All About Gut Health: Prebiotics vs. Probiotics

Health begins in our guts. About 70% of our immune system is located in our digestive system. Now more than ever, it’s imperative that we take good care of our gut health! By consuming a more whole foods diet combined with both prebiotic and probiotic rich foods, the beneficial bacteria residing in our guts canRead more

Sundried Tomato Pesto

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

Carrot Citrus Punch

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

Vegan Power Chocolate Mousse

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

Health Benefits of Drinking Water

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.