If you're a superfood fanatic like me, you probably know what bee pollen is. Let's recap…
Bee pollen is the food of young bees. Approximately 40% of the substance is protein. That's why we consider it a superfood! It's super nourishing and contains nearly all the nutrients the human body requires.
When I found out that it's great for controlling and stabilising my weight, I was thrilled! Read on to find out more…... ››› Read more
As I've shared before, I love smoothies. But lately I've been more into smoothie bowls - and for good reason!
Smoothie bowls are a delicious, satisfying, nutritious twist on cereal. They're a great breakfast, lunch or post-workout meal. You can even mix up a smoothie bowl for dessert depending on what ingredients you use.
Let me explain what a smoothie bowl is, and what the deal is behind them…... ››› Read more
Wheatgrass may appear like a simple grass, but it's actually among the most powerful natural detoxifying agents!
In fact, one shot of is equivalent in nutritional value to over 900 g of leafy green vegetables!
From suppressing your appetite to preventing cancer, wheatgrass, has to have a place in your diet!... ››› Read more
You might already know that eating raisins can help relieve acidosis and a high fever. But you might not have known that they can also help combat anaemia.
Raisins are irreplaceable as a healthy member of the dried fruits family. Whether you go for green, golden or black, they'll help get your skin glowing and treat anaemia thanks to their wonderful nutritional value! Read on to learn more…... ››› Read more
I'll admit it to you: I really struggle with drinking enough water. I forget to toss back the recommend eight glasses a day, and end up super thirsty at night. I need to not only drink more, but all throughout the day. Can you relate?
Not drinking enough water is associated with all sort of health issues, including dehydration, exhaustion, achy joints, kidney problems, stomach problems, and dry, aged skin. Yikes!
Here are some things to try out to get yourself to drink more water.... ››› Read more
Eating clean isn't all that simple. Because modern food production has become so sophisticated, simply eating whole foods can be a challenging proposition. And let me tell you, it comes with a rather hefty price tag!
For example, if you've ever perused the produce aisle of a supermarket, you'll know that baby spinach costs more than a jumbo-sized bag of chips. Because of this, cleaning up your diet can be a huge financial commitment. But if I can promise you one thing, it's that it'll be well worth it!
Also, not to stress, there are ways to eat clean when you're on a tight budget. Here are some tips... ››› Read more
Good morning and a happy Friday to you!
This morning, I'm sharing an incredible chia seed pudding recipe with you that you just have to try out for yourself this weekend!
Not everyone's a fan of the gelatinous texture that chia seeds develop when they mix with liquid - including myself. That's why I love this recipe! If you love the taste of cookie dough or cake batter (not that any of us very strict and healthy eaters know what either of those taste like, right? Ha-ha!), you'll fall in love with this just like I did…... ››› Read more
Carrot aren't just for bunnies. They're a super-rich source of many necessary nutrients and minerals that have wonderful beauty benefits!
Drinking carrot juice daily in a habit everyone should start. It's both healthy and tasty as well - a combination that isn't easy to find! Here's how drinking this veggie juice can make you beautiful…... ››› Read more
If you know me, you already know that I love almond milk. Seriously, I'm obsessed!
It's a rich, creamy non-dairy milk alternative made from almonds. Perfect for both cooking and baking! You just use cup for cup when substituting for most recipes that call for milk.
Here are some ideas for using almond milk at every mealtime (yes, I'll use any excuse to use this stuff!)…... ››› Read more
Recently, I've been studying the ingredients in my favourite beauty products. This week, I noticed “marine collagen” on the ingredient lists of both my favourite lip balm and night cream. And that's what got me wondering - what on earth is marine collagen?
Turns out marine collagen is a material that comes from the substance found on fish scales. Apparently, the Japanese have been using it for many years as a natural supplement.
People who use marine collagen claim it has many benefits, such as healthier skin and bones. Let me tell you more…... ››› Read more
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