Category: Reviews

Recharging: Udi’s Gluten Free Cookie Review

Natalie Recharging

Holidays, or vacations, are perhaps the first place your mind goes to when you think of the word “recharging”. The summer months are a time that most look forward to, as we speak I know at least a dozen people that are on holiday elsewhere in Canada or beyond. Having said this, everybody has a place, ritual or activity that helps them recharge, and if your childhood was anything like mine, going abroad with your family is more akin to a 9to5 job than a relaxing getaway.

With fond memories of taking the wrong exit leaving Universal Studios and ending up on a 3 hour “scenic route” as my Dad fondly put it. Or how about that one time my cousin accidentally closed the door of our rental Pontiac Sunfire (it had a spoiler too, we were too cool) on my Dad’s thumb in Florida Mall carpark? Oh and how could I forget all those years sleeping in the same hotel room as my parents? I love them dearly but no amount of love can plug my ears enough to mute their snoring! Together they made for an interesting, almost experimental, symphony in Barbados. On a more serious note, there actually have been some astounding memories made on holiday with my family, but as my Dad always put it: “You need a holiday to get over the holiday”.

Holidays, or vacations, are perhaps the first place your mind goes to when you think of the word “recharging”. The summe...

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My Natural Antacid: Peppermint Tea

It’s been a while since I’ve posted here on Elevenses, for which I apologise! I hope you’ve enjoyed the latest post from Jacqui, ‘Resistant Starch’. If you haven’t read it already I recommend you go take a look to learn about the starch that’s good for you (I know, right?!) and how we are actually more bacteria than human. To keep up to date with the family, you can also check out our Instagram page which we update daily with pictures of the food we’re making, the local produce we’re buying and more.

In terms of what I’ve been up to over the last little while, I’d have to start with my taking of the protocol of supplements and custom creams and powders that was put together by Dr. Borkin of Sabre Sciences, to help kick my anxiety and depression but that would require a separate explanatory post (this will come soon, I promise). For now I’d like to chat about the role of peppermint in my recent experimentation with ways to relieve my pesky upset stomach. On a slightly tastier note, I’ll be letting you in on my favourite kind of peppermint tea, where you can get it from and its price.

It’s been a while since I’ve posted here on Elevenses, for which I apologise! I hope you’ve enjoyed the latest post from...

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