Zucchini Carrot Muffins, A Healthy Afternoon Snack

Those with a strong focus on nutrition, know just how important their snacking habits are. It can quite literally make or break your energy levels throughout the day. I think we all know how incredibly tempting it is to graze on deliciously flavored potato chips or sweet treats! And we all know what that means! You’re left reaching for more of the same as it barely touches …

Peanut Butter Granola Bars with Bee Pollen

Breakfasts on the run or afternoon snacks – if you’re dealing with a hormone imbalance, you need to be prepared with nutrient-packed bars to not hijack your diet and support a healthy hormone production throughout the day. Especially when your cortisol levels are high (especially when you’re under high levels), your body craves certain ingredients, like fats and sugars. I try to always keep in hand home-made bars for those times when I can eat a whole jar of …

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 … 

Oat Pancakes with Citrus Compote

If your childhood was anything like mine, your parents most likely treated you to those shake and bake bottles of powdered pancake mixes. Then you became an adult and transformed into your own little guru on nutrition, educating yourself on the amount of sugar and unknown additives and preservatives that are actually in those bottles. Maybe every so often you still revert to these ultra-convenient packet pancakes? Regardless of your guilty pleasures, I’m here to show you a super easy and nutritious pancake recipe that might just become … 

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 …