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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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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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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Maca Matcha Smoothie

DID YOU KNOW? Maca is a root vegetable in the Radish family that is known for its hormone balancing effects. Maca is an endocrine adaptogen, meaning that it does not contain any hormones, but rather it contains the nutrients necessary to support normal hormone production. This root has been studied to help enhance fertility, normalize…

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Coconut Matcha Protein Balls

3 ways coconut oil can support weight loss 1. Boosts metabolism. Coconut oil is high in MCTs (medium chain triglycerides), which are fatty acids that are metabolized differently than most other fats, leading to beneficial effects on metabolism. Several studies confirm that when humans replace the fats they are eating with MCT fats, they burn…

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Healthy snacks when you’re on the go

How often do you find yourself in the air, on the road, behind a desk or running errands with no healthy food options when your hunger pains strike? In today’s fast-paced world it’s easy to get suckered into the overwhelming amount of crappy snack options. Not only are people pressed for time these days, but…

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Easy Green Smoothie with Protein

Are you looking for an easy way to fill your body with nutrient-rich fuel that’ll keep you feeling energized for the busy day and week a head? If your lifestyle is anything like mine then you don’t always have time to fill your fridge and freezer with green goodness – and even if it’s full,…

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Zesty Guacamole

Did you know? One avocado contains between 11–17 grams of fiber, which is more than almost any other fruit and most servings of vegetables, grains and beans too! High-fiber foods are important if you experience digestive issue since fiber helps to increase healthy bacteria in your gut while decreasing bad bacteria that may be the…

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