Keeping Back to School Green

Keeping Back to School Green

It’s never too early to start introducing and encouraging zero waste habits. Heading back to school can be an exciting whirlwind of planning and prepping, and setting up and settling into a new routine is a great opportunity to support eco-friendly choices. While these tips are aimed at kids, they make perfect sense for students of any age!

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Refreshing Summer Skin

Refreshing Summer Skin

No matter the lengths we go to with natural sunscreens, floppy hats and beach umbrellas, every summer seems to bring least one burn! And just the increased day-to-day exposure from being outside so much more tends to add up as season progresses. Luckily, there are all kinds of natural, gentle substances that can help calm down angry skin and get the healing process started.

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Through Dryuary and Beyond!

Through Dryuary and Beyond!

Whether or not you’re going for a full Dryuary, after the indulgences of the holidays and New Years, few things are more appealing than something clean, cool, and nutrient rich to sip on. Fresh squeezed juices, teas, probiotic drinks like kombucha and kefirs, and botanical sodas are all awesome just as they are, but they can also be starting point for all kinds of wonderful concoctions.

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Saving Summer Skin

Saving Summer Skin

By this point in summer, no matter how diligent we’ve been with our sunscreen and hats, we find that all the time spent out in the elements has started to register a bit in our skin. This month we focus on some of our favourite affordable, natural methods for helping skin heal.

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Jar Salad - Simple, Nutritious and Oh So Good!

Jar salads are exactly that, salads in a jar. These really are a fantastic way to make sure you get a boost of healthy veggies in your day and they are so simple to make. A great suggestion is to put cooked quinoa at the bottom and layer the veggies such as shredded beets and carrots, slivered almonds and raisins then finish it off with some crisp lettuce. It is best to keep the dressing to the side and to add it into the jar right before eating. Get creative and enjoy this simple way to eat more of your vegetables!


If you want to get into some serious detail about Jar Salads check out our friends over at "the kitchn".