The Shocking Benefits of Grass-Fed Beef Vs. Conventional

The Shocking Benefits of Grass-Fed Beef Vs. Conventional

The way cows are fed can have a major effect on the nutrient composition of the beef. Learn the shocking truth about grass-fed beef vs. conventional in this week’s post - it’s sure to be a hot topic!

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The Surprising Truth about Carbs: Friend or Foe?

The Surprising Truth about Carbs: Friend or Foe? (2019)

Carbohydrates. Are they really the enemy?

Carbs have been demonized as of late. After all, they are largely to blame for the world’s obesity epidemic and the multitude of health problems that follow.

But are all crabs created equal? 

Read this week’s post to discover the truth about carbohydrates before you swear off this misunderstood food group completely.

And as always, I welcome your feedback. Drop me a line and please share and like us on Facebook and be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel.

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Keto Parmesan Chicken Wings

Keto Parmesan Chicken Wings

Read on for the complete recipe. 😋


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Healthier Holiday Recipes

Healthier Holiday Recipes 

Would you like to indulge a little this holiday season without completely derailing your healthy eating plan?

Want to treat your family to some delicious goodies without refined sugar or white flour?

Well I’ve got you covered!

Keep reading to discover three quick and easy recipes that you can make this holiday season - and feel good about indulging in at the same time!


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Peter Pumpkin-Head Stew

Peter Pumpkin-Head Stew

Nothing screams fall like trees beautifully painted in red, orange, and yellow leaves crunching underfoot, and that distinct crisp clean air. As the days get shorter and the weather continues to cool off, nothing warms the bones like a good hearty stew. 

And what’s more fun for fall than cooking in a pumpkin?

Keep reading to check out my unique recipe for a hearty fall stew cooked inside a pumpkin - Happy cooking and stay warm out there!

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9 Surprising Benefits of Almond Milk

Surprising Benefits of Almond Milk & How To Make It.

If you have a dairy allergy or are interested in a great milk alternative, look no further. Almond milk has more nutrients than cow’s milk and is easier for most people to digest.

In fact, regular consumers of almond milk may even make it at home. If you have been toying with this idea but need some inspiration and a good recipe, keep reading!

This week, I discuss some interesting facts about almonds and the health benefits they provide. As an added bonus, I’m including my super simple recipe for delicious, and nutritious, homemade almond milk!


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The Ketogenic Diet: Do’s and Don’t to get it Right plus a Recipe!

The Ketogenic Diet: Do’s and Don’t to get it Right plus a Recipe!

Are you thinking of starting the ketogenic diet?

Have you been on the keto diet but find your progress has stalled?

Would you like to get more out of the ketogenic diet than you thought possible?

If so, read this week’s blog post to discover my do’s and don’ts of the ketogenic diet to help you do it right. As an added bonus, I’ve included a quick, easy and delicious keto snack recipe to help you stay right on track!



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Here are some quick and easy recipes to kick-start your long-weekend and help you get ready for a great summer!

Summer Fresh Recipes

I've had lots of folks reach out to me on Instagram and Facebook after last week's blog post on BBQ chicken with veg. So I decided to post a couple more ideas to help you celebrate Canada Day and the Fourth of July.

No matter what side of the border you find yourself on, be sure to unwind with family, friends and some healthy BBQ!

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Benefits of a Ketogenic Diet for Brain Health: Continued

Benefits of a Ketogenic Diet for Brain Health: Continued

Last week, I introduced you to the ketogenic diet and how it can benefit brain health, especially after a traumatic brain injury. 

The benefits offered by the ketogenic diet may have far-reaching effects. It can help a brain injury survivor with cognitive and motor impairments and the metabolic changes that occurred upon injury. It can also help improve cognitive performance and prevent age-related cognitive decline in anyone - from those who have a strong family history of Alzheimer’s who would like to prevent getting the disease to professionals wanting to improve performance to students looking to improve focus.

In a nutshell, the ketogenic diet is a high fat, low carb, moderate protein approach to eating that switches the body’s metabolism to using fat as a main source of fuel.

Read on to discover some important considerations when implementing the ketogenic diet, what foods to eat on keto, and how to achieve a state of ketosis.

 

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Benefits of a Ketogenic Diet for Brain Health and TBI

Benefits of a Ketogenic Diet for Brain Health and TBI

  • Have you or a loved one suffered a traumatic brain injury?
  • Do you have a family history of Alzheimer’s disease?
  • Are you experiencing signs of cognitive decline?
  • Did you know that sustaining a TBI dramatically increases your risk of developing Alzheimer’s later on in life?
  • More importantly, did you know that the right diet may help?

Read this week’s blog post to discover how healthy and damaged brains process glucose for energy differently and how nutritional therapy can work to improve TBI symptoms, energy creation, and cognitive function - wether you’ve experienced a TBI or not.

You’ll also discover what the ketogenic diet is, which fats are good for the brain, and several benefits of the keto diet for brain health.

So Read On!

 

 

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One Pan Salmon, Kale & Cabbage

One Pan Salmon, Kale & Cabbage

Makes 2 Servings | 10 Min. Prep | 16 Min. Cooking

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Salmon-Stuffed Avocado Boats

Salmon-Stuffed Avocado Boats

Makes 1 Serving | 10 Min. Prep

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Smoked Salmon Salad

Smoked Salmon Salad

Makes 2 Servings | 10 Min. Prep | 15 Min. Cooking

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Very Veggie-ish Meatloaf

Very Veggie-ish Meatloaf

 Don't like your vegetables much? You will in this version of my meatloaf recipe!

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Greek Chicken Salad

Greek Chicken Salad 

 Please, please do not use a farmed salmon variety. It is environmentally destructive, the taste is abhorrent as is the overall nutritional content.

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