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6 Healthy High-Fat Foods To Add To Your Diet Today

January 10, 2022

A common myth when looking to lose weight and improve your health is that you need to cut out high-fat foods from your diet. In fact, there are many healthy high-fat foods that will lead to satiety and weight loss when used in the right portions. Moderation in your diet is key when looking to […]

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My Favourite Grain-Free Flours

Being gluten-free myself, I have experimented with many gluten-free and grain-free flours over the years. Gluten is the general name for proteins found mainly in wheat, rye and barley and it helps foods maintain their structure and shape. Gluten is found in many other types of foods too so check your labels carefully if you […]

November 24, 2021

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Natural Ways to Support Your Immune System

October 25, 2021

As cold and flu season is around the corner, it’s important to discuss the ways to naturally support your immune system at this time of year. Prevention is key when it comes to health and wellbeing and preventing the onset of respiratory illnesses is something to work towards. Check out these natural ways to support […]

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Benefits of Lemon in Your Diet

My favourite way to start my morning is with a warm mug of water with a fresh lemon squeezed into it. It’s warming, relaxing and tastes great. You may have been served water with lemon at restaurants before or used lemon zest in some baking recipes and you may not have thought anything of it, […]

August 2, 2021

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Energy Boosting Snacks to Avoid the Midday Slump

July 24, 2021

We’ve all experienced the midday slump around 3:00pm to 4:00pm where energy levels drop and you feel lethargic, hungry and ready to finish work for the day. One way to help with this daily energy drop is through blood sugar control – when your blood sugar is out of balance, your energy levels shift accordingly. […]

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The Best Non-Dairy Substitutes for Milk

Whether you’re vegan, lactose-intolerant or just looking to reduce your dairy consumption, there are many milk alternatives on the market these days. Milk alternatives can offer good nutrition profiles and your local grocery store should carry a variety of non-dairy substitutes for milk. Here are the facts on the most common non-dairy substitutes for milk […]

July 18, 2021

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Natural Ways to Support Digestion

July 4, 2021

Most of us have struggled with digestive upset at some point in our lives and it can be very frustrating! Adequate digestion of the food we eat is essential to every other process in our bodies and there are many reasons why your digestion may not be optimal. Here are some natural ways to support […]

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4 Easy Summer Salad Recipes

This summer is all about fresh, hearty salads with seasonal ingredients. If you feel that your diet is lacking in the vegetable department, salads are an easy way to solve that problem. Check out some of my favourite summer salad recipes below and add these to your repertoire for delicious lunches and dinners. Mixed Bean […]

June 27, 2021

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All-Natural Popsicles To Beat The Heat

June 20, 2021

Here are some easy, refreshing all-natural popsicle recipes to make this summer to beat the heat! These popsicles are healthier than store-bought ones where you will see a lot of unnatural additives. Using natural sweeteners is important when making treats at home and these popsicles will satisfy any sweet craving. Get yourself a popsicle mold […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) has been popping up at health food stores over the past few years and there has been a lot of talk about its health benefits. It is a popular kitchen staple, but it has many uses beyond salad dressings. For example, many people take a shot of ACV before meals to […]

June 13, 2021

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