The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Paleo-ish Crepes

One of my favourite things to do on the weekends is making leisurely breakfasts, and currently crepes are my favourite. The latest recipe I use for crepes is grain-free and delicious, and is inspired by the recipe from Bakerita. I made a couple of simple substitutions from the original recipe,... Continue Reading

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

4 Reasons to Join the Keto Challenge

Hello you lovely people and I hope you are doing well! I wanted to pop on here and write a quick note about why you would want to join the Keto Challenge versus wading through all of the Keto information at home on your own. There are a number of factors to weigh, so let’s get right into... 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

No Bake Gluten-free Paleo Protein Balls

If you tend to snack after dinner, these are the perfect goodies to try. High in protein, fat, and (most importantly) flavour, these protein balls send the signal to your brain that you are full, thereby decreasing the simple carbohydrate snack cravings (chips, chocolate, cookies…you know the... 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

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

Treat Yo’self : Learn to limit your carbs

There has always been a big emphasis on carbohydrates in the diet. It makes sense considering that most of the best tasting foods are the highest in carbs.. sweets, starches, pasta and bread. ALL of the breads.   Whether we are talking about the quality or the quantity, the North American... 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 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