Pumpkin pie, pumpkin spiced lattes and pumpkin loaf. At this time of year, pumpkin recipes get a lot of attention – most of which comes with refined sugars and sometimes even artificial flavors. There is good news though. Pumpkin is really good for you! Particularly for the health of your heart and the respiratory system. […]
Dates are one of my go-to foods for indulging without the added sugar. They’re naturally sweet and loaded with fiber to help slow digestion and prevent a major spike in blood sugar. With just five ingredients these vegan date balls are simple to make and perfect for your sweet tooth.
Aside from the occasional treat, I do […]
This Roasted Veggie Quinoa Casserole comes from Stephanie Weaver’s newest book The Migraine Relief Plan: An 8-Week Transition to Better Eating, Fewer Headaches, and Optimal Health.
The plan provides a gradual and customizable approach to reducing inflammation and relieving migraine pain. It includes over 75 delicious recipes that suit a number of dietary needs […]
Cow’s milk is not a health food. It’s hard to digest, and can increase the risk of certain types of cancer. Many of us are taught to believe that we need to drink milk for strong bones because it’s rich in calcium. And while dairy does contain calcium, many plant foods do as well. So […]
Smoothies are one of the simplest and healthiest breakfasts you can eat. But if you want to take it one step further, learning how to make a green smoothie is even better. Green smoothies help you sneak a serving or two of greens into your breakfast for some extra health benefits.
Health Benefits of Green Smoothies
- Detox – Packed with […]
This sweet potato red lentil dal recipe is one of my favorite dishes. You can make it in one pot, and it requires very minimal preparation. It’s easy enough to make on a work night, and filling enough to keep you satisfied throughout the rest of your evening.
With lentils and sweet potatoes, this red lentil […]
Eating fruit is a great alternative to indulging in sugary treats, while still getting some beneficial nutrients.
Try this simple recipe to capitalize on the natural sweetness of bananas. These frozen banana pops drenched in decadent super-dark chocolate, then rolled in either unsweetened coconut flakes or crushed nuts are made with whole foods to be very […]
This vegan chili is incredibly flexible and delicious. It can be made with any kind of bean without compromising taste.
Beans are a great source of plant based protein that simultaneously boost your fiber intake, unlike animal proteins alone. Because of the high fiber content of beans, they digest slowly. This slow digestion helps to keep […]
Homemade desserts are always a healthier alternative to processed foods or store-bought sweets.
This apple crisp recipe contains all the flavours of fall without the burden of artificial sweeteners, flavorings or preservatives. It’s also a great option for anyone following gluten free or grain free diets.
Apples are a good source of fiber and micronutrients. They’re also rich […]
This asian-inspired rice dish combines fresh veggies, marinated tofu, toasted cashews and sesame seeds with short-grain brown rice for a wholesome and filling meal anytime of day.
It can be easily adjusted to suit your taste preferences or dietary needs . Cruciferous veggies such as lightly blanched broccoli or cabbage are great and delicious additions to this dish.