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 […]

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. […]

Smoked Paprika BBQ Sauce

Here is a super tasty recipe for a Smoked Paprika BBQ Sauce. This sauce is great to use on your chicken, ribs, pork chops and even burgers. INGREDIENTS  1 tablespoon vegetable oil  1 small onion finely chopped  3 cloves garlic minced  1 tablespoon Splendor Garden Smoked Paprika  1 cup bottled strained tomatoes  1/4 cup packed brown […]

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 […]

Dill, Chickpea and Feta Salad

With summer just around the corner, it is time to get out the BBQ, invite a few friends over and get grilling. What better compliment could you have with you shish-kabobs or souvlaki, than this amazing Italian pasta salad from Lisa Lavery at Chowhound. With the bold flavours of Splendor […]

Paprika – Did you know?

Paprika – Did you know? According to Ingenious Health In folk medicine and herbal remedies from Australia to Egypt, oregano has developed a popular following as a veritable cure-all for many health concerns, but the research to

Did you know – Bay Leaves

Organic Facts states, there are many different types of plants whose leaves are referred to as “bay leaves”, but the true bay leaf is scientifically known as Laurus nobilis, and this is the nutrient-rich variety. ‪#‎bayleaves‬‪#‎organic‬ Health Benefits of Bay Leaves | Organic Facts Some of the most impressive health […]

Did you know – Cumin Ground

Did you know – Cumin Ground Organic Facts calls Cumin a super food when it comes to digestion and related problems, as well as many other ailments. ‪#‎cumin‬ ‪#‎organic‬ ‪#‎digestion‬ Health Benefits of Cumin | Organic Facts The health benefits of cumin include its ability to aid in digestion, improving […]