Archive | January, 2018

Chickpea Salad

chickpea salad

Yield 3 servings Prep time 15 Minutes Ingredients: 1 (15-ounce/425 grams) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2 stalks celery, finely chopped 3 green onions, thinly sliced 1/4 cup finely chopped dill pickle 1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper 3 tablespoons store-bought or homemade vegan mayonnaise 1 clove garlic, minced 1 1/2 teaspoons yellow mustard 2 […]

Avocado Strawberry Caprese

avocado strawberry caprese

    Yield Serves 2 Prep time 10 Minutes Ingredients: 1/3 cup (80 mL) balsamic vinegar 1 cup (135 g) hulled and sliced strawberries 1 cup (160 g) grape or cherry tomatoes, halved 1 medium ripe avocado, pitted and diced 1/3 cup (8 g) loosely packed basil leaves, chiffonade cut 1 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil Pink Himalayan […]

New Year Glow Smoothie Bowl

smoothie bowl

Yield 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) Prep time 10 Minutes Vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, no bake/raw, nut-free, oil-free, refined sugar-free, soy-free Ingredients For the smoothie bowl: 3/4 cup (175 mL) water* 1 heaping cup (145 g) frozen mango chunks 1/3 cup (55 g) packed avocado 1/2-inch piece (7 g) peeled ginger, or to taste 1 cup […]

Acupuncture FAQ


Acupuncture-Frequently Asked Questions Does it hurt? Most of the time, patients don’t even feel the needles!   It’s funny, having experienced acupuncture for years, I don’t even think of them as “needles” anymore, with respect to the same sense of hurt or discomfort.  Yes, they are needles, but the experience is very different from say, receiving […]