All posts tagged: juicer

Popeye Potion

Popeye, the internationally renowned cartoon sailor, had the right idea when it came to greens. Long before superfoods were even a thing, he was chugging away at can after can of iron-rich spinach to make his biceps level up Mario-style. Despite not being a nautical hero on a never ending quest to impress a lady named Olive Oyl, I do need a good dose of iron every day – especially now. Today marks the beginning of my 6 weeks of veganism. You heard me correctly, I am doing the vegan thing. I recently watched Vegucated on Netflix hoping to learn a little more about the wave of veganism that is sweeping the nation, and see how three New Yorkers fared without animal products for six weeks. The facts and figures that made up the argument for the vegan diet ranged from Co2 levels to scientific research into the causes of disease in the modern world and all in all they were pretty convincing. So, even if only for six weeks, I’m going for it all in. …

An Ode to Honestly Healthy (and my new juicer)

Finally, I can truly identify as a health freak. This weekend I ventured in to town to purchase my long sought after new favourite toy, the Bio Chef Silent Juicer (Vitality4Life) from Steamer Trading. I won’t harp on about it too long because this isn’t QVC, but I will say that if you’re looking to go over to the dark leafy green juice side, this is the juicer you want. It’s quiet, juices greens well, and locks in all the nutrients. But enough about the juicer, if you want to know a little more you can always get in touch, I’ll be happy to answer your questions. What I really want to tell you about is Honestly Healthy. My very thoughtful boss recently bought me Honestly Healthy – Eat with your body in mind, the alkaline way by Natasha Corrett and Vicki Edgson. It has both opened and blown my mind, you know the boring few pages at the beginning of recipe books? This one doesn’t have that, it has 38 pages of information on …