Beets, frequently consumed either pickled or in borscht, the traditional Russian soup. These colorful root vegetables contain powerful nutrient compounds and are a good source of folate, also called vitamin B-9. Folate plays an important role in optimal emotional and mental health. Fennel is known to reduce inflammation with it's very important nutrient called Choline, which helps with sleep, muscle movement, learning and memory. Fennel is also a great digestive aid.
These quinoa sliders are filled with foods that help stabilize blood sugar. This is a great use for leftover quinoa and the sliders last for several days in the refrigerator. I like to make them at the start of the week to have on hand as an addition to green salads to boost protein, healthy fat & fibre.
Looking for a new healthy Halloween cookie recipe that is gluten free and blood sugar-friendly, and will be a hit with your children. You have to try our witches fingers, they are similar to the traditional shortbread with a few healthier modications, along a hint of almond flavor. Serve up a bowl of fingers at your Halloween party!
This thick and delicious heart healthy smoothie is great anytime of day to maintain your energy level and balance your blood sugar. The fibre content in pumpkin is also excellent for individuals having bowel movement and other digestive problems. The rolled oats have also been shown to improve symptoms of diabetes, effectively lowering blood sugar and improving insulin resistance. We could go on and on about all the other health benefits of this smoothie, so drink up and enjoy!
Getting your kids to help mix together this cake ensures it will come together in a snap. Gluten-free and dairy-free, this is the perfect treat for lunchboxes, after school or after dinner. For a bit of extra indulgence on special occasions, try topping slices with a dollop of coconut whipped cream and extra berries.
It’s that time of the year to ensure your immune system is optimized to flight viral cold and flu invaders. How about cooking up a bowl of homemade chicken soup loaded with an immune-boosting “Army” ¬– antioxidents, beta carotene, folate, vitamin C, allicin…, they will flight the battle and rid your body of pathogenic viruses and bacteria.
We are happy to share this recipe with you — finally, all baked bean lovers out there can rest assured and never again feel shame while indulging in baked beans! This recipe will not only satisfy your taste buds but it is a great source of protein and contains no refined sugar. As a bonus we have substituted the sugar for molasses, which is great for boosting your metabolism and helping with weight loss!
Breakfast, lunch or dinner, Pho is an excellent anti-inflammatory, gut healing and (this version) is low FODMAP. Bone broth is a potent ingredient for anyone with gastro-intestinal disorders, or anyone who is healing muscle or bone injuries. Making your own broth is well worthwhile, and makes your home smell delicious. Warm soup may seem strange to eat for breakfast at first, but with the change of the seasons and cold weather approaching, your body will thank you.