Zero-Waste Uses for Basil Around the House

Aside from throwing it in pasta for an extra kick, basil contains powerful antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and antibacterial properties. It’s also a natural adaptogen, which means its​ ​adaptogenic properties​ help the body deal with stress; basil strengthens memory and concentration and regulates the body’s control over blood-sugar levels. ​ Here […]

Join the Mustard Revolution….We’re a HUGE Fan!

I remember meeting Val at an industry event. Well dressed, just like most french women I know, she has a classy modern style. I was finally meeting the face of Gravelbourg Mustard! The maker of my favorite gourmet mustard the Cranberry Mustard, which had been the answer to my prayers […]

All about GARLIC

Happy National Garlic Day! Seeing as today is National Garlic Day and we wanted to take a moment and tell you all about it! Here is a great read on Medical News Today‘s website, writen by Christian Nordqvist and reviewed by Natalie Butler, RD, LD .  Christian talks about the benefits […]

Do spices ever really expire?

In many kitchens, spices are an abundance, but if you took a look at your pantry or spice rack right now, how old are your spices? According to a report by Taste of Home,​ ground spices lose flavour quicker than whole spices​. The site added whole spices can last four […]

What are the benefits of oregano?

Medical News Today | Joseph Nordqvist & Natalie Butler. RD.LD Medical News Today published an interesting article on the benefits of oregano. It was written by Joseph Nordqvist and reviewed by Natalie Butler. Joseph mentioned that this herb was used as herbal medicine as far back as the ancient greeks. […]

15 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Cut Back on Salt

Reader’s Digest Sodium is an important element that helps regulate fluid levels in the body. And while it is possible to not get enough salt in your diet, the vast majority of people actually consume way more than they need. Reader’s Digest posted an article on the affects that salt […]