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

Fabulous Locks: Winter Hair Health

Ah, January. The holidays are now behind us, and it's time to settle in for the rest of the winter season. The combination of a few months of cold, windy temperatures can wreak havoc on our hair. Thankfully, there are a few things we can do to take care of our locks during the cold season! ... Continue Reading

Four Benefits of the Ketogenic Diet

The time is upon us and our next Keto Challenge is almost here! I thought it would be a good idea for me to remind you why exactly the Ketogenic diet is so great and why I consider it a cornerstone of vibrant health. The last day to book in for the Keto Challenge is September 29th so hurry and... Continue Reading

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

Why the Keto diet works

The Ketogenic diet essentially illustrates to us the fact that healthy fat doesn’t make you fat. Let’s just let that sink in a little deeper… FAT WON’T MAKE YOU FAT. So if not fat, then what makes us gain weight? The Ketogenic diet shows us that sugars derived from carbohydrates (bread,... Continue Reading

Mint Oat Bars

A kid and adult friendly snack for on the go. Leave out the maple syrup for those trying to avoid sweeteners. I love the minty flavour of these oat bars which gives this sweet snack a refreshing quality.  I hope you enjoy! Ingredients: 2 cup rolled oats 3/4 cup ground flaxseed 1/4 - 1/2... 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

Allergen-free Cream of Mushroom Soup

On chilly days we all crave that rich, sultry feel of a good soup. This is at least what my grandmother taught me. On cool spring days she would make the classic mushroom cup of soup - the kind that you just add hot water to a packet of powder and taaadaaaa you have soup! She would always let me... Continue Reading

Vegan Stuffed Squash with Miso Gravy

You've probably noticed how much I love squash, and now stuffed squash. It might be the only thing I don't like about summer - the fact that squash isn't in season. But that's why I also LOVE the fall. Anyways, squash is great because it's a valuable complex carbohydrate. It helps your adrenals... 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