Spiced Christmas Pomanders

This clove studded fruit is an excellent Christmas craft for kids and adults! The best part about Christmas Pomanders is that they are a natural way to bring the smell of Christmas to your house. This craft is inexpensive and gorgeous. The first time I made a Christmas Pomander one […]

Surviving Breast Cancer – Pat’s Story

The team at Splendor Garden is an interesting bunch of people and many of us have had our own personal battles with health. One thing you may not know is we have two people on the team who have battled breast cancer. We wanted to share one of those stories […]

Are Organic spices worth it?

You might have heard of the Dirty Dozen or sometimes buy the organic eggs from the grocery store, but what about when you are in the spice aisle? Organic spices are touted as being more pungent and having more flavour, but one of the most compelling reasons to choose organic […]

Whole Grain for Health

Grains have gotten a bit of a bad rap lately, but there are many reasons to be choosing the whole grain for your health! Grains where designed by nature to be consumed whole for several reasons. The whole grain contains the bran, germ, and endosperm. Each layer is important and […]

High Fibre?

Yes, Fibre is great and healthy, But WHY?   Fibre is a carbohydrate, but is not digestible. Why would you ever want to consume something that is not even digestible?   1. To get things moving through your system. Fibre is the train for the digestive tract to help get […]

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 […]