The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Dr. Jenny’s Favourite Soups: Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

Winter is around the corner, and it calls for soup soup soup. Some of my favourite cookbooks are the Whitewater Cooks cookbooks, and I’ve adapted the recipes from there. I often substitute based on my food sensitivities and available ingredients, so my apologies to the chefs at Whitewater I... Continue Reading

No Bake Gluten-free Paleo Protein Balls

If you tend to snack after dinner, these are the perfect goodies to try. High in protein, fat, and (most importantly) flavour, these protein balls send the signal to your brain that you are full, thereby decreasing the simple carbohydrate snack cravings (chips, chocolate, cookies…you know the... Continue Reading

Healthy peanut butter balls for the win

Here's a must-try recipe for healthy peanut butter balls. Try these guys as a delicious snack throughout the day to keep the blood sugar stable and the taste buds happy! Ingredients: 1 cup of dates (pitted and soaked / drained) 1/2 cup of natural peanut butter 1/4 cup of tahini 1/2 cup... Continue Reading

why everyone should have coconut oil in the cupboard

There seems to be a lot of hype lately about coconut oil but do you really know all the things you can do with it? Here is my personal take on the why everyone should have coconut oil in the cupboard. What is coconut oil? Coconut oil is a medium chain triglyceride (MCT) which, as a saturated fat... Continue Reading