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Health Articles & News Blog


Moroccan Chickpea Stew – Crockpot/Slowcooker!

When we posted the first recipe of this series, more than one person asked about adapting the recipe for a...


Squash Mac – a vegan twist on a comfort dish!

For this plant-based recipe feature, we are highlighting nutritional yeast. This ingredient is well known to vegetarian and vegan folks...



TVP Taco Filling Recipe – ready in 15 minutes!

Coming at you with another low cost, quick and easy plant based meal! This week, we are featuring TVP (Textured...


Acacia Health Learn-In: Emotion Focused Therapy with Natasha Files

Hello Acacia Health Community! Each month Acacia Health hosts educational workshops for our team. This month we are excited to...




Recovering From Chronic Pain: Article #3

Trying to make sense of your pain experience, understand pain better, and finding your way.


One Pot Mexican Quinoa – 30 minute Weeknight Favourite!

Here is another simple plant-based recipe loaded with protein, fibre, and flavour that takes less than 30 minutes to make,...



Magic Garlicky Tofu

Approx time: Including draining the tofu 45-60 minutes. If tofu is drained ahead of time, or you happen to miss...


Men’s Pelvic Health: Is there a place for it in massage therapy?

Imagine experiencing pain in the most intimate of areas. The narrow variety of treatment options available are not only invasive,...




Recovering From Chronic Pain: Article #2

You might be surprised what acknowledging your thoughts and emotions can do for your pain.


Healthy Holiday Tips from our Dietitian Tiffany!

With Christmas right around the corner, some of my clients are looking for advice on how to stay on track...



Holiday Hours

Acacia Dockside is closed Dec 24 to Jan 3 except for some virtual appointments. Acacia Westside is closed Dec 24, 25 and Jan 1-3. Read more for details.


School lunches – 5 Tips from Tiffany!

Fall means – Back to school, 🥳 One of the big stressors I hear this time of year is planning...




5 Important Fertility Facts to Consider When Trying to Conceive.

When you decide you are ready to start a family, it can be an exciting but also an overwhelming time....


Tiffany’s IOC Diploma in Sport Nutrition – Olympic level nutrition for everyone!

Does anyone else find that during the Olympic games, whether summer or winter, your motivation to train increases? Perhaps this...



Are you ready to take on the 30-plant challenge?

The human microbiome is a hot topic in the science world and among health conscious individuals. While there is still...


Primer on Post-Partum Depression (PPD)

Dr. Michelle Payne Naturopathic Doctor discusses Post-Partum Depression, an area of interest in her practice.