Immune Boosting Super Smoothie

immune boosting smoothieIn a world that is constantly causing our immune system to put up it’s deference, it’s important to take a preventative approach. Daily stress, processed foods, sugar, allergens, lack of sleep, toxins, and our gut health all affect our immunity.

To help your body stay strong and ready to fight, we need to support it daily with nutrients, rest, and stress relieving techniques.

Some key nutrients to help boost our natural immunity […]

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Immune Boosting Super Smoothie
Carrots are packed with vitamin A, pumpkin seeds with Zinc, and oranges with vitamin C! Adding spices like cinnamon and turmeric will help to support the body with antioxidants and phytonutrients.
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 8 min
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Course Breakfast
Prep Time 8 min
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Add all the ingredients into your blender and buzz until smooth. Add more water or unsweetened coconut milk if needed. Enjoy!
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Bursting with Energy Smoothie

I order to love how you feel, you need to really understand what your body needs. The energy we feel from food is dependent on so many factors, including how we digest/absorb/assimilate the food, the right micro-nutrients (vitamins, minerals, etc), and the right proportion of macro-nutrients (protein, fats, carbs).

It’s also dependent on bio-individuality, what works for one person, may have the opposite effect on another. The health of your body will of course play a role in how much energy […]

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Bursting with Energy Smoothie
You can make this smoothie for breakfast, lunch or snack. It's easily digestible, so you can have it pre or post workout as well.
beet energy smoothie
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 5
Servings
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Course Breakfast
Prep Time 5
Servings
Ingredients
beet energy smoothie
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients into a blender and buzz until smooth. Makes 1-2 servings.
    beet energy smoothie
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Sleepy Tea Recipe with Turmeric, Passionflower and Honey

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If you really start to think about it, what’s the one thing that always seems to mess up your health goals? The lack of energy, irritability, cravings, inability to stick to your healthy eating, and so on, can most likely all be blamed on a crappy night of sleep.

If you are feeling stuck in a rut and don’t know where to start, then my suggestion is to focus on your sleep for […]

Make Your Own Nut Milk ~ Easy Recipe

Hello My Dear Reader,

I have written a couple of articles about food sensitivities and the major allergens dairy, soy and gluten. The recipes that you’ll find on this blog are created for you if you are looking for some delicious alternatives and don’t want to sacrifice taste.

Here is a simple and delicious nut milk recipe that will work with any raw unsalted nuts!

Do you need some guidance with making […]

My Favourite Stress Busting Tips to Feel Lighter and More Energized + Energy Smoothie Recipe

 

One of the big topics you’ll often hear me discuss on my blog, workshops, and private practice is STRESS because it can contribute to a multitude of health problems including adrenal fatigue, excess cortisol levels, AKA the fat storing hormone, insomnia, and poor digestion.

Today I’m sharing some of my favourite tips to help your body cope and combat stress, and finally start to release those unwanted extra […]

Superfood of the Month ~ Golden Turmeric + Healing Drink Recipe

Healing Golden Turmeric Drink with Hemp and Ginger

Oh turmeric, how I love you!! (Even though you don’t taste so good)

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a plant native to South India and Indonesia and has been valued in Asia for thousands of years as a spice and medicinal herb. I recommend this healing spice to many of my clients from chronic headaches to crippling […]

A Winter Friendly Warming Smoothie Recipe: Gingerbread Delight

Is your smoothie giving you the chills lately? As the weather gets colder, your body starts to naturally crave more warming foods. Makes perfect sense, right? We tap into that intuition when we reach for rooted vegetable stews and soups, and more cooked foods during the colder months.

As we move from season to season, you’ll want to adjust the ingredients in your kitchen to go along […]

Easy and Delicious DIY Coconut Milk

easy and delicious diy coconut milk

Hey there!

I’m a big fan of making my own dairy free milks. They are much more nutritious than store bought varieties, which often contain additives like sugar and carrageenan (which can cause digestive upset in sensitive people). In a perfect world, I would have a constant flow of the good stuff but it’s often […]

Fighting the Holiday Bulge – 5 Simple Tricks + Citrus Sparkle Mocktail Recipe

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Holiday parties – oh the joy, the cheese, the magical cocktails and sweets. The holidays are synonymous with comforting and delicious foods and maybe a couple of too many glasses of your preferred libation. While it’s perfectly fine and normal to add a few pounds on during the cold winter months, as your body tries to help you stay […]