Why It's Amazing Having a Caterer as a Mother
I live across the country from my family. It takes three planes to get to North Bay and likewise for my family to visit me in Nelson, BC.
When I told my parents that I was having a baby, my mother immediately booked two trips to come see me. One trip was three months before the arrival of her first grandaughter and the other was on the date my daughter was due.
During their first trip Dad caught nine rainbow trout! Mom consequently made delicious Foodie creations each night with all of the fish. I can thank the omega 3 ...
- Andrea Spencer
- April 15, 2015
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Hello Spring Weather - Savoir Faire Catering North Bay Welcomes SPRING
A Change in Weather!
YAY! The weather forecast is predicting some warmer weather this week in North Bay. We welcome and say; "hello spring weather" with a flurry of activity. Everyone begins to feel that rush of excitement when temperatures begin to climb, the sun is out, and the first robin is heard, pots for maple syrup are being set out on trees. So many signs that spring is on it's way.
With temperatures rising above zero, I am beginning to get excited about the farmer's market! The ...
An Essential Key to Wellness
Are you feeling tired? Foggy? Constipated? Do you have a headache? Are you dreading the week ahead? I know of a miracle solution to fix everything!
An essential key to wellness, Drink more water it is an essential key to wellness!
Drinking clean water aids in digestion, makes skin look youthful, helps with fatigue, aids in weight loss and helps with mental clarity and well being.
How much water is enough?
The answer is different for everyone depending on activity, sex and age. The 8:8 rule can be followed by consuming 8, 8oz ...
Happy St.Patty's day!
Today's smoothie has cilantro in it! Cilantro is an interesting plant to use in your jackknife of healing foods. The herb is a chelator meaning it bonds with heavy metals that have accumulated in the body.
Three heavy metals that we are exposed to:
1. Aluminum - Throught antiperspirants, cooking utensils, tin foil and water. Aluminum is a neurotoxin.
2. Mercury - Found in pesticides, fungicides, cosmetics and dental fillings. It leaches into our water and we often ingest it when we eat fish. Mercury accumulates in our brain and kidneys...
Welcome to day 4 of the 5 day smoothie challenge!
With St. Patty's day right around the corner, we're sure to have a few beverages to celebrate. Why not make these green smoothies instead of beer? Or at least, let's use the the smoothies ahead of time to make sure our bodies are prepared for whatever stress we put them through! The recipe for Day 4 is a detoxing recipe that will help with kidney function.
Parsley is a powerful diuretic that helps cleanse the blood and can help restore proper kidney function. Rich in chlorophyll, parsley is also known to help with ...
Welcome to day 3 of the smoothie challenge!
Hopefully by now you are feeling more energized and enjoying the different flavour combinations of the smoothies.
Today's refreshing recipe is meant to pack your body full of electrolytes while keeping you hydrated.
Yesterday I highlighted the nutritional benefits of every ingredient in the recipe. Today's recipe is similar to yesterday's with added celery and grapefruit.
Grapefruit - This sweet and tart fruit is full of vitamin C that helps strengthen the immune system to fight off disease. Grapefruit also boosts ...
Today's recipe is packed with healthy goodness. Coconut water was chosen as the liquid because it is considered to be a natural sport drink. Coconut milk contains the electrolytes calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium and potassium in their natural form.
Mango is an antioxidant that helps clear skin problems. It is also said to promote eye health, alkalize the body, increase libido and calm emotions. The tasty fruit is also low on the glycemic index.
Spinach is a super food that is high in minerals, antioxidants and vitamins. Organic spinach is always best as it ...
Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen
The Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen list is a result of data taken from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Food and Drug Administration compiled by EWG. http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/list.php The list is updated every year. The Dirty Dozen are popular household produce that contain the highest amount of pesticide residue. The Clean Fifteen list is a compilation of the popular produce containing the least concentrations of pesticide residue.
Purchasing organic food is not always an option. This produce list helps ...
Chia seeds are an amazing superfood that aid in weight loss. They are a low calorie, nutrient dense seed packed with fiber and protein. Since this tiny seed is made up of healthy Omega 3 fatty acids (think salmon) they are an excellent food for our brain and skin. Because of thier antioxidant properties (cleaning up toxins from our bodies) this miracle food is said to have anti-aging effects. Chia seeds are an anti-inflammatory food aiding in injury recovery and skin problems. This recipe is so versatile that it can be used as a breakfast food, dessert or ...
An easy way to stay healthy is to make delicious creations that are simple to create. This is a simple smoothie recipe that can be built on. I make this every morning using a magic bullet. Any blender or even food processor will work great as well!
1 frozen banana
1 tbs organic seed or nut butter
1 tbs raw cacao
cover with water or almond milk
blend ingredients and enjoy outside with a smile!
Raw chocolate. Did you know that chocolate is good for you? Raw cacao contains magnesium, a heart healthy mineral along with essential ...