Salt & Vinegar Chicken Wings

I’ve been going a little wild for wings lately – and this recipe in particular brings me back to the days when I use to have a HUGE crush on salt and vinegar chips! The flavours are right on (not too salty and not overpowered by vinegar) and will leave you salivating for the next…

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My top “spaghetti” recipes

So, I’m currently wandering the streets of Italy … And even though I’m far from home, I’m still thinking about how I can inspire you to be healthy while continuing to enjoy the great things in life – and after being in Italy for a few days, there ain’t no greater thing than spaghetti (gluten…

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Cold Matcha Latte

DID YOU KNOW? Matcha Green Tea can help to support weight loss. According to a study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, consuming green tea increased thermogenesis, (the body’s rate of burning calories) from 8-10% to 35-43% of daily energy expenditure. So what causes this increase in thermogenesis? Polyphenols – plant-based compound with powerful antioxidant…

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Ciabotta – Italian Vegetable Stew

Ciabotta (also known as ciambotta or giambotta ) is a common summer dish in Abruzzo, as well as all throughout southern Italy. Similar to the French ratatouille, this vegetable stew is made up of seasonal Mediterranean vegetables slowly cooked down with tomatoes and finished with fresh basil. My Nonna (a.k.a. Ma) made this dish every…

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ProbioMed 50: A shelf stable, broad-spectrum probiotic

There’s a new probiotic in town and it’s made it to my list of supplements for optimal health 💚 ProbioMed™ 50 is a high potency, shelf stable, broad-spectrum probiotics formulation containing 50 billion CFU per serving. It consists of ten of the most highly researched probiotic strains, with each strain and specific CFU count being…

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Beef & Pesto Salad

DID YOU KNOW? Grass-fed beef contains significantly higher levels of omega-3s (between 2 and 5 times more) than grain-fed beef. Omega-3s play an important role in your health and can help with: Symptoms of Metabolic Syndrome Inflammation Autoimmune Diseases Prevention of Cancer Fatty Liver Bone and Joint Health Depression, Anxiety & Mental Disorders Eye Health…

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Lemon Sesame Protein Balls

DID YOU KNOW? Sesame seeds are beneficial for female hormones – at any age. Sesame seeds contain phytoestrogens, plant compounds that are similar to the hormone estrogen. Therefore, sesame seeds might be beneficial for women during menopause when estrogen levels drop. Phytoestrogens may help counteract hot flashes and other symptoms of low estrogen. What’s more,…

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Easy Yoga Flow

  If you’re a beginner to yoga or just looking for a gentle yoga flow to get your body feeling good, give this easy yoga flow a try! This flow is great for: 👉Improving range of motion & circulation 👉Increasing flexibility & strength 👉Relieving stress & calming the mind 👉Energizing the body Repeat this flow…

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Lemon Ginger Fizz

DID YOU KNOW? Ginger is Mother Nature’s medicine especially when it comes to supporting digestive health. This powerful root can help prevent problems like dyspepsia, a common condition of weakened digestion characterized by symptoms like pain, heartburn, fullness and discomfort. Ginger relaxes the smooth muscle in your gut lining and helps food move along throughout the…

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“Spaghetti” alla Puttanesca

So, I was going to talk about the health benefits of this flavourful Italian dish, BUT got sidetracked by some other interesting facts when I was doing recipe research … DID YOU KNOW? Spaghetti alla puttanesca literally means prostitute’s spaghetti! And that’s why we’re not talking about health today – and instead learning about how…

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