• Blog,  Exercise,  Immune System,  Nutrition,  Sleep,  Stress Management,  Women's Health

    Adapting Your Body To Stressful Times

    If you’re like most people, you’ve read a lot of tips on avoiding COVID-19. You likely know the basics: Wash your hands; keep a safe distance from others; avoid travel and quarantine yourself if you have traveled; and don’t go out at all if you experience any symptoms. Staying Healthy Starts On The Inside However, it’s also important to acknowledge that staying healthy starts on the inside. The defense system we all need to take care of in these crazy…

  • Blog,  Nutrition,  Recipes

    Sweet and spicy salmon with quinoa salad

    Horseradish and honey-topped salmon meets a zesty salad for a fast and fresh meal you can whip up any night of the week. Makes 4 servings Ingredients 4 skin-on salmon fillets , each about 180 g and 1-in thick 1 cup quinoa 2 tbsp prepared horseradish 2 tsp honey 1 tsp water 3 tbsp coarsely chopped cilantro 1/4 red onion , diced, about 1/3 cup 1 avocado , diced 1 carrot , grated 2 tbsp lime juice 2 tbsp olive…

  • Blog,  Nutrition,  Recipes,  Updates

    100% FLAX BREAKFAST COOKIES

    5-ingredient grain-free, vegan, oil-free and paleo breakfast cookies made with 100% flax (no other flours or meals)! They are crispy, chewy, nutty, and made with ease in a muffin tin. A keto option is available, too! INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup (125 mL) unsweetened natural nut butter (e.g., almond, cashew, peanut) 1/3 cup (75 mL) nondairy milk (I used almond milk) 1/3 cup (75 mL) maple syrup (see notes for keto) Optional: 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Optional: 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2/3 cup (80 g) flaxseed meal 2/3 cup (100 g) raisins…

  • Nutrition,  Recipes

    Quinoa and Chia Bread

    This gluten free bread recipe features wholesome quinoa and chia seeds. The homemade loaf is enriched with honey, fresh lemon and your favourite mixed seeds. This gluten-free bread has a very different texture to regular bread, but it’s ideal for anyone who doesn’t have a bread maker and wants an easy recipe for a loaf to eat over the next few days. It’s best either toasted, or sliced and baked in the oven. It can be frozen, too, which is…

  • Blog,  Nutrition,  Recipes

    Pistachio Chocolate Emerald Truffles

    Pistachio Filling 6.34 oz (180g) raw pistachios, shells removed 1 tbsp coconut oil, melted 3/4 tsp powdered stevia Place pistachios in a high-speed blender. Pulse until the pistachios turn to a fine powdery consistency. The longer you blend, the smoother paste they will turn into. Add the coconut oil and stevia. Blitz until all ingredients are smooth, with just a few grains left. If you don’t own a powerful blender or food processor, you might want to do this in…