Beet Smoothie, a Natural PMS Relief

When it’s that time of the month, you’re always offered an opportunity to re-connect with your body, and to be allowing of time to rest in stillness and also be gentle with yourself. It is an excellent time to sit in quiet meditation, practice a gentle yoga flow and nourish your body with nutritious foods. It’s not uncommon to experience belly cramps and aching lower backs as your body sheds, but rather than turning to pain medication, it’s worth …

Sauerkraut Salad with Cranberries for Immune Support

The awareness of gut health is one area of medicine that has absolutely exploded in the Western World. On the contrast, in the East, they have known for many centuries that all disease begins in the gut. This is due to over 80% of your immune system actually being located in the gut, or digestive system to be exact. Therefore, maintaining a healthy balance of good and bad bacteria in your gut, serves as a strong focus if you’re looking towards….

Gluten-Free Granola Bars with Pistachio

The search for guilt-free, highly nutritious snacks is kind of a never-ending journey for me. But never-ending in a good way. I always find myself cringing at some of the daily snacks consumed by so many people I pass by as I go about my day. The common denominator seems to be high carb, high sugar and highly refined ‘foods’ straight out of plastic wrappers. Sure they’re great if you’re on the run and simply don’t have time for baking, but in the long-run they can be incredibly …

Vegan Pumpkin Bread with Chocolate and Walnuts. Gluten Free

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Creating healthy desserts that are in line with your particular lifestyle can be a challenge for some. As a vegetarian and most of the times, a vegan, I give a strong focus to high protein, earthy foods, where you’re able to include a sufficient intake of vitamins and minerals, avoiding the use of animal products when it doesn’t make sense. I’m sure you would agree that nothing beats home cooking when it comes to healthy desserts! That’s why this vegan pumpkin bread might just …

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cookies with Dark Chocolate Chips

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Baking your own cookies at home has to be one of life’s greatest little luxuries. It’s hard to beat that satisfying feeling, as you pull out a tray of freshly baked cookies, blissing out on that first bite of warm, gooey chocolate goodness as it crumbles in your mouth. My old childhood memories are rich in these same moments, although I must say, this recipe is a tad healthier than what my grandma used to…