I love finding healthy salty snack alternatives that keep my energy levels steady and keep me satisfied till my next meal. Having protein as a snack is a great idea! Protein not only is an essential nutrient our body needs to function smoothly, it's also a great jump-start to our metabolism.
If you are looking for a nutritious, energy boosting, vitamin & minerals loaded with a low glycemic index this one is for you! Loaded with greens & veggies - zucchini, cucumber and spinach, healthy fats - sunflower seeds and anti inflammatory spices - turmeric & cinnamon this smoothie is your best friend with lifelong health benefits.
Gut health, human microbiome, intestinal flora, probiotics and healthy bacteria are all terms we hear a lot lately, and for a good reason! Did you know we have 10 times more bacteria than gene cells in our body? Here are some more fascinating facts:
99% of our microbiome (the community of microbes, an ecosystem of bacteria within our bodies) is located in our digestive system.
The microbiome in our intestine can weigh up to 2 kg and contains about 1...
I love having few go-to dishes I cook whenever I don't have much time to cook, I don't feel creative or it's the end of the week and I want to finish up all the veggies in the fridge. My winter pot is one of those quick, simple and flexible in terms of ingredients (hence you can skip some ingredients or add some of your own).
Who doesn't need a bit of comfort on a cold snowy morning?
'Comfort Food' has gotten a negative connotation these days with all the talk around emotional eating.
I am definitely a big believer in conscious eating and not 'eating your emotions', but what if we look at comfort food as a conscious act of self care? If it comes from a place of eating intuitively, with intention, listening to what your body wants...
I love blueberries! These tiny gems give long life health benefits- rich in vitamins (C, K), antioxidants, fight cancer, aid weight loss, promote a young, glowing skin, boost the brain, support digestion and really the list goes on!
Healthy fats are essential for a healthy balanced diet. One of my favourite healthy fats is AVOCADO. Avocado is not only an energy booster but also a brain booster, as it improves concentration and memory.
It has plenty of essential fatty acids, and loaded with vitamins A, E ,K ,B and C, plus- plenty of fiber too!
Combined with spinach and banana this smoothie is nutrient dense and will provide your body with long lasting energy. Bananas and spinach are both...
Raw cacao and cherries are both high antioxidant rich foods. Antioxidants reduce the effects of free radicals (which play a major role in disease formation) and promote and protect healthy cells, which means slower aging, healthful youthful skin, longer life spam and disease prevention.
So how do you feel about a HEALTHY breakfast that also tastes like dessert ?
I am not a big fan of winter, cold weather and rainy days. I am however, a big fan of oversized sweaters, fluffy soft blankets, snuggles and cozying up with something warm and nourishing. So whenever I notice myself getting negative around the cold weather I try to shift my mindset into a more positive state, reminding myself what I like about winter (rather than focusing on what I dislike).
Winter is a fact, it's reality, it's your circumstances, which you...