Cold Lemon Hibiscus Tea

Did you know? Hibiscus tea is loaded with antioxidants and could be helpful in reducing oxidative stress in the body. Oxidative stress occurs when free radicals invade the body and the body doesn’t have enough antioxidants to combat them. Free radical damage may contribute to many health issues ranging from cancer to aging skin, so…

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Wild Salmon with Pesto

Did you know? Wild salmon is high in Vitamin D. On average, wild-caught salmon contains 988 IU of vitamin D per 3.5-ounce or 165% of the RDI. Some studies have found even higher levels in wild salmon — up to 1,300 IU per serving! Up to 50% of the world’s population may not get enough sun…

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Lemon Chia Seed Pudding

Did you know? Chia seeds are a great plant-based food to help with weight loss. Chia seeds rank high on the list of plant-based protein foods, making them great for putting on lean muscle, burning fat, and managing hunger and appetite. Studies show that increasing your intake of protein can promote weight loss by curbing…

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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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Easy Dairy Free Pesto

Is your herb garden bursting with the amazing aroma of fresh basil? Or maybe you’re like me and just adore the smell and taste of this beautiful herb? Summer is the perfect time to create fresh and flavourful pesto sauce since you can easily find fresh basil in the grocery stores, at farmer’s markets and…

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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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Chicken Burgers with Cilantro Aioli & Zoodles

I never thought I’d see the day where a chicken burger would find its way to the top of my list of favourite dishes, but the day has come. I didn’t think much of these sticky patties as I cursed at them while struggling to roll them into balls. BUT after just one bite of…

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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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