Dandelion Greens Salad

Dandelion Salad


A medium size bunch of young dandelion greens trimmed, washed, and finely chopped

1/2 cup tomatoes chopped medium-fine (halved cherry tomatoes also works well)

1 Tb finely shopped onion, preferably a red one

1 ½ Tbsp balsamic vinegar (or you can use lemon for a milder version)

3 Tbsp olive oil

Himalayan pink salt

Use freshly ground black pepper or a mixed blend of peppercorns

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Mindfulness Meditation Literally Rebuilds Your Brain



A first of its kind Harvard University study reveals that meditation literary rebuilds your brain.  This study used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to examine the effects of meditation on the brain.


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Chocolate Avocado Pudding 

Bowl of chocolate cream

This chocolate avocado pudding is a super easy and a super healthy dessert. It is vegan and gluten free.  It literally takes a few minutes to make and is delicious.  The pudding is thick, creamy and light.  It has a rich chocolate flavour and can be modified to your liking.  This chocolate avocado pudding can be served with fruits, nuts or berries of your choice. 

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Preventing Heart Disease: An Easy Fix

 Close up portrait of cute girl brushing teeth.


One of the easiest ways to reduce the risk of heart disease is to spend a couple minutes per day taking care of your teeth.   However, most of us hate doing this,   even though it takes less time and effort than diet and exercise. Yet, so few of us follow this recommendation. Perhaps the few shortcuts listed below will help you boost your oral hygiene and as a result your heart health.  

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Healing and Warm Chicken Congee Recipe

Chicken congee


 This healing, soothing, warm and tasty dish was introduced to me by my friend Sarah from Toronto. It was a wet, rainy, slushy and damp day in Montreal. While on the phone with Sarah, l was watching a heavy rain and a blanket snow falling down and covering the city. Sarah shared her chicken congee recipe with me which immediately caught my attention. That was our supper on that cold, damp and snowy day.  It was a big hit!

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