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Oakville Archives - Jennifer Kaster

Tips For A Happy Tummy While You Travel

Whether you’re hopping in the car for a weekend road trip or boarding an airplane for an adventure far away traveling is always exciting, but can come with some unexpected tummy challenges as well.  Traveling can be a real trial on the digestive system for many reasons. When we travel we easily slide out of Read more about Tips For A Happy Tummy While You Travel[…]

Veggie Re-Grow Challenge!

We like to re-use our vegetables.  I understand this may sound strange, but did you know you can grow new veggies from the ones you buy at the grocery store? We most commonly do this with celery.  It’s fun to chop the bottom off, set it in a dish of water in the window and Read more about Veggie Re-Grow Challenge![…]

Signs That You Need To Detoxify

We are all exposed to toxins daily.  Things like –  pesticides, industrial wastes, synthetic medicine, food additives, car exhaust and cigarette smoke and all of these are chemicals that are foreign to our body.  They end up accumulating inside because our body does not know how to deal with them.  This has a dramatic affect Read more about Signs That You Need To Detoxify[…]

The Power of Your Food

This week I’d like to share with you about the power of your food.  I love working with people on the topic of nutrition and assessing what they’re eating, but more importantly discussing what things can be added in to support them and move their health in the direction they’d like it to go.   Read more about The Power of Your Food[…]

Begin with a Balanced Breakfast

  We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day and I’m going to reinforce that point one more time for you. Breakfast REALLY is the most important meal of the day!  This is the only opportunity you have to get your day off on the right foot with good energy, even Read more about Begin with a Balanced Breakfast[…]

Naturally Clean Laundry

If you’re like me and you have extra sensitive skin you already know how hard it is to find a good laundry detergent that doesn’t leave you feeling irritated for hours on end. I often find myself questioning the use of chemically loaded detergents found in stores.  It didn’t feel right to clean items that Read more about Naturally Clean Laundry[…]

Curried Coconut Chicken

Last weekend we had a group cooking fest at the house.  It was great fun to have a few people in the kitchen each focused on their own task as we tackled 2 new recipes.  Yes, there were a few moments of chaos as we were flipping back and forth between recipes in the same Read more about Curried Coconut Chicken[…]

Feeling Under the Weather

As I sit here feeling congested, achy and fatigued I’m in awe of how the human body works.  It has so many ways to help us get through an illness. Let’s start with the most disgusting feature – mucus. Our nasal cavity produces excess mucus in the winter, which traps foreign invaders – virus or Read more about Feeling Under the Weather[…]

Eating your way through a healthy winter!

As the seasons change and the temperature drops many of us begin to think about the dreaded colds and flus that accompany this time of year.  It seems like we’re always on a mission to defend ourselves from the germs that everyone around us is trying to share.  To help us make it through this Read more about Eating your way through a healthy winter![…]

Chicken Cassoulet

Any meal I can make in one pot sounds like a fantastic idea to me, so for Christmas I asked for a healthy slow cooker (crockpot) recipe book and that’s exactly what I got.  It’s called “The Healthy Slow Cooker” by Judith Finlayson. This book is great.  In addition to each recipe Judith includes a Read more about Chicken Cassoulet[…]

Don’t Let the Mucous Monster Take Over Your Winter!

Winter is a great season for many things – skating, tobogganing, snow ball fights, holidays with family, but for most of us it can also be a season of sickness, during which our body transforms into a mucus producing factory. Do you ever wonder where all this mucus is coming from and why it happens Read more about Don’t Let the Mucous Monster Take Over Your Winter![…]

Banishing Topsy-Turvy Turkey Tummy!

Do you fear developing your own little round belly,that gurgles like a bowlful of jelly this holiday season?   So many good things come with this time of year, especially when it comes to food.  Turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes made into magical sugar covered dishes, decorative cookies, pies, and tarts.  So many mouthwatering foods to choose from, Read more about Banishing Topsy-Turvy Turkey Tummy![…]

Wild Rice Poultry Stuffing

1 week left until Christmas Eve!  Many families are getting together in the next week or two to share a holiday feast together.  Here’s a twist to your usual stuffing – and it’s gluten free!   WILD RICE POULTRY STUFFING 4 Tbsp butter, melted                1/2 tsp each salt Read more about Wild Rice Poultry Stuffing[…]

Doing it…the natural way.

Have you ever felt like your body is some mystery that only your doctor can understand?  Do you feel like getting older is just another way of saying “falling apart”? Your body is your greatest asset and the health of your body is greatly influenced by every decision you make regarding your lifestyle and eating Read more about Doing it…the natural way.[…]