These energy bites make for the perfect healthy on the go snack and with the added ingredient of Schizandra berry they help to revitalize your liver and give your skin a luminous glow. Hence the name "Shine Bright Energy Bites"!
Benefits of Schizandra
Schizandra is a unique adaptogen which helps... Continue Reading
Most of us know that tea is dried herbs steeped in water. But what we often forget is that being infused from these dried herbs adds not only flavours but adds medicinal properties as well.
Generally these medicinal properties arrived at through your tea are subtle (not always) however their... Continue Reading
The thyroid gland is a complex gland, requiring many nutritional factors for optimal function. The thyroid can act as a barometer of how your body is doing in terms of inflammation, stress levels, nutrition, and toxicity. Inadequate nutrient intake can contribute to hypo- or hyper-thyroid symptoms.... Continue Reading
Spring is just around the corner and you know what that means - a brigade of people looking to lose a few extra pounds. It's true that as the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, there is a natural inclination to "get fit". One dreams of short stampede dresses, feeling pretty in summer... Continue Reading
Have you ever felt like somebody was telling you something that happened to them, you were just checking in on how they were, and they told you a kind of crappy story? Did it feel like you needed to fix their problem? Truth be told, they probably don’t need you to fix their problem and likely... Continue Reading
Intuition. Have you ever experienced a subtle nudge, an undeniable gut feeling, a deep heart knowing? Intuition is defined as “unexplained feelings you have that something is true even when you have no evidence or proof of it.” It’s also commonly known as... Continue Reading
Hi there! Your favourite Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant here!
Today, I'm sharing my recipe for this absolutely gorgeous fat-filled Rose Bark. This bark can be served in "bomb" form as well, but as sometimes even I get lazy, I've simply laid it down on a piece of parchment paper... Continue Reading
A few years ago I recall a conversation at Naturmend with myself, a Naturopathic Doctor and a Holistic Nutritionist. We are all a bit stressed, and all dealing with it in the ways we knew best. As a psychologist I was focused on reframing my thoughts and plenty of self-care. The ND was supporting... Continue Reading
When we are busy, usually the first thing that falls through the cracks is our commitment to healthy eating. Do not beat yourself down, because you are not alone. Blame Mother Nature. Yep, nature designed you this way. Craving sweets when stressed is a natural phenomenon. Let me explain.
When... Continue Reading
Lentils are a source of vegetarian protein and can be spiced up a variety of ways to your tasting. Here is a recipe using lentils along with some warming spices, perfect for all seasons!
Here is what you will need:
½ cup yellow split moong bean
½ cup red split lentils
2 tbsp avocado... Continue Reading