Herbs to help with Digestion


In my herbal medicine practice, one of the prevailing “themes” which seems to be at the root of the majority of ‘imbalances’ or ‘sensitivities’; is a malfunctioning digestive system.  There are such great helpers in the herbal medicine chest and so many botanicals which are easy to add to our daily routines and can make a [...]

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Garlic Scapes Pesto


This is one of my all-time favourite pesto recipes! Thanks to my friend Christine Stevenson and her husband, Romeyn  from Gaelic Garlic (Peterborough Ontario farmers market) ! She introduced me to these magical, somewhat lesser known ‘scapes’ ~ the slender green stems of the garlic plant, complete with the unopened flower buds. Garlic, is one of the oldest [...]

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Benefits of lovely Lemon Balm


Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) A member of the mint family, lemon balm is easy to grow; makes delicious spur of the moment tea. Lemon Balm is a “euphoric”. I’ll never forget the day I learned that Melissa, as she is fondly referred to, as a “euphoric”; she makes people happy!!!!! Gentle, loving Lemon Balm is one [...]

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Meatless Mondays ~ Swiss Chard & Caramelized Onions


  This week’s offering to celebrate succulent green choices features SWISS CHARD. This leafy green annual is a member of the beet family and can be purchased at local farmers markets or at your grocery with white, red, or multi-coloured stalks. This dish is rich and satisfying and an easy light main dish or colourful [...]

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