Get Cultured! Workshop April 29, 2017

Guess what I'm up to? Making samples for my next Get Cultured! workshop. It's happening on Saturday April 29th at my place in Sechelt from noon - 3 pm. Why might you be interested in cultured veggies? Cultured veggies provide a wide variety of probiotic strains. This...

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My State, Your State

I’m writing this from the sun and warmth of Mexico​, where I've spent some of my time here reviewing the last year, noticing how I feel about my life loves and business. It helps me to take the time to acknowledge what feels good AND what feels kinda funky or even...

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Get Cultured! June 11, 2016

    I've set the date and made my plan, so it's up to you to see if this is YOUR time to Get Cultured! Why cultured?  Cultured vegetables power up your immune system so that those nasty bugs can’t get in. They are packed with probiotics that help your digestive system...

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My Smoothie Recipe Updated

Are you getting tired of that smoothie breakfast you’ve been sipping since New Year’s? If it’s getting hard to keep to that resolution to clean up your eating, this all fresh smoothie will REfresh your mornings! Every ingredient enters the blender whole. That way I...

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CELEBRATIONS with Vegan Ginger Snaps

I'm so excited - I just can't hide it! CELEBRATIONS cookbook is almost ready! I know I should be calmly working in the background getting the final details tied down. Instead I'm doing a bouncy happy dance in my chair, so impatient to share my joy in the delightful...

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Why Getting Cultured Matters So Much

And no, this is not about the opera… Cultured (or fermented) in this case refers to everyday vegetables & vegetable mixtures that are bursting at the seams with probiotics, those little critters that balance and boost our gut environment. They get this way through...

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Continuing to be Cultured

I'm at it again, folks. There's another Get Cultured! workshop coming Saturday, October 3 from noon to 3 at the Davis Bay Community Hall. I'll have lots of information about the benefits & why's, as well as lots of cultured vegetables for you to taste. After a...

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Jan at the Sunshine Coast Yoga Festival

I'm delighted to be a part of this beautiful event, offering DARE TO BE readings through the day and a Nia class in the afternoon. Nia and yoga together create a beautiful synergy of mindful, aligned energy flowing through your body. Celebrate the unique yoga...

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Jan at PowHERtalks

I'm thrilled to be involved with PowHERTalks My job: Starting the event as the effervescent energizer, I will guide every body to move, play and laugh so that their bodies and minds are open to receive all the inspiration, transformation and possibilities that...

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Crazy-Good Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Most of you will have heard of using chopped up cauliflower as a pizza crust. It doesn't necessarily sound all that appealing, does it? I thought it would be mushy.  That may be why it took me a while to give it a try ... and it's so nice to be proven wrong. When I...

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Lessons from the U-Knee-Verse

    When I had surgery 20 years ago to clean up the mess inside my knee joint, the surgeon told me that I would have 10 –12 years before I would need a new knee. My response to that was: HA – I can change this – I can take care of my knee in ways this surgeon doesn’t...

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I can fit into my favorite jeans again!

  Okay – I started out writing a short blurb to advertise the last day of my $.99 sale for the digital version of my cookbooks. I got a little carried away… I can fit into my favorite jeans again! This is a good thing! The other good thing is that I didn’t have to...

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12 Days of Christmas-Day 12: Christmas Morning Crepes

    This is way easier and faster than most Christmas morning breakfasts and brunches … which makes your whole Christmas Day flow with ease and delight. Sound good? Read on … Ingredients: These amounts feed 1-2 people and the recipe is multipliable to large groups. 1...

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12 Days of Christmas-Day 11: Pumpkin Pie with Coconut Ice Cream

                                                                                                This special dessert has been adapted from my mother’s family recipe, and yes, this recipe takes time. Sometimes good things take that extra special amount of attention. In...

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12 Days of Christmas-Day 10: Mashed Yam or Potatoes

This is actually more of a rant than a recipe, because … mashed yams or potatoes really don’t need much added to taste great. It’s time to let  go of the marshmallow dishes and just eat your veggies. There are already enough sweet treats connected to Christmas Dinner...

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