Dinner, Lunch

Mood Balancing Apple Squash Soup

An apple a day keeps the doctor away? Well, actually, apples have been found to help relieve oxidative stress on the body due to being rich in a group of plant chemicals called flavonoids.

Combo that with lots of fibre and you’re looking at a balanced treat that’s fantastic for your blood sugar and for feeding the beneficial bacteria in your gut. Ever heard of the gut-brain connection? You need good bacteria to help balance your mood and nourish your nervous system.

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Dessert, Snacks

Superfood-Packed Truffles

Today I witnessed something beautiful.  A group of incredible women all came together to comfort a friend who just lost her mother.  In the wake of her sadness, a collective gift was formed.  We placed an empty box on the table and each one of us filled it with homemade healthy foods.  We decided that instead of having to focus on nourishing her body right now, that she needs to concentrate her time on nourishing her soul.

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Dinner, Learn, Lunch, Snacks

Don’t buy store bought hummus, make this instead!

I eat a lot of hummus.  Seriously, a lot.  Legumes, like chickpeas, are a fantastic and clean source of protein for fuel, a healthy carb and great source of fibre.  Add that to some powerful good-fat-packed sesame seeds and you’ve got a killer combo.  Here’s the problem, though.  What’s in that store bought hummus?  Let’s take a quick sneak peak at some of the most common offenders.

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Dinner, Lunch, Snacks

Fresh Marinara Sauce

I love sauce. If I could, I would sauce everything up.  So why not try a healthy homemade version that doesn’t contain any sugar or chemical crapola? Marinara sauce originated in Naples and usually requires a dash of red wine added to the mix. Well, not this time folks (although it would still be quite delicious)! This one uses fresh tomatoes, not canned, as I wanted to ensure that the cancer-fighting lycopene contained within was invited to your mouth party.   Continue Reading

Dinner, Lunch

Crunchy Detox Coleslaw

This fresh detoxing dish is chock full of healthy enzymes, colourful phytonutrients, chelating greens and energy boosting vitamins!  I encourage you not to just detox but to live a detoxifying lifestyle!

Great as a side dish or even as a solo main. Try experimenting a little by letting cabbage be your friend.

This recipe is raw, GF and fresshhh! 

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Dessert

Cranberry Chocolate Truffles

These superfood-filled treats are loaded with fibre, iron, magnesium, antioxidants and much more!

Raw cacao is a powerful superfood. Start with the base and add in any other healthy ingredients you choose: shredded coconut, healthy chocolate chips, cayenne, raisins, nuts or seeds. Be fearless and get creative.. it’s healthy chocolate!

This recipe is raw, GF and messy (but in a good way)!  You’ve been warned…

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