Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks

Vegan Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins (high in iron)

Vegan Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins I have a TON of frozen blueberries in my freezer that I was happily using up in smoothies until....my blender broke (😭). So I decided to whip up a batch of blueberry muffins while I wait for a new blender. I also noticed that my blackstrap molasses were going to expire… Continue reading Vegan Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins (high in iron)

lifestyle

Why It’s So Difficult To Adopt Healthy Habits

Why Do People Knowingly Continue Unhealthy Habits? It’s the way we’re wired. Our brains seek out immediate rewards and avoid things that are immediately punished. We know cooking wholesome food at home is good for our health long-term but after a long day we’re tired and hungry and it feels like a punishment to have… Continue reading Why It’s So Difficult To Adopt Healthy Habits

Recipes

Cold-Busting Herbal Tea

This tea recipe is one that's been passed down from my grandmother, to my mother, and now to me (even my daughter drinks it when she's feeling sick!). This is my go-to herbal tea when I come down with a cold. Combined with rest and nourishing foods it has helped me get better quickly every… Continue reading Cold-Busting Herbal Tea

Health tips, Nutrition Tips

Everything You Need To Know About Soaking and Sprouting Grains, Legumes, Nuts, And Seeds.

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.

Recipes

Loaded Vegetarian Nachos With Lentils And Blackbeans

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