The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Splendid Protein Hot Chocolate

’Tis the season! Hot chocolate and marshmallows are a must after playing in the snow or getting cold tobogganing. Here’s a protein-filled super chocolate-y mix I threw together that I’d like to share with you. Ingredients: 10oz of boiling water 1 tbsp of your favourite hot... Continue Reading

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

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

Butternut squash coconut pudding

My current obsession with coconut butter, combined with the presence of a butternut squash in the house, combined with my strong need and desire for simple recipes resulted in this pudding combo. Hope you enjoy.  Ingredients:   2 cups cooked butternut squash OR 1 can butternut squash... Continue Reading

Grilled Veggies and Tempeh

You are also probably sliding into the best parts of summer - swimming, river hang outs, and BBQs!! Hopefully you love summer as much as I do, which is a lot. One of the best parts about summer is the fact that you get to eat outside - in the sunshine!! This recipe is meant for the BBQ and for... 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

Before a Workout Breakfast

On my days off the only thing I want to do is exercise. Usually on Sundays I will wake up and run 5-10km and on Mondays I will swim for an hour and go to a hard yoga class. Sometimes I even throw in a hard bike ride on either day. Depending on how I ate the day before I will choose to eat... Continue Reading

Just a snack

Sometimes I crave a snack that I can sip on, has a little bit of sweetness and is light. So I’ll make a smoothie sans protein powder since I don’t like how smoothies with protein powder taste if they are consumed immediately after making. I’ll keep this little snack in the fridge at work and... Continue Reading

Maple Walnut Coconut Fat Bomb

Another fat bomb recipe by yours truly. They are just so easy and quick to make and one will fill you up and balance your blood sugar. Great for an afternoon snack or to hold you over until lunchtime. Benefits of healthy fats: Balance blood sugar Provide nutrients for hormones Give you... Continue Reading

Raw Chocolate Bark

I snagged a previous Naturmend Raw Chocolate recipe and added my own twist. I love adding different flavours and textures with fruits, nuts and seeds to my chocolate. Ingredients 1 cup cacao butter 1 cup cacao powder A few tsp your preferred sweetener to taste (agave, maple syrup, honey,... Continue Reading