Vegan Recipes

Festive Hot Mulled Apple Cider

December 22, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Mulled Apple Cider Facebook Live Stream Video at the bottom of the page To celebrate this holiday season, Carol from Victoria Driftwood and I thought we would make some hot mulled apple cider together. By adding some rosehip and hibiscus tea the apple cider turns a festive red colour and then we garnished it with […]

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Herbal Tea and Yoga Classes for Immunity

November 30, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Immunity Tea Hi it’s Melissa and today I’m back with Melissa’s Medicinal Teas and Tinctures. Today I am going to review Immune Boost by Harmonic Arts. I have been drinking a lot of this tea lately since I have been struggling with a cold.   This is a tea that you infuse, that is simmer […]

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Warm Ayurvedic Stewed Apples for Autumn

September 14, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Ayurvedic Stewed Apples Welcome to Yoga Lifestyle with Melissa 🙂 As we come into the Autumn season vata dosha can be disturbed. Autumn is a season of transition and change and is dry, rough, windy, and erratic, just like vata dosha. According to Ayurvedic medicine, like increases like, so it is a time of year […]

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How to Make a Smoothie Bowl

September 7, 2016 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Easy Healthy Breakfast for School and Work Mornings that Your Kids are going to love too! Today my friend Christine Salus is showing us how to make an easy, healthy, peanut free easy, healthy smoothie bowl that is great for those busy back to school mornings or mornings that you have to get off to work. This […]

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Festive Candy Cane Milkshake

December 4, 2014 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Vegan Christmas Milkshake The holiday season is here and Trinity and I put together this fun milkshake for you to enjoy with your family. This is a treat and not an everyday smoothie! 🙂 Chocolate Candy Cane Rim: The first thing we are going to do is create a chocolate and candy cane rim for […]

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Juice Recipe for Eye Health

May 29, 2014 Juicing Recipe
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What are the benefits of green cabbage juice? : Green cabbage contains 57% of your recommended daily intake of vitamin K compared to 28% in red cabbage. Vitamin K helps your blood to clot and it regulates the mineralization of your bones. What is better green cabbage or red cabbage? Red cabbage has 10 times […]

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Anemia Juice or Herbal Remedy

May 22, 2014 Juicing Recipe
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Help for Anemia One of my girlfriends is having an issue with anemia and so I promised I would create an anemia juice for her. Anemia is a complex issue and not one that you can self diagnose. I am a Ph.D. and not a MD and so it is important to have a laboratory […]

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Breast Cancer Smoothie with Herbal Tea Base

March 13, 2014 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Smoothie for Cancer Hi Melissa! Wondering if you have ever used chilled herbal teas as the liquid ingredient in your smoothies? If so, did it work? I am interested in a breast cancer smoothie for my friend and my favourite combo is spinach, apple, banana, lemon juice and add a greens powder. Much Love Pat […]

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Immunity Smoothie with Herbal Tea as Base

March 6, 2014 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Smoothie for Cold Prevention Hi Melissa, Wondering if you have ever used chilled herbal teas as the liquid ingredient in your smoothies? If so, did it work? I am interested in immune boosting and my favourite combo is spinach, apple, banana, lemon juice and add a greens powder. Much Love Pat So as always, I am a […]

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How to make Kombucha

February 27, 2014 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Grow your own Kombucha Kombucha is a fermented tea made from a colony of bacteria and yeast called a “scoby.” The tea originated in Northeast China, spread to Russia and from there the rest of the world. Kombucha is said to aid in digestion with its probiotics, fight cancer with glucaric acid, strengthen your immune […]

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