Gluten-free Chickpea Wraps

Gluten-free Chickpea Wraps

This recipe was inspired by Carla, a client who has shifted into wholesome eating but wanted a healthy wrap as an option for when she's on the go at lunch. I promised that I'd work on an adaptation of my Chickpea Crepe that would be sturdy enough to stand up to lots of veggies, avocado and protein. Here it is. It's yummy and it stands the test of stuffings.

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Recipe: Woman's Nighttime Shatavari Milk

Recipe: Woman's Nighttime Shatavari Milk

Shatavari is an Ayurvedic herb, one of the most commonly used in India for women to balance the reproductive tissues and hormones. Used for the mood swings and irritability of PMS, menopausal hot flashes, fertility, it is an herb of such potency that it is translated as “she who possesses 100 husbands”. I personally like to make a warm milk at night to help deepen my sleep and reduce hot flashes.

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Recipe: Cocoa Nib Cookies

Recipe: Cocoa Nib Cookies

A friend asked me if I had any suggestions for what to do with cacao nibs that she has in her cupboard and I immediately thought of this recipe. These are delicious but the benefits go beyond taste. Cacao nibs (partially ground cacao beans) and the cocoa powder have an abundant source of antioxidants, magnesium, and iron. 

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Healthy Shopping Requires Critical Thinking

Healthy Shopping Requires Critical Thinking

It is important for every consumer to understand a basic premise about the food industry: it is driven by economic interests, not health. And like most other industries, there are some major players that are publicly traded and need to increase their profit margins every quarter. How do they do that? By selling us more food or by making it cheaper.

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Recipe: Walnut Date Cinnamon Protein Shake

Recipe: Walnut Date Cinnamon Protein Shake

I’m into protein shakes these days. Love them as a first morning meal and sometimes when working from home as a late afternoon snack. They are also a great inclusion for pre or post workout if you can make that happen. But I am a stickler for taste…and some of the shakes that I have tried from others’ recipes just don’t cut it for me flavour-wise.

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10 Ways to Make Your BBQing Healthier

10 Ways to Make Your BBQing Healthier

Dedicated barbq’ers everywhere know the pleasures that their grilling and smoking produces, and are unlikely to give it up unless the grim reaper is knocking at their door.

So what is the issue with barbies and what is the solution? I promise to give you the good news after I give you the bad news. 

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