raw honey

The 101 On Raw Honey

Raw honey has gained some serious popularity over the past couple of years and especially since more and more people are starting to become more mindful about what they put into their body. When looking at the foods that we eat, eliminating refined sugar is something that all of us should strive towards, but what about natural sugars?

Things like raw honey and pure maple syrup serve as great alternatives to refined sugar when we are baking a sweet treat or looking for a touch of sweetness to our morning bowl of oatmeal or to stir into a cup of tea.

The thing about honey is that not all honey is created equal and it can be confusing to figure out what’s what. I am going to give you some fast facts on raw honey so you can be fully informed about whether or not this would be a good sugar alternative for you or not. Read more

fermented foods

The 3 Fermented Foods Everyone Should Have in Their Kitchen

Fermented foods have been all the buzz lately and for good reason. These foods are known to help support gut health which is central to the overall health of our bodies.

Fermented foods work to support the healthy bacteria in the gut to help keep the pathogenic bacteria at bay. Keep in mind that the gut is home to trillions of different bacteria so we need to do what we can to keep this bacteria healthy so that they work in our favor and provide us with a foundation of great health.

There are many different types of fermented foods you can try today, but I am going to list out the top three that everyone should have in their kitchen. These are dairy-free which is great for anyone who may have a dairy allergy or sensitivity. Read more