Fermentation

Life Lesson Learned From Brewing Kombucha

Brewing Kombucha has been a part of my life for over a year now, but my love for this healthy brew goes beyond that. The health benefits associated with consuming kombucha are long and storied; namely liver detoxification, boosting digestive health and providing an energy lift mid afternoon. However, today I want to talk about some key life lessons I… Read more →

Miso Mushroom and White Bean Salad

Last week was a whirlwind. I was barely on Twitter, Instagram had serious radio silence and the only people I spoke to were clients and myself; but, alas, resolution season is always a busy time in The Vitality Kitchen. I asked the universe for abundance and I got EXACTLY what I asked for! Last week I made over 15 different… Read more →

Cure Your Holiday Hangover

The holiday season is upon us, and this morning I paid a visit to my friends at CTV Morning Live to share my natural hangover cures; because I don’t know about you, but I enjoy my holiday season with a drink or two…or four. Hangovers are terrible but they seem to feel much worse this time of year, when the… Read more →

The Pink Kefir Lady

Can you believe it’s already mid November? The holidays are coming- I can feel it; and when the yuletide season makes it debut, most people find themselves sniffling and sneezing, which is so not festive at all. During the holidays I load up on fermented foods of all kinds, from miso to kombucha to kefir. Kefir, one of my go… Read more →

Natural Allergy Relief with Food

Allergy season is upon us; and with it brings red, watery eyes, stuffy/runny noses and scratchy throats. But before you reach for the box of Reactine, I’d like to share with you the top three foods for natural allergy relief. Before we begin, let’s talk about what allergies even are. Well, allergies are a disorder of the immune system, where… Read more →