The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Shredded Beef – The Instant Pot Way

So… I have an instant pot and am over the moon. I love cooking with it and the ease with which it creates amazing dishes. When I received mine, the gift bearer said he was “giving me the gift of time”. I would agree. If you don’t have an instant pot, I’d look into it.  Here one of my... 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

Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros

Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros Ingredients 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs 3 cloves garlic, minced ¼ cup fresh lemon juice 1 onion, diced ¼ cup water 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon oregano ¼ teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon lemon... Continue Reading

The ALL DAY salad

Stay healthy and lose weight with this simple recipe! The all day salad! SO..in order to save time, get my greens and feel great I often do the all day salad.  Essentially I make a very large salad full of my favourite things and eat it for snacks, lunch and dinner if I'm working late. I don’t... Continue Reading

Paleo Steak Roll

These are simple and delicious paleo snacks that you could serve as a meal or cut up into slices and give out as appetizers! Gluten free/ Dairy free/ Sugar free/ Paleo Ingredients: 1 wrap for each person Coconut based Paleo Tumeric Wraps (Found at Amaranth) 3 tbsp Guacomole for each wrap (mix... Continue Reading

Energy Boosting Quinoa

Originally a stuffed pepper recipe, this has morphed into one of my favourite go-to healthy meals for busy weeks. Sometimes I stuff the peppers, other times I cut them up and throw them in. 1 onion 4 garlic cloves 1 pkg ground turkey 1-2 cups uncooked quinoa 1 tsp ground pepper 1 tbsp chilli... Continue Reading

Summertime Layered Jar Salad

What’s the deal with mason jars anyway? WELL, the biggest reason is that plastic is awful! Doesn’t matter if it is “BPA Free” or not. Plastic is plastic and it is made out of dangerous toxins. Those chemicals leash into whatever you are storing and can have potentially detrimental health... Continue Reading

Lime Salmon Marinade

On these hot summer days, barbequing something fresh and light is key to a delicious dinner. I love this salmon marinade. Ingredients: 2 Tbsp lime juice 2 Tbsp white wine vinegar 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard 2 Tbsp honey 1 tsp salt ½ tsp garlic ½ tsp black pepper ¼ tsp chili powder ¼ cup... Continue Reading