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The mystery and magic of water kefir

Fermented water kefir is an important part of our juice retreat here at Spa Eastman. Although we may think that this ‘new’, fermented health drink has only just arrived on the world scene, the history of water kefir goes back a very long way.  There is much debate as to whether it originated in Tibet […]

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Green vegetable and rosemary juice

Portion: 1 Is your green juice missing something?  Losing it’s zip?  Well, there is a way to bring life back into your juice routine.  Just like mixing healthy cruciferous vegetables and sprightly, sweeter citrus makes a juice more balanced – blending in herbs adds another layer of flavor to the mix. Ingredients ½ cucumber ½ […]

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Clearing the Fog: Juice and herbal cleanses for clarity and focus

In 2017, the World Health Organization published a study (1) stating the total number of people living with depression in 2015 was estimated to exceed 300 million – an increase of more than 18.4% since 2005.  And depression aside, almost all of us have, at some time in our lives, experienced abnormal tiredness, brain ‘fog’, […]

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The wonderful benefits of mushrooms

We too often take these small, pale fungi for granted, however cultures around the world have eaten or used mushrooms medicinally for centuries, dating all the way back to ancient Egypt and the Ming period in China.  Mushrooms are a superfood, and one of the most health-promoting foods on the planet. Countless scientific studies have […]

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Collagen, present in bone broth, not just in your jar of cream!

We all know someone in our family or circle of friends who saves meat carcasses and boils them to make rich broths and nourishing soups. However, it seems that few people remember this ancestral practice of traditional cooking. Bone broth is simple, timeless and like going back to basics. Plus, it’s easier to make than […]

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Our harvests in a glass

J’ai eu l’occasion d’habiter en Australie, afin d’étudier l’approche florissante de production de nourriture biologique, locale, et de saison et son impact sur les restaurants innovateurs ainsi que tout ce qui entoure le mouvement du bien-être, ce qui est autant excitant qu’inspirant pour moi. Actuellement, les tendances alimentaires avant-gardistes sont au premier plan d’un mouvement […]

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Why food plays a vital role in your health?

We all know how vital of a role food plays in our health, and that it is far more than a simple nutrient delivery system.  Food enhances our enjoyment of life and gives us the opportunity to commune with people we know and love. As well, cooking is a creative outlet and an act of […]

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Almond butter and raw chocolate smoothie

Portions:  1 The ingredients for this low carb almond butter and chocolate smoothie are super simple: 2 soupspoons of activated almond butter* 2 soupspoons of raw cocoa powder ½ cup organic coconut cream (canned) 1 cup very cold water 2 soupspoons hulled hemp seeds ½ avocado 2 Medjool dates OR unrefined stevia as desired 1 […]

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Chia and berry breakfast bowl

Portions: 4 x ½ cup servings Ingredients 1 14oz can coconut cream 1/3 cup white chia seeds 1 to 2 tbsp fresh lemon or lime juice 1 x 5 milliard dairy-free probiotic capsule 1 tsp organic mint essence ½ cup blueberries and/or raspberries, roughly crushed Instructions Whisk the coconut cream, chia seeds and lemon juice […]

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Interestes in a juice cleanse?

Nous accueillerons bientôt un nouveau groupe de participants pour notre Cure de jus revitalisante. Nos kinésiologues préparent un horaire d’exercices détoxifiants spécialement conçu pour les participants de cette cure. Nos naturopathes finalisent leurs nombreuses conférences et présentations pour cette semaine. Nos jardiniers surveillent attentivement les jeunes plants qui poussent dans nos jardins et qui seront […]