This Halloween, use your powers for good and make sure that your neighbourhood is filled with healthy, happy kids rather than cranky monsters hopped up on candy. But beware; nothing gets your house egged faster than apples in Halloween trick or treat pillow cases.
If you don’t want to contribute to the candy craziness that is Halloween, you can opt for healthier snacks that kids will love. You can also swop out some of the candy your kids forage from the neighbours with healthier treats. Offer them a two-for-one exchange rate to sweeten the deal.
It’s that time of year when families travel to their local conservations to learn how Canadians harvest maple syrup using maple trees! In this article, we’ll be exploring this festive Canadian tradition, as well as sharing our inspiration for creating our newest dairy-free, nut-free and peanut-free snack: Shasha Co.’s Maple Snaps! Continue reading
Though modern society is brimming with easy access to fast food, suspiciously-labelled grocery items and conflicting nutritional research, consumers are beginning to speak more openly about their desire for higher quality foods to feed their families, and are becoming more willing to pursue and purchase foods made using traditionally prepared methods and ingredients that are wholesome, nourishing, and good for the environment.
Probiotics are absolutely essential to your health and well-being. These little beasties live in your digestive system and help you to properly digest your food. Largely ignored for many centuries, scientists are now discovering that these tiny organism play an essential part in preserving your health. Add probiotics to your daily diet by consuming fermented foods like organic sourdough breads, pickled vegetables, kombucha, yogurt, beer and cheese. Continue reading
June is men’s health month and we are focusing on how to keep you strong and healthy at all stages of life. Osteoporosis doesn’t only affect women; in fact 1 in 4 men will fracture a bone thanks to the lack of bone density caused by osteoporosis. We take a look at the causes of osteoporosis in men and ways to keep your bones strong. Continue reading