How To Boost Iron Intake With Plant-Based Foods.

Iron – What is it and why do we need it? Iron is an essential mineral our bodies need for production of red blood cells. Iron helps to transport oxygen from the lungs through the entire body. If you are low in iron, you may find you are feeling exhausted, get winded going up the stairs or fatigued all the …

Post Exercise Snacks, Plant Based, Gluten Free, Vegan, Dairy Free

Once again the energy bites are at the top of my list for easy and super tasty options as a snack. I’ve been getting more exercise lately which is great but man I’m really feeling it! Sore muscles and tightness are a good sign I’ve had a great workout.  Post-exercise I know I need to replace the carbohydrates my body …

Simple Ways to Keep Blood Sugar Steady

Does this ever happen to you? Feeling faint = Reaching for empty carbs for a quick pick me up = Feel better for a short period of time = Blood sugar will drop quickly again after empty carbs are digested = Feel light headed, the cycle continues.  I’ve spoken with a few women in the past about how they have fainted …

A Healthy, Filling, Low Sugar Cereal

I grew up eating instant oats and boxed cereals. These types of cereals are packed with sugar, empty carbs and preservatives. These ’empty’ ingredients can cause peaks and crashes in blood sugar levels making it difficult to avoid the hunger pangs very shortly after eating. A drop in blood sugar could then lead to reaching for quick, less healthy snacks …

Delicious Peach and Banana Breakfast

This is a simple one. #2 Another variation of a breakfast bowl of goodness just for you… Ingredients: Dairy free yogurt Heavenly hemp seeds with a tasty raw pepitas ( I add lots for the slower digestion process) Fresh BC peaches and sliced organic bananas And as always – a coconut sprinkle This is packed with dietary fibre (keep the …