Health & Wellness

Hearts of Palm Salad
An original and delicious salad recipe from The Best 30-Minute Vegetarian Recipes by Marie-Claude Morin. The hearts of palm are at their best in this delectable and healthy Spring salad. More »
Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Yes, it is possible to have a healthy Easter dessert! More »
Vegetarian Golden Cauliflower with Split Peas
Perfect as a side dish at Easter, your next holiday gathering, or as a side on a busy weeknight! More »
Arugula Salad with Shaved Fennel and Prosciutto
One of the best reasons to wear perfume is that its scent precedes you. It relays a silent message of great expectations. Similarly, we love how the peppery arugula brings out the best in savory, roasted fennel, with salty prosciutto chiming in. A simple browning of the shallots will give you a... More »
What is the Difference Between Culinary and Medicinal Herbs & Spices?
 Ian Hemphill, author of The Spice & Herb Bible, Third Edition, is often asked about the difference between Culinary and Medicinal herbs and spices. Here is what Ian has to say:"Culinary herbs and spices are those that are used primarily to flavor food. They may be included during cooking... More »
Which Medicinal Herbs Best Deal with Allergies & Hay Fever?
Allergies and hay fever are characterized by irritation of the mucous membranes of the eyes, nose, throat, and lungs and are caused by the immune system overreacting to airborne environmental allergens. Symptoms of allergies include itching of the eyes, nose, and throat, bouts of sneezing, runny... More »
Does Your Child Have an Allergic Problem?
Every spring and fall, five-year-old Michael has a stuffy, itchy nose. There’s a clear watery fluid running from his nose and he’s sneezing frequently. As a parent, you’re often wondering: “Is he coming down with a cold or does he have an allergy?”It’s not always easy to determine whether your... More »
10 Best Strategies for Healthy Eating
Lynn Roblin, nutrition editor and author of 500 Best Healthy Recipes, says most people realize that what they eat makes a difference to being healthy and looking and feeling well. But there is so much conflicting information about nutrition in the media that is it difficult to make informed choices... More »
Fruit of Life
Are you a health-nut? Treat yourself to this delicious smoothie. You'll thank yourself for it. More »
What Does Being Vegan Mean?
“...veganism gives us all the opportunity to say what we ‘stand for’ in life. The ideal of healthy, humane living is now easy with modern transport bringing us vegan foods from all over the world.          Join us and add decades of health to your life, with... More »
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