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.
Have you tried Jicama? A root vegetable that resembles a large potato with a mild flavor – when eaten raw, it has a nice crisp texture, adding a crunch of fibre that contributes to lower cholesterol levels, controls blood sugar and aids in weight loss. Along with vitamin C, folic acid and a moderately good source of Potassium which is important for fluid balance and blood pressure control. Then there is the benefit of adding a healthy fat found in avocados, antioxidants in walnuts, and anti-inflammatory cilantro. Plus, we all know this crisp crunch and what they say about having "An apple a day..." – especially our local BC Ambrosia apple.
A powerhouse of protein and fibre to boost your energy and manage your weight. Quinoa and beans boosts satiety because of their high-quality protein and fibre content. Eating more protein can increase your metabolism, thereby increasing your ability to burn fat. Fibre helps slow the absorption of sugar by improving glycemic control.
Here is a delicious protein-rich breakfast that is perfect after a workout to help replenishes essential nutrients and build lean muscle. Notably, it also has anti-inflammatory, blood sugar balancing, and thermogenic ingredients for those looking for a healthy weight management breakfast.
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This nutrient-rich soup has all 3 of these ingredients from thermogenic to anti-inflammatory and blood sugar balancing. Incorporate foods such as ginger, garlic, onions, and spices to rev-up your metabolism–these also have anti-inflammatory and blood sugar balancing properties. In addition to pumpkin seeds and the powerhouse turmeric (curcumin) combined with black pepper and more...
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Just in time to help you bounce back from holiday festivities and feasting: our Beautiful Beet Root Salad. Taking a fresh approach to using veggies that are in season, and adding ingredients that will chelate toxins to help you detoxify from seasonal indulgence! Many of the ingredients are also considered blood purifiers, immune boosters, and stress-relievers. Perfect for this time of year. Oh, and this recipe takes under 5 minutes to prep—we have it all covered for you, all you have to do is enjoy!
This recipe features all of the amazing produce that is growing right now. Eating seasonally feels so nourishing and satisfying! The great thing about this Summer Harvest Bowl is that you can make it your own. Add the summer vegetables, herbs and toppings that you and your family like.