High-Fiber Coconut Lemon Bars

3 ways coconut meat can support gut health 1. Coconut meat is high in insoluble fiber (meaning that it doesn’t get digested), which helps bulk up your stool and supports healthy and regular bowel movements. Just 1 cup (80 grams) of shredded coconut provides 7 grams of fiber, which is over 20% of the DV.…

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SmartSweets: Healthy sugar free candy to satisfy your sweet tooth

Do you remember the days when you use to ride your pedal bike out to the local convenience store, pull out couch change from your pockets and go to town on Sour Keys, Fun Dip, Ring Pops, Big Foot – and a giant Freezie if you had enough coin?!?! If I had to draw “Jen’s…

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Refreshing Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie

Are you craving a refreshing drink to sip on while enjoying the summer heat? Give this healthy and delicious Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie a try. Loaded with antioxidants and vitamins – and sweetened with Mother Nature’s candy. It’s the perfect summer time drink for when you’re chilling on the porch or kickin’ it poolside! TIP: Use…

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Lemon Raspberry Jello

3 Ways Gelatin Can Support Gut Health and Digestion 1. Aids in gut repair. Gelatin is beneficial for preventing intestinal damage and repairing the lining of the digestive tract, thereby preventing “leaky gut”. The gut lining is one of the body’s most important lines of defense, since it keeps food particles, bacteria and yeast inside…

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Wild Haddock with Mustard & Thyme

Did you know? Haddock is very low in calories (77 calories per 3 ounces), high in protein (17 grams per 3 ounces) and an excellent source of selenium, phosphorus and some of the B vitamins. Check out these 4 simple steps for Wild Haddock with Mustard and Thyme. Serve these haddock fillets on top of…

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Kombucha “Mulegarita”

Sometimes you just need to kick-up your heels and enjoy the Summer heat with a feel good and refreshing Kombucha “Mulegarita”! Here’s why Kombucha is one of my go-to healthy thirst quenchers during the hot Summer days … Kombucha is a fermented beverage consisting of black tea (or other teas) and sugar (cane sugar, fruit…

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Simple Salt & Pepper Chicken Wings

Chicken wings are an essential part of any sports lover’s diet! They’re flavourful and easy to munch on while your eyes are glued to the screen. As yummy as restaurant and bar wings are, these places almost always deep fry their wings in rancid vegetable oil. These inflammatory oils can cause many short and long…

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Wild Salmon with Garlic & Dill

Wild-caught (not farmed) salmon is known to be one of the most nutritious foods. Research has linked this nutrient-dense fish to everything from improving heart, brain, bone, skin and eyesight health to extending life span and preventing heart attacks & cancer. Not only does wild salmon contain one of the highest omega-3 contents of any type of…

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No-Bake Pumpkin Seed Protein Balls

5 reasons why you should eat pumpkin seeds 1. High in magnesium. 1/4 cup of pumpkin seeds contains nearly half of the recommended daily amount of magnesium. This important mineral is vital for many physiological functions, including proper bowel function – yet an estimated 80 percent of Americans are deficient in magnesium! 2. Restful sleep. Pumpkin…

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Keto Burgers with Portobello “Buns”

Check out this awesome and simple recipe for low-carb, keto & paleo friendly burgers. You can serve these burger patties open-faced or sandwich them between 2 portobello “buns”. Grab onto these delicious burgers with your hands or enjoy them with a fork and knife. Dress up your burgers with your favourite condiments and toppings OR…

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