Chia Wonder Cereal

Chia Wonder Cereal

For anyone who has watched Dragon's Den, you may recognize 'Holy Crap' as one of the most successful business deals that's ever gone down on the show. Holy Crap is a breakfast cereal made of only a few natural ingredients. As you may confer from its name, the soluble and insoluble fibre content contributes to happy bowels. The only problem with Holy Crap is that it's holy expensive!! Here is my version that is yummier and cheaper.

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Recipe Alteration: Life-Changing Loaf of Bread

Recipe Alteration: Life-Changing Loaf of Bread

Full credit to Sarah Britton for her Life-Changing Load of Bread.
It is a fantastic accomplishment to make a bread that looks and tastes amazing, and is filled with only healthy, natural, low- sugar impact foods. Her recipe is fantastic, but if you want to make it grain-free and paleo, try this version.

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Fitness Recovery Shake

Fitness Recovery Shake

This is a great shake to have within 30 minutes of an intense workout, whether it is power or cardio based. This is the time when the muscles are most ripe to recover their stored sugar (glucose) supply and protein can most easily be shuttled into the muscle tissue alone with the glucose. We keep fat low or non-existent so the digestion and uptake of the sugar and protein are not slowed down.

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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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Does The Quality of Coffee Matter?

Does The Quality of Coffee Matter?

I was an “I can count on one hand the number of cups of coffee that I've had in my life” herbal tea-toteller until 2002. That was when I met my partner, Barry, who turned me on to the subtle pleasures of good quality coffee. It is a contagious joy that Barry expresses in his exploration of the dynamics of the coffee bean.

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