So I’m Canadian, and yet, a few days ago I never found the time to put together a patriotic Canadian recipe. However, I did have time yesterday…but Canada Day had already passed. Oops.
Soooo…I reminded myself that the demographics of my readers are largely American, and decided to make something that celebrated the Fourth of July. I’m nice like that.
Just so it’s on the Continue reading »
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This whole month I’ve been focusing on the little things I can do to feel better, keep healing my body, and lose my attachment to some unhealthy habits.
One of the things I’ve decided to do is add Vega’s maca to my everyday supplement list. Why is maca so great? Maca regulates hormonal imbalances, improves strength and energy, is a memory enhancer, increases Continue reading »
6 comments » | Drinks & Smoothies, Gluten Free, Protein, Recipes, Vegan
Guys, I’ve been loving this smoothie challenge so much.
And pairing it with the Philosophie Cleanse was the best thing ever.
If you think that doing a cleanse is too much work, or too hard…you obviously have not tried Sophie’s Philosophie Cleanse. I swear there is some sort of appetite suppressant in these superfoods…I’ve felt full the whole time. Honestly, I probably haven’t been Continue reading »
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I’m not usually excited about Mondays…but last week I was thinking about Colourful Palate and my heart was filled with happy. Honestly, there are perks to recovering from my accident. I have more time. Also, I’m getting to the point where I can do a lot more, which is so encouraging. Therefore and forthwith, I’m going to Continue reading »
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I’ve been looking for a low calorie, low sugar granola. Turns out those are hard to find.
You know what they say, if you want something done right you need to do it yourself.
Well, ok…maybe that’s not entirely true. I did find one brand that I loved, but it was a bit pricey for me to buy regularly. I decided to make it myself. Turns out it was ridiculously easy.
No baking. No crazy ingredients.
Just stirring all that superfood goodness.
Chia Superfood Granola
- 1/2 cup organic buckwheat grouts
- 1/4 cup dried cranberries
- 1/4 cup chia seeds
- 1/4 cup sliced almonds
- 1/4 cup hemp hearts
Nutritional Info (per 2 tbsp): Calories: 70, Fat: 3.5g, Carbs: 8g, Fibre: 2.5g, Protein: 3g
Is it ridiculous to just say that the instructions are…like…just mix.
Well, that was hard.
So to eat this divine bunch of love…you take 2 tbsp. of cereal and mix it with about 1/2 cup of almond milk and let it sit a couple minutes.
Sounds meager, but the chia seeds expand and make it into a delicious, wholesome breakfast. And you can always have second helpings!
Chia seed fan, yay or nay?
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Have you heard of Good Girl Moonshine? For years, there has been a ton of beverages or “detox” drinks including apple cider vinegar. Hearing of all the amazing things about ACV (apple cider vinager) I kept trying them…however, they often left my Continue reading »
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It’s high time we have another spirulina recipe again.
Those of you have who followed my blog for a while will know that this green stuff rocks my little world. Why is that, you say…
Well, here are some reasons it’s good for you, but I noticed a huge difference with my hormonal imbalances, energy, and even my skin! Really, I also just like it because it’s a fabulous mufti-vitamin loaded with minerals/antioxidants and I feel like it just covers me in the robe of nutritious righteousness. My favourite brand in the entire world is from Nutrex Hawaii…just thought you should know that. You can also now go buy it…because you will Love. How. It. Makes. You. Feel.
Anyway, I tried something new and decided you should try it.
Guacamole just got holy.
Well, not really…I just said that because it rhymed…but it definitely becomes like an extra, extra, extra superfood. Angelic really.
- 1 avocado
- 1 Roma tomato, chopped
- 1 large handful cilantro, chopped
- 1/2 lemon, juiced
- 1-2 tbsp. spirulina*
- 1/4 tsp. sea salt
*Depending on how much you “like” the taste of spirulina
Mash the avocado and then mix everything together. Done. The end.
So while you can have this with crackers of flax chips…I really just like eating it with leaves of Romaine lettuce. The. Best.
Other spirulina recipes/info:
ALSO…the giveaway page for the stevia giveaway has been updated! Go find out if you’re one of the 4 winners!
What is the most unique way you’ve tried spirulina…or have you tried it? What do you eat guacamole with?
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