Matcha Lattes – Our Latest Addiction

What is Matcha? First of all, it is our latest addiction. We make it with a combination of non GMO soy milk and organic coconut milk. Rich, creamy and green and earthy tasting. Matcha came to Japan over a thousand years ago as an aid to meditation practice. During long hours of sitting, monks would […]

How to Feel Better When You're Sick

This winter (cold and flu) season has been a tough one for us personally and also at the bake shoppe. It was a like a revolving door of staff that kept getting sick daily and we couldn’t stay on top of it. We filled our bake shoppe cupboards up with probiotics, enzymes, Oil of Oregano, […]

How To Ease Into A Plant-Based Lifestyle

We know that resolutions are floating around like wildfire this week, so we thought what better time to answer one of the most-asked questions about our plant-based lifestyle: How do you start one? What better time than January to get started on a new plant food based healthy lifestyle? Enjoy! We’ve created some suggestions to […]

Winter Remedies and Help For Dry Skin

Canadian winters are hard on our skin. We don’t really realize how much of a drying effect it can have on our hair and scalp and skin and nasal passages. I thought I would share some healthy natural protocols that we use every day and once you start, you will be like us and stop […]

The Power of Carrots

Just for a moment, think about what you put on your skin to protect it from the sun. Earlier this week, I talked about Vitamin D and the massive health benefits for people. So now, I decided to write about how to protect your skin from the burning rays of sunshine and throw out the toxic sunscreen as […]

Essential Oils for Your Health

Essential oils are a natural solution to many everyday health problems. From headaches to skin conditions, each essential oil has its benefits and can be used for a wide variety of issues. As more people today try to stray away from traditional medicinal ingredients, alternative methods like essential oils are becoming more and more popular. […]

How I Balanced My Hormones

Ashwagandha has been helping me for over 2 months now with hormone balancing, sleeping at night, and I swear, magically, minimizing my stress levels. (Ashwagandha is also known as Indian Ginseng, Poison Gooseberry, Winter Cherry, and Padalsingh). I had done some reading and research over the past few months regarding menopause and hormone fluctuations and the […]

Make Your Own Charcoal Lemonade

It seems like everyone is talking about activated charcoal these days! Well there’s a good reason for it. Activated charcoal is such an incredible ‘superfood’, full of great healthy properties some of which include: reducing gas and bloating, making skin look radiant, and detoxifying the entire body. It’s even AWESOME to make your teeth white! […]

A Farewell to Lettuce Love Cafe (and Kindfood)

– Let us Love Back in May 2010, when Kindfood opened its doors, I had no idea what my heart was getting into. For all of my life I have wanted to help others and to show them a better way of eating – without ‘processed foods’ or ingesting harmful toxins from animal-based foods and […]