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?”
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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”
Lower stress, increase blood flow, improve your mood… Down Dog!
Yoga is a great way to get your blood flowing, increase body strength and flexibility. Adding a little yoga flow to your morning routine may help you lower your stress levels, increase overall mood, enhance your activities of daily living, and much more. Downward dog is a beginner poses in yoga and is generally offeredContinue reading “Lower stress, increase blood flow, improve your mood… Down Dog!”
Why should fibre be a priority in your diet?
Today’s food fact of the day’s spotlight is on fibre. I recently did a presentation in the community and was asked a lot of questions about fibre.. what is soluble fibre? what is the difference between soluble and insoluble fibre? How do I know what foods to eat? Well here is my short summary toContinue reading “Why should fibre be a priority in your diet?”
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?”
The Ultimate Trail Mix Cookie! A family favourite.
The appearance of these guys doesn’t do the flavour justice. MMMmmm these cookies turned out SO good and they are packed with nutrient dense ingredients (…ALOT of ingredients). What you will need (~18-20 cookies): Dry ingredients: 1 cup oat flour 1/2 cup gluten free flour (I have used corn flour, almond flour, and quinoa flour,Continue reading “The Ultimate Trail Mix Cookie! A family favourite.”