Fall Salad Recipe + Benefits of Pomegranetes

10-25-2016-21

Every season brings with it a shift in our energy, emotions, and of course food. The beauty of nature is that it always offers exactly what we need for that particular time. The trick is to tune into your intuition. […]

Fall Salad Recipe + Benefits of Pomegranetes 2016-12-15T10:34:40+00:00

Superfood ~ Sesame Seed Benefits + Romaine Lettuce Salad Boats with Creamy Tahini Dressing

Romaine Lettuce Salad Boats

Healthy eating should be fun, right? And salads should be filling and hit the spot without leaving you feel hungry an hour later. I love using tahini (sesame seed butter) for salad dressings, because it adds a creamy satisfying texture that also helps create satiety due to the healthy fats it contains.

Sesame seeds are a nutritional power house, and you can add them to your diet by using tahini […]

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Romaine Lettuce Salad Boats with Creamy Tahini Dressing
These salad boats are a fun way to incorporate delicious and satisfying vegetables into your diet. If you want to make these as side dishes, use 4-6 smaller Romaine leaves.
Romaine Lettuce Salad Boats
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10
Cook Time 0
Passive Time 0
Servings
Ingredients
Main Ingredients:
Dressing
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10
Cook Time 0
Passive Time 0
Servings
Ingredients
Main Ingredients:
Dressing
Romaine Lettuce Salad Boats
Instructions
Salad
  1. How to make: Wash and dry your Romaine lettuce, being careful not to tear them. Using a hand shredder or your food processor, shred cabbage and carrot. Cut bell pepper in half, remove pit and slice very thinly. Cut avocado in half, remove stone, and slice medium sized strips while still in the shell. Remove with soup spoon and place along the sides of the lettuce. Layer pepper, carrots, and cabbage in the lettuce boats, and top with sprouts.
Dressing
  1. To make the dressing, add all ingredients into a blender or mix in a bowl. (may need to add a bit more water to the dressing, depending on the oil content of your tahini). Drizzle dressing on to salad boats and enjoy!
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Superfood ~ Sesame Seed Benefits + Romaine Lettuce Salad Boats with Creamy Tahini Dressing 2016-09-21T22:11:03+00:00

Food as Medicine: Protecting the Skin with Antioxidants + Blueberry Tahini Dressing Recipe

Sun Exposure & Antioxidant Protection

As summer is approaching we start thinking about the beach, beautiful weather, barbecues, summer cocktails, relaxing and days at the cabin. With the summer heat it is so important to protect yourself from the harmful UV rays from the sun. During the summer months, the sun is huge source of free radicals and the sun also heavily depletes the skin of antioxidants. As a Holistic Nutritionist, I love talking to my […]

Food as Medicine: Protecting the Skin with Antioxidants + Blueberry Tahini Dressing Recipe 2017-03-31T12:49:34+00:00

Food as Medicine: Protecting the Skin with Antioxidants + Blueberry Tahini Dressing Recipe


Sun Exposure & Antioxidant Protection

As summer is approaching we start thinking about the beach, beautiful weather, barbecues, summer cocktails, relaxing and days at the cabin. With the summer heat it is so important to protect yourself from the harmful UV rays from the sun. During the summer months, the sun is huge […]

Food as Medicine: Protecting the Skin with Antioxidants + Blueberry Tahini Dressing Recipe 2016-11-08T02:49:12+00:00

Recipe of the Week: Fall Roasted Beet and Fennel Salad

Fall foods: Roasted beet and fennel salad

Hello there!

With the weather getting colder outside and busy fall schedules we tend to gravitate toward warming and heavier foods like stews and soups. I love my salads and try to make them more winter friendly during this time of the year.

Check out my latest recipe on Dr. Justyna’s blog. It’s simple to make and […]

Recipe of the Week: Fall Roasted Beet and Fennel Salad 2016-09-01T03:32:29+00:00

Ditch the Sugar ~ How to Stop Those Sugar Cravings for Good

Hey there health seeker,

Tis’ the weekend after Halloween and all through the house there are beauty robbers hiding everywhere..

On day 3 of our challenge Dr. Justyna, our healthy skin expert, gave us an insight on what happens to our skin when we consume foods that are high in sugar, whether it’s natural, refined or artificial, which cause our insulin levels to soar. In case you missed the article, here is a link!

Today I’m going to share with you, over […]

Ditch the Sugar ~ How to Stop Those Sugar Cravings for Good 2016-09-01T03:10:09+00:00

The Key to Successful (Sustainable) Weight Loss ~ Meal Planning + Big Batch Metabolism Boosting Dressing Recipe

Big Batch Metabolism Boosting Dressing with Lemon, Mustard and Maple

How many times have you rushed home from work or a day out, feeling tired and hungry, and found yourself totally stressed out about dinner?

I know I have, many times. The busier our lives are, the more it seems like it’s impossible to […]

The Key to Successful (Sustainable) Weight Loss ~ Meal Planning + Big Batch Metabolism Boosting Dressing Recipe 2017-09-03T07:57:35+00:00

21 Healthy Habits Challenge: Get Your Daily Dose of Greens + Kale Salad Recipe

Massaged kale and avocado salad

Hello Dear Reader,

Whether you’re following our 21 days of healthy habits or not, this is a really good one to get into. Getting your dose of greens will significantly improve your health and energy levels for so many reasons. Not only are they incredibly nutrient dense, […]

21 Healthy Habits Challenge: Get Your Daily Dose of Greens + Kale Salad Recipe 2016-09-01T02:16:20+00:00