Nurturing our roots and relishing life

Author: Rooted & Relishing

DIY Blooming Belly Butter

DIY Blooming Belly Butter

Exciting news over here. We’re adding another arrow to the Rooted & Relishing quiver in the New Year! Little Miss will proudly become a big sister (she is very, very excited), and we will transition from a family of three to a family of four […]

Natural Teething Remedies Explored

Natural Teething Remedies Explored

When doing my research on natural teething remedies before Little Miss was born, I read more than a few stories of babies that had amber necklaces in place before teething really got under way and then one day their mothers discovered fully emerged teeth without […]

Lime-Braised Asparagus

Lime-Braised Asparagus

The longer I’m on this healing journey of mine, or maybe it’s just the older and wiser I get (lol), the more I appreciate the seasonality of life. When you take the time to slow down and appreciate things, when they happen, why they happen, […]

Blackened Fish Tacos with Mango & Red Onion Salsa

Blackened Fish Tacos with Mango & Red Onion Salsa

I love learning about and experiencing other cultures, especially from natives to those cultures. The language, the traditions, the arts, the food. Definitely the food. My best friend in high school was a Mexican exchange student. Graciela and I clicked from the moment we ended […]

Product Review: EASE Magnesium Spray

Product Review: EASE Magnesium Spray

Being a busy mom with a very busy (sleep challenged) toddler is hard enough. Add in healing autoimmune disease, running a blog, and working on starting a business, well, that’s a whole lot more on my plate. While I am as careful as I can […]

Maple-Roasted Delicata Squash

Maple-Roasted Delicata Squash

Easter is coming up this weekend, and families around the world are carefully planning out their holiday feast.  If you’re still searching for that perfect side dish to compliment the ham headliner, or if you’re looking for a special something to take along to a […]

Mint Chip Shamrock Shake

Mint Chip Shamrock Shake

Shamrock shake recipes seem to be a right of passage for any food blogger, especially this time of year. Honestly, I have never had the McDonald’s version of the Shamrock Shake, so I have nothing to compare that way.  I can only imagine it is […]

Equine-Assisted Therapy – How Horses Help Us Heal

Equine-Assisted Therapy – How Horses Help Us Heal

February is Therapeutic Recreation Month here in Canada.  By definition, therapeutic recreation is the use of recreation as a means of making changes in a person’s emotional, spiritual, mental, social, and physical well-being in the environment that they reside. It engages individuals based on their […]

DIY Carob Chips

DIY Carob Chips

So it has been a few years now since I’ve had the joy of chocolate chips in my life.  In fact, I think my husband “martyred” himself by finishing off the last of the ones we had in the house just so they wouldn’t tempt […]

Blackberry Lime Pâté

Blackberry Lime Pâté

I don’t know about you, but when I think of pâté, I think of very rich and earthy flavours.  Which are great, but sometimes you want something a little different. Since one can never have too much pâté, I decided to spice it up a […]