• Cardiovascular Health,  Diabetes,  gut health,  Nutrition,  sugar,  Weight Loss

    Lifestyle Factors for Blood Sugar Management

    Are you noticing more stubborn belly fat? Experiencing wild sugar cravings? Constant fatigue and sudden crashes in energy? It could be because of a blood sugar imbalance! Our dietary choices and lifestyle practices play a huge role in either maintaining balance or spiking blood sugar levels. The number of people with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes is also rising rapidly in North America and it’s something we see in our practice very often. How Does Blood Sugar Fluctuate? Carbohydrates we…

  • Blog,  Nutrition,  Recipes

    LOW CARB SUGAR-FREE BBQ SAUCE RECIPE – KETO & GLUTEN-FREE

    This keto low carb BBQ sauce recipe is sweet, smoky, spicy & tangy in one. If you want a super easy, sugar-free barbecue sauce that tastes delicious, this is it. Only 5 minutes prep time! INGREDIENTS This keto low carb BBQ sauce recipe is sweet, smoky, spicy & tangy all-in-one. If you want a super easy, sugar-free barbecue sauce that tastes delicious, this is it! Only 5 minutes prep time! INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 6-oz cans Tomato paste 1/2 cup Apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup Powdered Monk…

  • Nutrition,  Recipes

    Roasted Kale Dip with Avocado

    This creamy kale dip with avocado is an easy and delicious way to include more vegetables in your diet. It is made using roasted kale as well as avocado and naturally low in fat cottage cheese for an extra creamy finish.  Ingredients 100 g kale chopped, use both leaves and stem 1 avocado ripe, peeled, deseeded 3 tbsp cottage cheese 1 garlic clove finely chopped ¼ tsp onion granules 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp lemon juice ½ tbsp water fine Himalayan salt  and fresh ground pepper to taste Instructions Preheat the oven…

  • gut health,  Nutrition,  Stress Management,  Women's Health

    Top 10 Tips for Good Digestion

    “A good digestion turneth all to health.” George Herbert Good digestion is essential to our health – and our mood – and when it’s all working smoothly, we tend to take it for granted. It’s not until things go wrong that digestion moves to the forefront of our minds. If you are someone who suffers with digestive issues such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloating, and nausea, you know that it can quickly become all we think about, affecting every moment…

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    Mediterranean Quinoa

    Try this dish and you’ll find yourself wanting to experiment with other flavourful additions to quinoa.  Tomatoes, which are featured in this recipe, provide lycopene, which may help protect against prostate, breast, and pancreatic cancers. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups boiling water2/3 cup quinoa1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil1 fresh Italian tomato, chopped1 tablespoon fresh parsley leaves, chopped1 clove garlic, minced1 tablespoon capers2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toastedSalt and pepper to taste Instructions Rinse quinoa in a fine mesh sieve until water runs clear. Transfer quinoa to…