The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Paleo & Anti-Inflammatory Coconut Lime Chicken

Cooking with foods that decrease inflammation in the body doesn’t have to be a time-intensive labour. Here’s a few reasons why this recipe is so nourishing: Onions and garlic are rich in sulfur which fuel our innate detoxification pathways and support our main anti-oxidant in our body,... Continue Reading

Leaky Gut and Grains: The Hidden Link

What IS Leaky Gut? Grains are consumed at rapidly growing rates throughout the world. We are now discovering that with increased consumption comes increased consequence. Today's hot topic discussion is all about the link between grains and leaky gut syndrome. What is leaky gut? Leaky gut is a... Continue Reading

Meet Mr. Zucchini Head (Grain-Free Recipe included!)

Funny Food - who knew Mr. Zucchini head was grain free?  Ingredients: zucchini slices from a massive zucchini approximately 3/4 inch thick Spolumbo sausage - chicken cranberry (I find this has less spice and so more kid friendly) Sweet potato Onion, any type Blueberries Here’s how... 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

Paleo Coconut Pancakes

Paleo Coconut Pancakes Ingredients: 1/4 cup coconut flour (possibly more) 1/8 tsp baking soda Pinch of salt 1/3 - 1/4 cup coconut milk (or milk of your choice) 2 tbsp coconut oil 3 eggs 1-2 tbsp honey or maple syrup 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Butter for frying Method: Mix the dry... Continue Reading

Quick and Easy Grain-free Pancakes

Pancakes don’t have to just be for Sunday mornings. This is one of my favourite go-to recipes. It’s simple, yet packs a punch with a good amount nutrients and protein. Everything you need to get your day started off on the right foot! Pancakes: 2 eggs 1 banana ¼ cup of almond or coconut... Continue Reading

recipe: slow cooker paleo pulled pork

This month's diet has morphed into a combination of Paleo, candida friendly, blood sugar regulating. Rather than eating the usual salad and meat I put together a slow cooker recipe for dinner. Ingredients Pork shoulder or butt 1 yellow onion Garlic 1 hot red pepper 1 can of sugar free whole... Continue Reading