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Happy Food Revolution Day!

I think that the majority of people out there, kids included, know what they are supposed to eat to maintain and protect their health. So why then do we struggle so profoundly with diet-related diseases, obesity, and a vast array of chronic health issues. Because of the perception that making the healthy choice isn’t the easy choice, or the delicious […]

The Great Food Fight

Do you know what is costs to buy a healthy food basket in London these days? It may not be something that some of us pay all that much attention to. However, in every community, there are members who struggle financially to make ends meet. It’s easy for members of higher socio-economic status to pin laziness and a string of […]

When it comes to healthy eating, nutrition research doesn’t hold all the answers.

Nutrition is amongst the hot topics in health and wellness these days, and like any trending issue, it is subject to much (sometimes heated) debate. The gluten-free and Paleo trends seem to have taken the field of nutrition by storm, along with the recent rise in popularity of high protein diets and a growing body of research on healthy fats. Lots […]

Coconut Granola

  6 cups rolled oats 1 cup chopped pecans 1 cup chopped almonds 1 ½ cups shredded or flaked coconut (unsweetened) ½ cup maple syrup ½ cup coconut oil 1 cup raisins or dried fruit (optional)   Mix dry ingredients in roasting pan. Gently melt coconut oil in small saucepan. Add maple syrup and salt. Pour over dry ingredients and […]

The Children’s Garden – a summer of fun and exploration

This summer two community gardens in London were not only abuzz with bees and butterflies but with children connecting to nature and learning about growing healthy food. The Children’s Garden program was initiated in the summer of 2014 to allow children in our community a hands on and fun experience growing organic vegetables, herbs, and flowers. At the Thames Park […]