The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Dr. Mawji’s Delicious Daal

Lentils are a source of vegetarian protein and can be spiced up a variety of ways to your tasting. Here is a recipe using lentils along with some warming spices, perfect for all seasons! Here is what you will need: ½ cup yellow split moong bean ½ cup red split lentils 2 tbsp avocado oil or... Continue Reading

Dr. Jenny’s Favourite Soups: Chicken Taco

Winter is here, and that calls for soup soup soup. Some of my favourite cookbooks are the Whitewater Cooks cookbooks, and I’ve adapted the recipes from there. I often substitute based on my food sensitivities and available ingredients, so my apologies to the chefs at Whitewater. I will note... Continue Reading

Dr. Jenny’s Favourite Soups: Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

Winter is around the corner, and it calls for soup soup soup. Some of my favourite cookbooks are the Whitewater Cooks cookbooks, and I’ve adapted the recipes from there. I often substitute based on my food sensitivities and available ingredients, so my apologies to the chefs at Whitewater I... Continue Reading

Pumpkin Spice Soup

Pumpkin spice soup is so delicious and nutritious. Soup is my personal go-to at this time of the year, it's warm and filling!  Here is a step by step recipe for pumpkin spice soup which is versatile for making any kind of squash soup. So if pumpkin isn't your thing try butternut squash, spaghetti... Continue Reading

Garden Minestrone Soup

Looking back on the summer, I think we can all agree it was a rainy one here in Calgary! The one great thing about all the rain was that it allowed our home gardens to flourish & grow. As we put our gardens to bed for the winter, we are often left with a bunch of ripe leftover produce. This... 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

Recipe: Easy Butternut Squash Soup

One of my favourite things is coming home from work to my home smelling like dinner, which might explain my appreciation for my crock-pot. I often chop all my veggies for the butternut squash soup the night before, store them in the fridge overnight, and then just pop in the crock-pot on low all... Continue Reading

recipe: butternut squash & roasted garlic cauliflower soup

This butternut squash soup was designed for a lighter but warming autumn dinner. It's great if you are feeling under the weather as I am and have little to no appetite. This soup is nice because it’s warming, easy and filling. Furthermore, the mass amounts of garlic will really help battle any... Continue Reading

recipe: tandoori chicken international veggie soup

My friend and I came up with this simple and cleanse friendly soup recipe while at the grocery store this week. Since I am on a January budget and cleansing, this soup had to be cost efficient and detox friendly. And it is!  The cost was only about $50 and it made enough frozen leftovers for... Continue Reading