Entries by Dena Comley

5 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy.

February is Heart Health month. That doesn’t mean February is the only month you should be concerned about the health of your heart, but it is a good time to re-evaluate your heart healthy habits. We all know that exercise and a well balanced diet go a long way to keep your ticker going strong […]

Facebook Contest – Who Gets Your Heart Pumping?

February is all about the heart. It is officially Heart Health month and St. Valentines Day and we want to know who gets your heart pumping. Go to our Facebook page to enter. Find the “Who Gets Your Heart Pumping” Post and tag a friend in the comments. Your friend may be anyone – your confidant, […]

Prenatal Health Package

“Just got home from my midwife appointment and wanted to let you know the prenatal package I’ve been using from your store from your recommendation is Ahhhhmaysing! Midwife says my levels could not be any more perfect, irons the best she’s ever seen!!!! Thank you, I’ve never felt better”  –  Zabrina Scharfe, 32 weeks pregnant with […]

5 Ways to Fight Dry Winter Air

Dry air, like that experienced in many winter climates can present a number of challenges. Chapped lips, cracked hands and feet, dry coughs, nosebleeds, and static shocks – just to name a few. So far this winter is proving to be extra dry with record breaking low temperatures outside and overworked furnaces, fireplaces and space heaters inside. […]

Relax, with L-Theanine

Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world after water. Tea is known to be a rich source of flavonoid antioxidants. However, tea also contains a unique amino acid, L-theanine. Found primarily in black and green tea leaves, L-Theanine is an amino acid (building-block of protein) that can have a calming effect on […]

Save on Anne Marie Borlind during October

Treat your skin this fall with Anne Marie Borlind skin care.  Save 10% on this all natural quality skin care line starting Oct 13. I want to introduce you to a new line of skin care products now available at The Granary. After looking into numerous options, I am happy to say we have decided […]

Raw Carrot Cake Balls

Quick, easy and delicious. These No-Bake Carrot Cake Balls pack a nutritional punch but satisfy the sweet tooth. Enjoy as a snack or as dessert. Make them nut free and freeze for a quick lunch box treat your kids will love. 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 1/4 cup unsweet coconut for rolling 6 -7 dates […]

Everything you wanted to know about Vitamin D, but were afraid to ask

Vitamin D is important for strong, healthy bones and teeth but did you know it also plays a significant role in keeping your brain, heart, lungs, muscles and immune system functioning in tip-top shape?   According to researchers at the University of Calgary, 97% of Canadians are deficient in Vitamin D!   The estimated economic impact of […]

3 Great Vegan Recipes containing Nutritional Yeast

Adding Nutritional Yeast to your diet is easier than you might think. It can simply be sprinkled to the foods you already enjoy, but if you’re looking for some new ways – try these great vegan recipes. Packed with protein, B vitamins and more. Adding Nutritional Yeast increases the protein and B vitamins in your food. […]

Nutritional Yeast – A Vegan Pantry Staple

Nutritional Yeast is a deactivated yeast.  It cannot be used to leaven bread or brew beer. Instead it can be used to add a nutritionally packed creamy flavour to your food. It is also referred to by many as “nooch”. Nutritional Yeast is a strain of yeast known as Saccharomyces Cerevisiae. Like all yeasts it is a […]