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)

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.

lifestyle

How To Enjoy The Pool Without Worrying About Chlorine Exposure

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

Recipes

High Fibre Apple-Buckwheat Muffins (Gluten-Free and Vegan)

If you need to get more fibre in your or your kids' diet then these delicious yet very healthy muffins are just what you need. They've got lots of prebiotic fibre (in the form of buckwheat flour, oat bran, apples, applesauce, and flax seeds) to feed your friendly gut bugs. We could all benefit from… Continue reading High Fibre Apple-Buckwheat Muffins (Gluten-Free and Vegan)

Recipes

“Refried” Bean Quesadillas

This healthy dinner recipe is a favourite in my house (my daughter even requests that I pack leftovers in her school lunch). It's filling but not too heavy and it's loaded with healthy ingredients. It can be made into a wrap or burrito instead of a quesadilla if you prefer (I find that when using… Continue reading “Refried” Bean Quesadillas