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Gluten Free Garage Vendor Profile: Joyous Health

SDTC: Tell us your story! When did you decide to start your businesses and how did the idea come about? Joy McCarthy: I suffered from health issues over a decade ago from hormonal imbalance to digestive problems and anxiety. After healing myself and then going back to school to study holistic nutrition I started my… Read More »


The Benefits of Avocados

This week I’d like to share with you one of my most favorite foods. I try to incorporate this item into my meals at least once a day to five times per week, and even though I recommend eating local and seasonal, this little piece of food heaven breaks this rule. The AVOCADO!! This powerhouse ingredient… Read More »


What Are The Benefits of Organic Coconut Oil?

Lately, people have been asking me about the benefits of organic coconut oil. We covered olive oil last week, and now I’m going to tell you why you should add the coconut version to your list of pantry staples. Heart Health Organic coconut oil contains about 50% lauric acid, which helps in preventing various heart problems… Read More »

Challah Grilled Cheese Close Up

Interview: Cafe Shu and Greatful Bread team up to make delicious grilled cheese sandwiches

Toronto’s Cafe Shu and Greatful Bread are both owned by young, entrepreneurial women. Cafe Shu, owned by 26-year-old Hana James, focuses on delicious and healthy meals that accommodate people with every dietary restriction, from vegetarians to those who are lactose intolerant and gluten-free. Greatful Bread, specializing in inventive challah (egg bread) flavours from jalapeno cheddar to strawberry cheesecake,… Read More »