THE INS AND OUTS OF MINIMALIST SHOES

There is much talk these days about the use of minimalist shoes. Should we use them? Should we not? The idea behind the minimalist shoe (MS) stems from the thought that barefoot is best for our feet. When a baby is born, their developing foot is given all it needs to develop and grow into a stable, flexible base of support for our body. If this baby foot was allowed to grow and develop barefoot on its own, adapting to the terrain of its environment, learning how to navigate rocks, hills and bumps, ideally it should adapt and grow to … Continue reading THE INS AND OUTS OF MINIMALIST SHOES

RECIPE OF THE MONTH: BACON & EGG STUFFED TOMATOES

Tomatoes are finally in season! Get your hands on some bright red, juicy and delicious Ontario grown variety. FRESH IS BEST! Try this recipe for breakfast, lunch or dinner. A great alternative to a sandwich…alternatively you can stuff peppers too, another fresh, in season option. Bacon & Egg Stuffed Tomatoes 2 large tomatoes, heirloom 4 hard boiled eggs, mashed with fork 1/2 cup celery, diced 2 tbsp mayonnaise  3 slices turkey bacon, cooked and crumbled 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 1/2 tsp paprika  Sea Salt & Pepper to taste Directions: Wash tomatoes thoroughly. Cut tops from tomatoes; scoop out pulp … Continue reading RECIPE OF THE MONTH: BACON & EGG STUFFED TOMATOES

HELP! I’M A SUGAR ADDICT!

To most people sugar can be very much like a drug. We crave it. We experience a crash from it (often around 3pm in the afternoon!) and we even have horrible withdrawal symptoms like moodiness, headaches, fatigue when we can’t get our hands on it. But, did you know that often these symptoms arise from little critters inside of you called “candida”, who feed off of sugar? Candida is a type of yeast that is naturally occurring on and in the human body. In particular, the species “candida albicans” live in your gastrointestinal tract and help to maintain a healthy, balanced flora. However, it is … Continue reading HELP! I’M A SUGAR ADDICT!