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3 Big Reasons We Love Farmers Markets & Local Produce

With spring, comes a flood of seasonal farmers markets, which means it’s easier for you to access farm-fresh produce. If you’re wondering why farmers markets may just be the greatest thing to pop up in your neighborhood this spring, here are 3 big reasons why you should seek out your local farmers market.

Beat the Beet

I haven’t always been partial to beets, in fact my stance for the first 20 years of my life was that a palate was better served without them (and I wonder where my youngest son Bode gets his food opinions from?!?!). Maybe it was the raw beet juice my mother insisted I have as it was “good for my blood”, because for the majority of my life through young adulthood I equated beets with the taste of earth. And that is not a food experience I was looking for. Things have changed, however, quite a lot. As I got older I made an effort to have at least one slice of beet at a salad buffet and insisted that, “this beet is for my mom”. And over time I ... Continue

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Broccoli Cilantro Pesto Salad

Broccoli Cilantro Pesto Salad

Posted on08/29/14

Written by Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND

Sounds delicious? Well it is! Homemade pesto is easy and delicious and it can be made with so many herb and nut varieties! This salad could easily be called a “detox” salad due to the many detoxification produce present such as the garlic, cilantro and broccoli. Get the recipe!

Plant Foods for Weight Loss Final

10 Plant Foods Perfect for Weight Loss

Posted on08/28/14

Written by Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND

Eating a plant-based diet helps control the bulges! Fruits and vegetables and other plant based foods contain high levels of fibre, water, nutrients and phyto-compounds, all these factors help control the appetite, improve satisfaction, and they also provide needed nutrition for a healthy body. Find out the 10 best plant foods for weight loss.