Blog #67: Interview With Magnificently Fierce Bellydancer Accalia Carmen

  Accalia Carmen is an accomplished bellydancer, performer and teacher based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  She is the Founder and Director of Deep Roots Strong Dance.  She has choreographed, directed and performed at festivals across Canada, weddings, restaurants and the Arabic-Canadian Heritage Celebration.  She is a Dance Manitoba Gold Award recipient and is currently studying to…

Blog #62: Vegan Holiday Gingerbread Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 Banana 3/4 Cup almond milk (or a non-dairy milk you prefer) 1 Heaping TBSP Sunbutter (sunflower seed butter or a nut butter you like) 2 TBSP agave nectar 1 Tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 Tsp ground nutmeg 2 Cloves, ground-up 1 Tsp grated fresh ginger 1/4 Cup of ice Method: Put all ingredients into…

Blog #54: Vegan Egg! Your Breakfast Just Got Better

When I used to eat eggs I really enjoyed them scrambled, soft boiled and sometimes fried. Since removing animal products from my diet, and soy products, I really do miss eggs sometimes.  Especially if I want to make a fancy breakfast with pancakes/waffles (GF + vegan) and ‘eggs’.  Tofu eggs are no longer an option…

Blog #49: Tigernuts: The No-Nut Superfood To Add To Your Life

Despite the name of this superfood, Tigernuts aren’t nuts!  They are Tubers (similar to a root type veggie). Tigernuts are originally from such places as Southern Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Madagascar.  In Spain, they even make a delightful milk out of Tigernuts called Horchata. When you bite into a Tigernut, you will notice…

Blog #42: Super-fantastic Seabuckthorn Berries

  Seabuckthorn berries really are super-fantastic! 😄  I remember reading about seabuckthorn in a health magazine 6 or 7 years ago, and thought it could really help me to relieve my severe chronic eczema.  While I was reading the article, I recall getting really excited about the fact that it contained omega 3, 6, 7…