcha almond milk latte, it’s wonderfully sweet and a perfect treat to enjoy from the comfort of your own home.  If you would like to learn about the benefits of […]

orange hot chocolate

Orange Hot Chocolate – Turmeric Drink

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
|
In Beverages
|
Published May 17, 2018
|
Updated April 16, 2019
Golden Milk is wonderfully healing for the body, aiding in reducing inflammation systemically, boosts the immune system and aids in digestion and that is but a few of the benefits. Sometimes I would like to have some hot chocolate and have it do the same things. Turmeric’s component curcumin is a wonderful anti-inflammatory and its […]

Roasted Caramel Herbal Coffee

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
|
Published November 10, 2017
|
Updated September 10, 2018

Life is too short to have bad coffee, It is even shorter to have a bad coffee substitute.Full-bodied, smooth, strong, chocolaty caramel – this drink is a treat and the perfect thing to get you going in the right direction first thing in the morning and throughout the day. If you usually start your day […]

Watermelon Smoothie With Lemon Balm

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
|
Published July 13, 2017
|
Updated May 20, 2019

Suikawari is the Japanese game of smashing a watermelon blindfolded. It is often done in the summer, at the beach or any safe place outside (if one is blindfolded thrashing a stick it is best to be safe). One summer my wonderful friend Rosanna and I decided to partake in the wonderful game. We decided […]

golden milk

Golden Milk – Turmeric & Ginger

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
|
In Beverages
|
Published July 12, 2017
|
Updated September 19, 2018
A warm cup of golden milk is the most beautiful shade of yellow and a great comfort when one is not feeling their best; physically or mentally. Golden milk is very easy to make. The recipe below is a single serving but can be doubled easily if you would like to make more. Great for […]

Floral Lavender & Pineapple Smoothie

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
|
Published July 12, 2017
|
Updated April 20, 2019

I have two little bushes of Lavender growing in the garden. I’ve made cookies with them before and I always harvest them and dry them in the basement so that I can make Homemade lavender bath Salts but never a smoothie. Lavender is an antidepressant and antispasmodic. It is effective against headaches (particularly stress headaches) […]

Reishi Hot Chocolate

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
|
Published June 25, 2017
|
Updated May 8, 2019

There are little things more delicious than hot chocolate! When unprocessed and not laden with artificial flavours, colours and sweetened chemically with too much sugar hot chocolate can be quite healthy. Cacao is a powerful antioxidant and rich in both vitamins and minerals. Drinking hot cacao is one of my favourite alternative to regular hot […]

Honey Lemon Ginger Tea

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
|
In Tea
|
Published June 25, 2017
|
Updated October 25, 2018
Being ill with a cold or a sore throat is rather unpleasant. I especially dislike when my throat feels like it has a porcupine living within it. When I was little my mom would give me sweet sticky homemade syrup from Poland. Now we have both moved on to this tea! It’s important to keep […]
It is main inner container footer text
Pin It on Pinterest