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Pizza. Pasta. Potatoes. Sandwiches. Risotto. These are just a few things you can lather this delicious sundried tomato pesto on! Why buy one in a jar when you can make it healthier within a few minutes at home? Let me show you how! But first, let’s talk nutrition! I added nutritional yeast for their B-vitaminsRead more
It’s that time of the year again when Back to School signs are everywhere! Whether you have kids, going back to school yourself, or just seeing these signs everywhere, make sure to eat a healthy balanced diet and supplement as needed. Here are my top 5 recommendations for a healthy school year for both you andRead more
What comes to mind when you hear Matcha? I automatically think “green” and those green Japanese Kit Kat bars. Lol. I wasn’t a big fan of matcha until two years ago when I tried it again. My palate has changed over the years as I ate more and more greens and vegetables. I suggest youRead more
My health journey started with the influence of my sister and Food Matters about 6 years ago. My sister watched the Hungry for Change documentary and was inspired to start juicing. She then bought a juicer and started following a cleanse made by Jason Vale, a.k.a. the Juice Master. At the time, I was still resistantRead more
Have a sweet tooth? No problem! Balance your clean eating with a delicious and easy treat by making this Chocolate Mousse! It’s made with four simple ingredients: avocado, medjool dates, raw cacao and Purica Power Vegan Protein! Purica Power Vegan Protein comes in three flavours: Chocolate, Vanilla & Natural. I used the Vanilla flavour soRead more
Water is the primary component of all bodily fluids such as our blood, lymph, digestive juices, urine, tears and sweat. It helps digest food, eliminate wastes, transport oxygen, glucose and fat to our muscles, and regulate body temperature. Since our bodies are made up of approximately 60% water, we need to constantly replenish our bodies with water for proper bodily functions.
When we become more mindful while we eat, we begin to notice our body’s cues for hunger or fullness and whether certain food agrees with us or not. For the past three years, I have been practicing mindfulness and therefore have become more aware of my body. I can now feel when a certain foodRead more
At about this time of the year, many of us have already fallen off the wagon from following our new year’s resolution. So today, I wrote seventeen things to help you feel better. Most of these I actually wrote to encourage myself. I hope it helps you too! 1. Self-care is the best care! –Read more