Gut Health Food Checklist

Gut Health Food Checklist

The foods you eat have a huge effect on your gut health and, in turn, on the health of your entire body. A healthy gut provides a strong immune system as well as better focus and mental clarity. Some even believe that it has an…

The Vegetarian Path to Healthy Aging

The Vegetarian Path to Healthy Aging

As someone who may be starting to feel some signs of aging, you may wonder if it’s too late to become a vegetarian. In reality, a meat free diet could be especially beneficial for older adults. A number of studies suggest that eating more plant-based…

Modern Rules for Staying Home Without Gaining Weight

Modern Rules for Staying Home Without Gaining Weight

You may have heard jokes about the quarantine fifteen, or the “covid 19”. For many adults, spending more time at home is making them gain weight. Almost 50% of women and 25% of men said they’ve put on pounds due to COVID-19 restrictions, according to…

Baked Salmon Tray with Rice & Tomatoes

Baked Salmon Tray with Rice & Tomatoes

Ingredients: 14 oz. (400g) salmon fillet, skin removed 1 tsp. honey 2 tbsp. soy sauce 2 tbsp. olive oil 4 slices of lemon + 2 tbsp. of juice 7/8 cup (200g) jasmine rice 1 cup (150g) cherry tomatoes handful basil leaves 4 tbsp. natural yogurt,…

Pork Stir-Fry with Pineapple

Pork Stir-Fry with Pineapple

Ingredients: 14 oz. (400g) pork tenderloin 1 tbsp. potato starch ½ cup (100g)cooked white rice 2/3 cup (135ml) pineapple chucks, in juice (keep the juice) 1 red bell pepper, sliced ½ onion, sliced 2 garlic cloves ½ chili pepper 1-inch fresh ginger, grated 2 tbsp….

Grilled Salmon and Corn with Peach Salad

Grilled Salmon and Corn with Peach Salad

Remember, planning your day also means planning your meals so that they fuel you up, not weigh you down!  Try this great salad with salmon for protein and omega-3s. INGREDIENTS (WHAT YOU WILL NEED) For the Marinade: 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp. olive…

Moroccan Cod & Bulgur Salad

Moroccan Cod & Bulgur Salad

Ingredients (what you will need): 10 oz. (300g) cod fillets 1 tbsp. lemon juice 2 cloves garlic, crushed ½ tsp. turmeric ½ tsp. paprika ½ tsp. cumin pinch of saffron 2 tbsp. olive oil Scant ½ cup (100g) of bulgur (if not available, can be…

Cinnamon Roll Protein Smoothie

Cinnamon Roll Protein Smoothie

Enjoy this little afternoon pick-me-up.  Cool, refreshing and 22 grams of protein! What you need (ingredients): 1 banana 2 scoops (50g) vanilla protein powder 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 cup (240ml) almond milk 1 cup of ice cubes How to prepare:  Place all ingredients into a…

9 Things You Might be Doing That Threaten Your Heart Health

9 Things You Might be Doing That Threaten Your Heart Health

This might not be surprising to hear, but you can’t live without your heart. However, many people are regularly doing things that threaten the health of their heart. You might not even be aware of the damage that you’re doing. Your heart isn’t like your…

5 Foods That Can Halt Diabetes

5 Foods That Can Halt Diabetes

It’s no secret that diabetes is becoming more commonplace in our society. If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, you may be wondering about the efficacy and side effects of insulin, and if there are any natural foods that can help you control blood sugar. Type…