Our Favourite Anti-Inflammatory Soup!

Lemon Chicken Turmeric Ginger Soup by Elizabeth Sharrett, heyheyMAE.com Knock back a cold or enjoy a cozy cup of soup with this comforting Lemon Chicken Turmeric Ginger Soup. Paleo, dairy-free, gluten-free, whole 30 & anti-inflammatory. Ingredients 1T coconut oil 1 diced onion 3-4 stalks, chopped celery 3-4, chopped carrot 1t salt 1T turmeric 1-2T grated ginger 1-3 cloves, minced garlic…

2020 Clean Eating Challenge Starts January 6!

We are excited to announce our Root of Health 2020 Clean Eating Challenge, starting January 6!  This FREE challenge will be a great way to kick off your New Year on the right foot.  The Challenge will be hosted on our Root of Health Facebook page, and will run for two weeks.  You will have access to videos, Facebook lives, lots of recipes, support and community.  Dr. Alison, ND and our Nutritionist, Paula will be leading the group.

If you are interested in joining, sign up on the Facebook page under events.  On January 2, we will send you a package that will contain lots of info to get you started – a calendar of topics and events, food lists, some meal prep tips and more.

We would LOVE to have you join us!  Sign up here:

https://mailchi.mp/a1539a7a4c75/2019cleaneatingchallengesignup

 

Working with a Nutrition Coach

Making nutritional changes is difficult, regardless of your motivation.  Whether you are trying to lessen inflammation, lose weight, become more mobile, or gain more control over your eating, making changes on your own can be frustrating.  Have you ever done amazingly in your first week, but then slide back into routine, cursing yourself all the while? It is a pretty…

A New Book by Dr. Jodie Peacock, ND!

We are excited to share an excellent reference, written by our very own Dr. Jodie Peacock, ND! Preconceived: A Step-By-Step Guide to Enhancing Your Fertility and Preparing Your Body for a Healthy Baby Does healthy living begin before conception?  There is a new trend on the rise.   For the first time in history, our children’s life expectancy is shorter then…

Zucchini Rainbow Salad

  This delicious and beautiful salad is easy to prepare, and full of phytonutrients and antioxidants. Add some grilled chicken or shrimp and it would make a delicious meal. If you haven’t tried “zoodles” (zucchini noodles), you are missing out!  INGREDIENTS 3 to 4 zucchinis (1 1/2 pounds total) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced and roughly chopped…

My Favorite Kale & Quinoa Salad

Recipe by Paula Porter, CNP, NNCP Adding protein rich nuts and delicious quinoa makes a simple kale salad more of a meal. Satisfying for a healthy lunch, and full of nutrients and fibre to keep you going until dinner! If you think you don’t like kale, try this salad… It may just convert you to a kale lover!  The important thing when preparing kale is…

Maybe Offal Isn’t So Awful

By Paula Porter, CNP, NNCP “Offal” (an unfortunate name) basically refers to the edible parts of an animal aside from the muscle meat that we typically eat.  It includes organ meat (liver, kidneys, heart, etc) and other unusual cuts of meat – tongue, cheek, bones, etc. Organ meats are the most concentrated source of pretty well every nutrient, including those…