These overnight oats were a real hit in our house. This recipe is delicious, nutritious and will keep you feeling full until lunch time. The best part of this breakfast is that it is ready to go when you wake up. All the mess and prep is taken care of ahead of time so […]

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Blueberry Beet Chia Pudding

On November 16, 2017 By

 

Serve this for breakfast, dessert or as a tasty midmorning or afternoon snack. This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free. It is a beautiful colour and there are so many ways to dress it up with a variety of fruits, nuts, seeds, etc. This is a new go-to recipe in our house. I […]

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Christina Carreau BA, ND

Your stress response is a complex series of interactions between your nervous system, adrenal glands and a number of other organs, which signal the release of cortisol, adrenaline and noradrenaline into the bloodstream. The effects of these hormones in our system is variable depending on the frequency and duration with which […]

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This recipe is from the ‘Everyday Detox’ cookbook.  This raw, no-bake dessert is a keeper. Pecans, cocoa powder, coconut oil, maple syrup and dates…so simple and yet so delicious. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

Crust and Crumble Topping

3 cups raw pecan halves 8 soft Medjool dates, pitted ¼ cup melted coconut oil ½ tsp sea salt […]

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This is such a tasty side dish and makes for a beautiful appetizer at dinner parties. We recently made this and served it with a cranberry ginger chutney and plain yogurt concoction. YUM!! It is anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and packed with vitamin C. This is a great recipe to add to your arsenal of delicious, nutritious […]

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These are delicious, quick, easy, vegan and paleo-friendly. What more could you ask for in a cookie? This recipe is from ‘The Iron You’ website. I hope that you enjoy them as much as I do!

Ingredients:

2 cups almond flour ¼ tsp sea salt ½ tsp baking soda ¼ cup coconut oil melted […]

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The Importance of Sleep

On March 1, 2017 By

Christina Carreau BA, ND

We all know the value of sleeping well. Everyone has experienced the effects of a good nights sleep versus a restless night, and the impact that can have on our energy levels, mood and motivation the following day.

With the increased busyness of our lives, more of us are getting […]

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I only discovered this recipe a few weeks ago but have made these a number of times since. These are delicious on their own but also a great addition to soups and salads. You can use different herbs and spices to keep this an exciting snack.

Ingredients

3 cups cooked chickpeas, drained […]

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This is a delicious and nutritious way to start your day. It is one of my favourite breakfast smoothies and it is ready in under 2 minutes.

Ingredients:

2 heaping tbsp hemp hearts 2 tbsp ground flaxseed 1 tbsp shredded coconut or coconut oil 1 tbsp cocoa powder 1 tsp spirulina or 2 handfuls […]

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This is a recipe that I found on ‘The Lemon Bowl’ food blog. It is simple to make, super tasty and looks and tastes just like the real thing. All you need to do is keep sliced frozen bananas in your freezer and you can whip this dessert up in under five minutes.

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