Non-Dairy Creamer

Going dairy free can be hard. Especially when you love the rich creamy taste of milk in your coffee.  I have been looking for an alternative for quite a while.  The soy creamers that are available are usually full of sugar (which as you know I cannot have). I tried hemp milk, almond milk, cashew…

The Eczema Diet Part #3: Coconut Yogurt

I recently started seeing a naturopath for my eczema.  I had an IgG test to see what my foods sensitivities.  Most of them were the typical ones; nuts, egg, most grains including rice, dairy and citrus fruit but I had weird results like yeast, and green beans. I wasn’t allergic to gluten! woohoo!  I had…

How to Make Homemade Yogurt!

  Making yogurt sounds like a big ordeal but its very easy to do! Yogurt has beneficial bacteria that helps create the nice tart flavour. I’ve only tried making yogurt a couple of times and I’m still experimenting on the time of maturation and type of milk. So far both my batches resulted in runny…

Beef Barley Soup in a Slow Cooker!

Having just discovered that my rice cooker was also a slow cooker, I decided to experiment. My favourite soup is beef barley but it does take a lot of time if it is made from scratch. The meat needs to be boiled down to make it tender and the barley needs to cook till its…

Eczema Diet Part 3…. Homemade Kimchi and Sour Beets

Going on this eczema diet has been bad and good.  The down side to this detox is going out with friends.  Most restaurants do not cater to the food sensitive folks.  Yes a lot of restaurants have gluten free foods, but to compensate for the lack of taste, they may add cheese, sugar or eggs. …

Eat Like a Dragon Boat Paddler

  Being an athlete isn’t just about the training and keeping fit. Its also about your diet. There are many things to consider when you finish a work out. Protein to repair muscles, fluids to replenish what you loss and of course carbohydrates to replace the fuel you used. Here’s a meal I love after…

Eczema Diet Part 2…. Homemade Soymilk

It has been a month now since I have started with the eczema diet.  I have been watching what I eat carefully. I have still been avoiding wheat, eggs, sugar, dairy and coffee. (Although I took a couple sips of black coffee… blah. How do people do it. I have also allowed myself some cheat…

Eczema Diet Part 1

If you have read my previous posts, then you will know about my struggles with eczema. I have had eczema since really little. I know in the past that the wild rose cleanse has helped control my eczema.  Diet plays such an important role when it comes to skin.  A little while ago I purchased…

3 Day Detox with Dr Oz

Dr.Oz’s 3 Day Detox cleanse. I have been struggling with eczema for years and have trying many things to see if it will help.  Right now I have been trying Omega 3-6-9 supplements and increasing my multivitamin intake.  I thought it was time for a good cleanse. It is not like I eat unhealthy. I…

Wild Rose Detox

There has been popular demand from friends and family to do a post on the Wild Rose Cleanse.  Although Kristin and I are not experts, we have done the cleanse a couple times and we have always benefited from it. Since I was very young I have suffered from eczema.  At first I thought it…