Many of us believe that consuming loads of orange juice will fuel us with Vitamin C and many other fruity benefits. But… is it really all that good for us? Juice is often misconceived as a healthy beverage to quench your thirst and fuel your mornings. Why am I personally against drinking juice (specifically pasteurizedContinue reading “The Juice Bust! Why you should cut back on juice in your diet.”
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Why you might want to add Turmeric to your diet…
Turmeric, as most of us know, is a spice most commonly found in Asian and Indian dishes. However, it is much more than just a spice! It has many health benefits. Turmeric contains an active ingredient, known as Curcumin. Curcumin is what gives this spice its bright yellow color and boosts the health benefits. WhyContinue reading “Why you might want to add Turmeric to your diet…”
I’ve decided to start adding some positive food reviews to my blog so you can see some of my personal grocery picks! There are many food products out there and so many that are made with quality ingredients, others, not so much. So it’s nice to learn more about some of the healthier options out thereContinue reading “NuPasta! Review.”
It’s cold and flu season! How can you build up your immune system to help fight the common cold?
As we know, cold and flu season is upon us! First and foremost it is always important to maintain a healthy diet, always stay hydrated, and staying physically active. However, sometimes the season starts to take us down even if we are following all the basic measures. So what else could help boost your immune systemContinue reading “It’s cold and flu season! How can you build up your immune system to help fight the common cold?”
Chocolate Dipped Chia Energy Bites (happy healthy snacking!)
Hi guys! I am so sorry! I have been MIA from A Teaspoon of Bliss for way too long. I have been very busy with the new job (plus teaching yoga on the side!). Now that I am all settled in, I am ready to get back at it and will continue to share myContinue reading “Chocolate Dipped Chia Energy Bites (happy healthy snacking!)”
Crunchy Quinoa Granola
I avoid most cereals and store bought granolas as they tend to be packed and filled with high sugar content, high fructose corn syrup, and many other unnecessary ingredients. Making my own granola to top on yogurt, nut milk, on fruit, and just for snacking is my favourite! Ingredients (Makes ~2 cups): 1 1/2 cupContinue reading “Crunchy Quinoa Granola”
Chocolate Walnut Banana Muffins
Recipes makes ~9 large muffins: In a large mixing bowl, blend together the following ingredients: 2 small ripe bananas 1/4 cup greek yogurt (or coconut yogurt/dairy free yogurt if needed) 1/4 cup egg whites (swap for flax eggs if vegan) 1/3 cup coconut sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1 tbsp almond butter 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauceContinue reading “Chocolate Walnut Banana Muffins”
Fall Inspired Granola Bars (#vegan, #dairyfree, #glutenfree)
We love to have homemade healthy goodies handy at our house so that we always know we have something to grab on the go with our busy schedules. These bars are packed with healthy unsaturated fats from nuts and seeds – giving you a boost of Omega 6s! Additionally, nuts and seeds are a greatContinue reading “Fall Inspired Granola Bars (#vegan, #dairyfree, #glutenfree)”
Grocery List Breakdown: Shop for healthy carbs, fats, and proteins.
Happy Wednesday! See below a small list of items I tend to always buy at the grocery store. These are all foods that are healthy choices of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins that will provide you with high nutritional content and satiety value. These products are quality sources of nutrition. Remember quality > quantity. The higher theContinue reading “Grocery List Breakdown: Shop for healthy carbs, fats, and proteins.”
What the heck is Matcha?
Hi guys! I thought I would share a tid bit about Matcha powder as it is becoming very popular in our culture today for its great health benefits. Today I made myself a matcha latte at home to combat the cold I am currently fighting and I realized I haven’t written about it before. WhatContinue reading “What the heck is Matcha?”