The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Healthy Toddler-Approved Breakfast

I have a theory based on an observational study of my healthiest friends and colleagues over the years.  My friends and colleagues I’ve seen maintain what I would refer to as the most consistent and long-term health have mostly all eaten oatmeal / porridge as a staple breakfast. I am quite sure... Continue Reading

Healthier Pumpkin Spice Latte

Fall has arrived! There is something so magical about this time of year; the feeling of new beginnings is in the air, and the changing leaves and fall colours makes for a such a beautiful backdrop. And did I mention pumpkins? And pumpkin spice everything? There's nothing that screams fall more than... Continue Reading

What to do with all that Rhubarb!?

Rhubarb has fiber, vitamin K, antioxidants from Vitamin C and A. Best of all, it's a low maintenance vegetable, comes back each year and tastes better the older the plant gets. This plant needs to be celebrated indeed! I love the tartness of rhubarb but having said that, I also like it paired with... Continue Reading

Matcha Mornings

We have heard time and time again about the antioxidant value and health benefits of green tea. But what about matcha green tea? The process of making matcha involves finely grinding green tea leaves into a powder, which you then whisk or blend into a hot liquid. Ingesting the full leaf instead of... Continue Reading

Delicious grain and dairy free pancakes

These delicious and nutritious pancakes are a wonderful addition to any weekend routine! They are definitely a staple in my household - simple, yet so tasty. Ingredients: 2 bananas 6 tablespoons of shredded coconut 2 eggs 1 teaspoon of coconut oil Steps: Mash banana in a bowl until... Continue Reading

3 Dairy and Gluten-Free Kid Friendly Breakfast Recipes

Finding food that you and your children can enjoy and that is also nutritionally dense can be difficult. Here are 3 breakfast ideas that are always devoured by all members of our household (including the dog, if we’d let her). When feeding my child (and myself) I need to consider food... Continue Reading

Fatty Oatmeal Breakfast

Fill your belly on a rainy summer day with this comprehensive complex carb oatmeal breakfast loaded with good (and plentiful) fats! Make plenty to save for breakfast on the go throughout the week because prepping is the key to good eating habits! Serving: 4 Time to make:... Continue Reading

Simple Turkey Breast Roast

My usual routine has been to prepare 3 or 4 days worth of meals at once because it gives me more time during the day for other things, as well it keeps my diet really steady and healthy. This week I picked up a turkey breast roast for my 4 days of meals and made this super easy recipe. Super... Continue Reading