The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Super Size Your Salad

What happens when you need to clean out the fridge because you are going away for while? This crazy amazing salad! We just kept adding food to the plate and the result was spectacular. So now when we meal prep we often individually cook meats and veggies so we can tailor our meal each day when we... Continue Reading

Summer slaw recipe

I’ve been crazy about this vibrantly coloured slaw for the last few months. I call it the summer slaw recipe and it really is slaw-tastic! I can’t seem to get enough of it and I’m glad since its full of antioxidants, fiber, potassium and taste! Here are the ingredients: Cabbage - great... 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

Summer Rainbow Salad

Long, beautiful sunny days are finally upon our bustling city and as always with them comes the magnetism towards fresh, colourful salads. I’m always telling my clients to make ‘rainbow’ salads; challenging them to achieve as many colours as possible on their plate. In the summer months this... Continue Reading

Black Bean Salad

I’m loving the sunny days we’ve been having, and sunny days always make me want to reach into my recipe box for fresh, tasty salads. This one is loaded with colour and flavour!   Black Bean Salad 1 can (19oz) black beans 1 can (14oz) corn 1 cup grape tomatoes 1-2 cups chopped red,... Continue Reading

recipe: kale & black lentil salad

With the heat this Summer in Calgary I’ve found myself craving more vegetarian lighter meals. I’ve rediscovered beans in this process. The latest one I’m playing around with are black lentils, also known as beluga lentils. They seemed a natural fit with black kale. I find them surprisingly... Continue Reading

recipe: classy summertime salad

This easy and scrumptious salad is perfect on a warm sun filled summer evening. Best served after a joyous city wide bike ride, by someone you love :) Ingredients 2 Pork chops 2 cups broccoli florets 1/2 apple, sliced 4 strawberries, sliced 1/2 cup blueberries 4 cups of mixed greens Olive... Continue Reading

recipe: detox salad

This simple recipe is full of great ingredients that help the body detoxify.  By supplying the body with a full spectrum of nutrients, the natural detoxification pathways can run smoothly. Not only does it look beautiful, it tastes great to. Serves: 4 Will need: cutting board & shopping... Continue Reading