Vegan Recipes

Get the Most Out of Your Matcha This Summer: Iced Matcha 3 Ways

June 6, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Iced Matcha This is a simple DIY, budget-friendly alternative to making iced matcha at home. In this video and blog post I will show you how to make iced match 3 ways, complete with recipes, directions and step by step instructions. I’m so excited to help you get the most out of your summer with […]

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What is a Spring Dandelion Root and Cardamom Latte and How Does it Work?

March 28, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Dandelion Root and Cardamom Latte If you are curious about how to take advantage of the transitional spring season for cleansing, particularly of the liver, in the rest of this video, I will show you how to make this delicious dandelion root and cardamom latte and how it works. Spring is a time of new […]

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You Can Thank Me Later – 3 Reasons To Stop Thinking About Better Sleep

February 28, 2018 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Better Sleep I know many of you have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. Maybe you’ve tried sticking to a normal routine, getting exercise and sunshine during the day, having a warm bath at night. In the rest of this post I am going to share with you my favourite three reasons why you can […]

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Bone Broth Benefits: Insomnia, IBS, Anxiety and Stress

October 10, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Bone Broth Benefits Do you experience IBS, constipation, food sensitivities, stress, anxiety, insomnia, or joint inflammation from arthritis? If so, this video on the benefits of bone broth is for you. A lot of us can relate to experiencing stress and anxiety. We go through periods when we take on too much work, we do […]

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Low Sugar Smoothie Bowl for Energy Focus and Immunity

September 12, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Energy Focus and Immunity In this video I show you how to make a low sugar smoothie bowl for energy, focus and immunity. Often times smoothie bowls can be loaded with sugar because their base is made with high sugar fruit like bananas. Add to that the base is usually raw and it can be […]

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Stinging Nettle Latte

February 1, 2017 Melissa's Blog Posts
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Stinging Nettle Latte Today we are going to make an incredibly nourishing tea. Nettle is a widely available herb that strengthens and supports your entire body. Nettle is known as a tonic in the herbal world. It strengthens the body as a whole. Nettle is a gentle herb that has a mild, yet profound effect […]

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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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