A recipe from our Weight Management App that is loaded with many minerals, vitamins and is a thermogenic (metabolism-boosting) powerhouse. Cauliflower is an excellent source of thermogenic vitamin C, vitamin K, folate and even contains some choline. However, it's the sulfur compound called indole-3-carbinol (i3C) that gives cauliflower its thermogenic effects. Pomegranate contains many minerals and vitamins including potassium, magnesium, folate and a good dose of thermogenic vitamin C. Eating pomegranate fruit whole rather than in juice form, is most beneficial for weight loss.
These scrumptious cookies have just the right amount of sugar and spice to make them the perfect festive holiday treat. Not only are these little gems safe for those who cannot stomach gluten, but the traditional holiday spice cinnamon has been shown to help to keep blood glucose levels in check. Make sure to keep a batch of these on had in case of unexpected holiday guests or as a reward with a cup of antioxidant rich green tea once all the gift wrapping is done.
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 to shake up meal time with a recipe that is sure to please? These fish tacos are your answer. Aside from being delicious, these tacos incorporate a myriad of ingredients known to promote good health. Oregano, turmeric and cilantro are all proven to have anti-inflammatory properties,1 while halibut is a good source of omega-3 which has been proven to be important for good heart health and may also ease inflammation.2
The speedy salsa in this recipe not only comes together in a New York minute, it is also a good source of lycopene thanks to fresh tomatoes. Lycopene has been studied recently for it’s potential to prevent against the development of prostate cancer.3 Any leftovers are delicious on your morning scrambled eggs or as garnish for baked fish or chicken at dinner.
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.