The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Concrete Steps in Preventing Chronic Disease

The greatest health challenge currently faced by Canadians is the ever growing burden of chronic disease. The management and prevention of health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease and cancer has become essential for the welfare of our society. Prevention is... 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

Easy peasy breakfast!

In a rush but need a quick and easy breakfast - try this! Ingredients: 1 tbsp of coconut oil 1 piece of gluten free bread 1 egg 1/2 avocado 2 tbsp of salsa 1-2oz of cheese Put it together Heat frying pan and add some coconut butter. Toast your gluten free bread. When toast is done, ... Continue Reading

Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros

Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros Ingredients 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs 3 cloves garlic, minced ¼ cup fresh lemon juice 1 onion, diced ¼ cup water 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon oregano ¼ teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon lemon... 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

The Quality of Our Food – When Producing More is Not Necessarily Better

Since the beginning of plant cultivation, humans have been selecting plants that will produce more and larger fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, by focusing on improving production, the quality or the nutrient content of the grown food is often negatively affected. Since the turn of the... 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

Simple Spaghetti Squash & Beef

SIBO Friendly, Paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free I have been obsessed with this dish lately because it's so easy to make, it's super quick and so flavorful! The spaghetti squash absorbs a lot of flavor from the beef fat and paired with the onion.. yum! Ingredients Onion (some SIBO diets... Continue Reading