Photo by Viktor Smith on Pexels.com Why do you even need to soak and/or sprout grains, legumes, nuts and seeds in the first place? These foods contain anti-nutrients (ex. phytic acid) that bind to certain nutrients making them less available for your body to absorb. They also contain enzyme inhibitors which prevent them from sprouting… Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Soaking and Sprouting Grains, Legumes, Nuts, And Seeds.
Do you love going to the pool but worry about absorbing chlorine through your skin? Do you end up with itchy, irritated skin or dry, brittle hair after a fun day in the pool? Do you cringe at the thought of how much chlorine your child's body is absorbing during swim lessons? Or how much… Continue reading How To Enjoy The Pool Without Worrying About Chlorine Exposure
I was trying to figure out a quick meal after an unexpected errand left me with only about half an hour to make dinner tonight. I checked the freezer and found some chickpeas I had soaked and cooked last week, opened the fridge and saw the guacamole I had bought from Costco a few days… Continue reading Chickpea and Guacamole Wraps (Vegan And Gluten-Free)
I've been making this recipe for a few years now and after altering it a few times it has now become a favourite. The original recipe was from EatingWell but I wanted to make the sauce a little simpler while adding more protein, iron, and healthy fat. I took out the tomatoes, vinegar and lemon… Continue reading Creamy Spaghetti With Sweet Potatoes, Hemp Seeds and Goat Cheese (Vegetarian And Gluten-Free)
I've recently been letting my daughter decide the menu for one night a week and tonight she decided she wanted nachos for dinner. Now I obviously wasn't going to allow her to just eat chips and cheese for dinner so I decided to make loaded nachos with plenty of veggies and vegetarian protein. My daughter… Continue reading Loaded Vegetarian Nachos With Lentils And Blackbeans