The First Question To Ask Yourself Before Making New Year’s Resolutions Or Other Goals

[Note: This post has nothing to do with food or nutrition specifically. Rather, it’s some thoughts of mine as the year comes to a close. Consider this my loving invitation to you, to get up close and personal with your feelings as you set about creating goals and intentions for the coming year. Enjoy.] Have […]

My Favourite Kitchen Gadgets

When it comes to kitchen toys, I’m totally a material girl. -insert Madonna’s 1985 hit song- Maybe it’s my Taurean nature, I don’t know, but I definitely seem to spend more money on kitchen accessories than clothing accessories. Disclosure: Some of the links throughout AlexJamesWellness.com are affiliate links. If you make a purchase via one […]

My Review of “Grain-Free Simple Sweets”

It’s no secret that I love sweets, dark chocolate in particular, so I was thrilled to be given the opportunity to review Grain-Free Simple Sweets! For the past couple weeks, I’ve been baking my way through this new Paleo dessert cookbook by Ashley Thomas and Vivien Cheng. All of the recipes are free of gluten, […]

This Is What “Real Food” Means To Me

Real Food. If you read my blog or follow me on social media, you’ll see that I frequently use this term. I talk about Real Food all the time. What do I mean by this, though? Does the term Real Food imply that some foods are…not real, but fake? What? Let’s clear up any confusion […]

Nourishing Chicken Soup (aka Alex’s Awesome Chicken Soup)

It’s that time of year: there’s a chill in the air, crunchy orange leaves underfoot, and a general desire to eat and drink warm things. To be honest, I’ve never been a huge fan of soup in general. I’ve never disliked it; it’s just never been something I would choose to order off a menu, […]

There’s Sugar In Your Salt

Yup, it’s true: your table salt has sugar added to it. Say WHAT?! A while back, I was perusing the middle aisles of the grocery store, looking for table salt (not for my own use, but for a homemade cat food recipe). My eyes nearly bulged out of my head when I saw the “ingredient […]

Making Delicious Ferments At Home: You Can Do It

I’m so excited right now! -squeal of delight- Soon I will be making my own delicious ferments at home! What the H do I mean by ‘ferments’, you ask? I mean fermented foods. Foods that contain loads of probiotics – the beneficial bacteria or “good guys” in our body that are essential for our survival.  […]

Seasonal Allergies Got You Down?

  Do you suffer from seasonal allergies? It’s time to suffer no more. Disclosure: Some of the links throughout AlexJamesWellness.com are affiliate links. If you make a purchase via one of these affiliate links, I receive a small commission. Please note I only ever recommend products and services that I personally love, and the price […]

Think Ice Cream Is Off Limits? Think Again!

It’s been a real pleasure reviewing We Can ALL Scream For Ice Cream, an e-book of glorious, sweet, cool treats. Disclosure: Some of the links throughout AlexJamesWellness.com are affiliate links. If you make a purchase via one of these affiliate links, I receive a small commission. Please note I only ever recommend products and services […]

Want to lose weight and feel awesome? Eat butter.

Yeah, that’s what I said – butter, baby! In celebration of the vindication of butter in a recent TIME Magazine article, I decided to share some of the reasons why I believe butter is the bomb. Disclosure: Some of the links throughout AlexJamesWellness.com are affiliate links. If you make a purchase via one of these […]