The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

A Salute to Fat: Making Friends with the Big F!

When did we become so fat phobic? This monumental shift in dietary habits can be linked all the way back to an American senate meeting that occurred in July 1976. Senator George McGovern called a hearing to raise attention about the link between fat and heart disease. This sent the senate into a... 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

Easy peasy breakfast!

In a rush but need a quick and easy breakfast - try this! Ingredients: 1 tbsp of coconut oil 1 piece of gluten free bread 1 egg 1/2 avocado 2 tbsp of salsa 1-2oz of cheese Put it together Heat frying pan and add some coconut butter. Toast your gluten free bread. When toast is done, ... Continue Reading

Full Fat Mid-Day Snack

A little bit of a change of pace, my diet of choice currently is now KETO (high fat, low carb). With SIBO restrictions as well, still being very cautious about which carbs I consume and avoiding starch and grains completely. Obviously sugar is already out of the question, except for the odd... Continue Reading

Dietary fat – the good the bad and the ugly

Dietary fats are one of the key nutrients in our diet. They provide essential nutrients such as fat soluble vitamins. Fats are also infamous for the amount of calories they contain. Unfortunately, not all fats are created equal and choosing the right types is essential for health. The... Continue Reading

Ditch the Breakfast Cereal

Breakfast is one meal that comes with certain expectations. Canadians typically have a particular idea about what is 'normal' to have on the table in the morning hours. Pancakes, waffles, granola, yogurt, fruit, eggs and bacon are all classic breakfast foods. But are these really the best options... Continue Reading

Recipe: Homemade Almond Milk

Like many people out there, you may not do so well with dairy or have found out you have a dairy allergy. And now you are searching for milk alternatives such as the now common store bought almond or rice milks. And although it is great that there are options for people with food sensitivities,... Continue Reading

5 Ways to Prevent Hanger

Urban dictionary defines hanger as "A lethal combination of hunger and anger, the result of waiting so long to eat that your blood sugar drops to dangerously low levels, impairing both your mood and your judgment. Particularly manifests itself when you are with a significant other and trying to... Continue Reading

recipe: easy, flavorful, full fat egg

Following my recent blog post discussing the importance of balanced fat in your diet (the skinny on fat)  and considering my passion for breakfast here’s a great recipe to try.  This is a quick recipe that will keep you satiated and well fueled throughout the day. Details Makes: 1 Time... Continue Reading