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Easy Kid-Friendly Breakfast for Busy Mornings

Easy Kid-Friendly Breakfast for Busy Mornings
If you have kids, an easy breakfast is a MUST for those busy mornings, n’est ce pas? But wait, as the kids head back to school, there are more nourishing and satisfying choices available than a bowl of cold cereal, and some, like this kid-tested recipe for overnight oats, are just as simple and easy! Nutrients that help support learning and calm nerves are important in the first meal of the day. Kids who eat a good breakfast have better focus a...

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Summer Fruit Aquafaba Pavlova

Summer Fruit Aquafaba Pavlova
A pavlova is an airy cloud of meringue cradling fresh cream and fruit. It is named for ballerina Anna Pavlova, a childhood idol of mine, because it embodies lightness and effortlessness. This 100% vegan-friendly dessert is easy to make. We made it egg-free with the use of aquafaba - the liquid from a can of chickpeas. It is made dairy-free with the use of coconut whipped cream. You can make use of whatever fruit you have in abundance. Tart f...

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Burmese Ginger Salad

Burmese Ginger Salad
Have you ever tried a Burmese Ginger salad? This is my take featuring Flora's Udo's Oil 3.6.9 Blend. I've been enjoying this nutritious salad with all my main courses and it can be a lunch on its own too. I always make sure to have my daily dose of omega's and Udo's Oil makes it easy. Each serving provides the omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids (EFAs) the body needs but cannot make on its own. EDGAR CASTREJON @edgarraw is a wellness, p...

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No-Bake Elderberry Treats

No-Bake Elderberry Treats
Cheesecakes, ice cream, cupcakes - I can't name just one because these little bites of deliciousness can be named all three! With a creamy filling + a crunchy base, they're jam-packed with healthy fats + immune-boosting properties thanks to elderberry crystals! Michelle Garland @plentyfullme is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner who graduated with First Class Honours from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Vancouver, BC

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Apple Cider Vinegar Mocktail

Apple Cider Vinegar Mocktail
With the holidays in full swing, I love protecting my digestion by keeping tonics like this nearby. Apple cider vinegar is a great stomach soother. Combined with the healing properties of turmeric and cinnamon, this is a delicious and holiday-inspired digestive tonic. New Year’s Eve Mocktail  Recipes Persons 1 Notes If you’d like to make this a cocktail, add 1 oz dark rum or other liquor. Ingredients 3 oz fresh apple juice 2 oz tonic wa...

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MCT Oil Nut Butter Cups

MCT Oil Nut Butter Cups
MCT Oil Nut Butter Cups Recipes Notes * One cup of chocolate chips is about 175 grams. One cup of grated chocolate is about 125 grams. A good bar of 70% or 80% cocoa chocolate weighs about 100 grams. You’ll need at very minimum 100 grams to fully surround the centers in this recipe. Use what you have. Chocolate will vary in consistency. Drier chocolate, such as baking chocolate, will remain firm with 1-2 tablespoons of added MCT oil, but if your ...

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MCT Caesar Dressing

MCT Caesar Dressing
Creamy Caesar Dressing Notes This dressing is best made fresh at the time you wish to use it. Ingredients 1/2 cup Flora Organic MCT oil 1/4 cup hemp hearts 2 medium cloves garlic 1 tbsp. prepared Dijon mustard or 1 tsp dry mustard powder 2 tbsp. lemon juice 1 tbsp. nutritional yeast 1/2 tsp. pepper 1/4 tsp. salt Instructions Smash and peel the garlic, removing any green-tinged sprouts from the center, to prevent heartburn. Mince the garl...

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The Dirty Fat Chai

The Dirty Fat Chai
Part eccentric statement, part delicious beverage. It’s 2019 and we are over our fear of fat and dirt! A dirty chai latte, says the former barista, is a chai latte with espresso. What’s a dirty fat chai? It’s even better, as it includes organic medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oil sourced ethically from coconuts. Dirty Fat Chai  Persons 2Cook Time: 5 minutesTotal Time: 5 minutes Notes Espresso can be substituted with ¼ cup drip coffee or ¼ cup ...

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Manuka Glazed Roasted Veggies & Salmon

Manuka Glazed Roasted Veggies & Salmon
This glaze can accompany any dish, but it pairs so well with the earthiness of roasted vegetables and the richness of salmon. Mānuka honey brings antibacterial properties to this glaze that, when paired with a whole food diet rich in other phytonutrients, offer ideal prevention to colds and flu. Recipes Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Notes: Avocado oil is used because its smoke point exceeds 400 F. Another high-heat oil such a...

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Beet ‘N’ Berry Overnight Cauli Proats

Beet ‘N’ Berry Overnight Cauli Proats
This is one of my absolute favourite overnight oat combos. Honestly, I am addicted to the colour, the taste, and how happy and satisfied I feel after eating them. Salus Red Beet Crystals have become a staple in my home (sponsored). Even if you don’t like beets, these are worth a try. They’re naturally sweet, less “earthy” than regular beets, and rich in vitamins, minerals, and plant-based compounds such as betalains and nitrates. Among their...

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The #1 Way to Use Manuka Honey to Soothe a Sore Throat

The #1 Way to Use Manuka Honey to Soothe a Sore Throat
Growing up, my mother would make me a comforting mug of “honey lemon” any time I got sick. This warm homemade brew often included ginger, sometimes echinacea tea, but it always had equal parts honey and lemon juice. It soothed my sore throat and cough wonderfully. Honey has been used in this way forever, and science is catching up to what mom has always known. Various types of honey have been touted as natural cough suppressants and have even be...

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DIY Manuka Honey Face Mask Series – Part VI

DIY Manuka Honey Face Mask Series – Part VI
This mānuka honey face mask is perfect for skin that is oily or prone to clogged pores. Activated charcoal is an inexpensive wonder ingredient that can absorb oils, dirt, and impurities. The mānuka honey will draw moisture into your skin while fighting unwanted microbes for a dreamier complexion. For more information on how manuka honey benefits the skin, see our first post in the series. DIY FACE MASK # 5: MĀNUKA HONEY + CHARCOAL MASK (...

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