Category Archives for "Nutrition and Recipes"
Miessence’s Berry Radical antioxidant superfood is one of my favourite things right now. It keeps me and my family healthier than we otherwise would be, and it makes amazing hot chocolate and smoothies! Do yourself a favour and break up with your old hot chocolate. What I Love About This Stuff Antioxidants help prevent […]Continue reading
As my lovely readers out there in the land of the internet may or may not know, chocolate is actually good for you! What’s that? Yes. Chocolate is actually good for you!
However, the healthy form of chocolate is not the kind that you buy at the grocery store in the form of milk chocolate bars, or even dark chocolate bars (though dark chocolate is better nutritionally than milk chocolate). It is the raw cacao that is used to make the chocolate that we are familiar with that has amazing health benefits.Continue reading
So many chocolate protein powders and smoothies that you buy at smoothie shops are packed with added sugar. While this makes your smoothie sweet and tasty, it also spikes and then crashes your blood sugar, leading to fatigue and unnecessary weight gain. You can make delicious smoothies at home using these low calories chocolate smoothie recipes that will satisfy your sweet tooth, stabilize your blood sugar, and give you long lasting energy.Continue reading
What are probiotics and why might you consider taking an organic probiotic supplement? Imbalances of bad bacteria in the gut are more common than you might think, and these imbalances can lead to all sorts of things like fatigue, insomnia, bad breath, acne, eczema, and so many others.Continue reading
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you are like me, then you have likely heard of the health risks related to soy products and you try to avoid things like tofu, soybeans, and many other things used in vegetarian and vegan cuisine. I have been phasing out animals products, meat especially, in my diet, and one of the most difficult […]Continue reading
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”32px”][vc_column_text]Eating organic can be expensive. Many people, like myself, who have to feed hungry families and who want to eat healthy, are torn between buying organic produce in lesser quantities and buying non-organic produce in greater quantities. If you want to minimize the amount of pesticides that you and your family are consuming, here […]Continue reading
[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]I LOVE green breakfast smoothies! These powerhouse superfood smoothies help me get ready for the day and fuel my body until lunchtime. Some of these recipes are even good for preventing or reducing inflammation, aiding digestion and promoting optimal gut health, and warding off cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Starting your day with a nutritious […]Continue reading