Nutz for Nuts!

Nuts and seeds are a great way to increase fibre and protein in your diet. Nuts are a source of unsaturated fat which, plays a role in heart health and prevention of heart diseases. I tend to carry ~1/4 cup of nuts/trail mix on me throughout my work day. They are a great snack to curbContinue reading “Nutz for Nuts!”

Sprouted Honey-O’s Trail Mix

I absolutely love One Degree Organics products. They truly stand by their motto of using only #REAL ingredients. This trail mix was created using their Sprouted Honey O’s.. (QUIT THE CHEERIOS for the real good stuff!!!) Their products can be found…almost everywhere! Sobeys, Whole Foods, Loblaws, etc. The benefit of using a product such asContinue reading “Sprouted Honey-O’s Trail Mix”

Sprouted Quinoa Salad ft. Broccoli, Maple Glazed Nuts, Edamame, ETC!

I freaking love quinoa! Have you been able to tell throughout my blog posts? I tossed this salad together to have as a side with dinner this past week. Ingredients (serves ~8): 1 cup uncooked sprouted quinoa, cook according to package directions. 1 cup broccoli, chopped finely, steam in a covered container in the microwave withContinue reading “Sprouted Quinoa Salad ft. Broccoli, Maple Glazed Nuts, Edamame, ETC!”

My Protein Picks

Protein is a macronutrient, along with carbohydrates and fats, that is essential to our diet to maintain proper body function.  My top protein picks (as seen above) include: ground turkey/chicken, salmon, nut butters (preferably almond butter), skinless boneless chicken breast, almonds/mixed nuts, quinoa, chickpeas, Greek yogurt (plain 0%), and beans/lentils.    Why is protein soContinue reading “My Protein Picks”

10 Must-Haves in my Nutritional Lifestyle

I created a list of 10 foods that I always try to incorporate into my lifestyle as they have substantial nutrient content and benefits to health. 1. Oats: Are high in soluble fiber and may improve cholesterol (create a sticky ball within your digestive system, trapping cholesterol, removing it from the body). Also, oats areContinue reading “10 Must-Haves in my Nutritional Lifestyle”