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11 Carbs that are actually Good for You!

11 Carbs that are actually Good for You!

Carb-oh-hydrate  –  Most commonly know as ‘carbs’ Through the power of marketing carbs (carbohydrates) have been given quiet a bad wrap over for their contribution to ‘weight gain’. But what they didn’t market or even educator for that matter was that there are MANY different types of carbs.Similar to how we have ...

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9 Ways to Eat more Greens

9 Ways to Eat more Greens

Eat more greens they say. Greens are good for you they said.  Well it’s one thing to know and say that but it’s another to actually do it.  When I first started hearing this I thought how in the world am I going to add more greens to my diet… So I started just adding zucchini to my pasta and today 9 years on my diet is full of greens. ...

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Garlic Nutrition Facts (Why I can’t live without it!)

Garlic Nutrition Facts (Why I can’t live without it!)

Garlic is one of my weekly must have’s on my market list and for many reasons and flavour is just one of them. With the cooler months approaching garlic is one of the best foods to add to your meals, especially those roasted and slow cooked ones. YUM!  And it’s loaded with amazing nutrients, so let’s check out some garlic ...

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2 Minute (Gluten Free + Dairy Free) Smoothie Recipe

2 Minute (Gluten Free + Dairy Free) Smoothie Recipe

Many people find breakfast the hardest meal of the day and in more cases than not have no idea what to make. Let me introduce you to my 2 minute (Gluten Free + Dairy Free) smoothie recipe guide.  Yep easy gluten free diary free smoothies made in 2 minutes. Make Time: 5 Minutes Equipment needed:  Blender or Blending bullet Serves: 1 2 ...

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5 Simple Healthy Breakfast Swaps to try in 2017

5 Simple Healthy Breakfast Swaps to try in 2017

Breakfast seems to be one of the most challenging meals of the day for many people. Perhaps because the snooze button has been hit one too many times or that the last thing you want to do in the morning is make food – try these super simple healthy breakfast swaps for making breakfasts do-able, easy and can be taken on-the go.  5 Simple ...

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11 Making Healthy Smoothie Tips

11 Making Healthy Smoothie Tips

So I hear you’re after healthy smoothie tips!  Making healthy smoothies can seem alot more confronting than it actually is. I’ll never forget the time I was gifted a high speed (expensive) blender, my first blender. Basically I had no idea how to use it or make smoothies. As kids we had a milkshake maker but a blender that just seemed ...

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6 Tips to Embracing an Attitude of Gratitude

6 Tips to Embracing an Attitude of Gratitude

After a fast paced visit to the farmers markets on Saturday, in and out like lighting to buzz home to prep for the first health talk event of 2017 I got lost in a trail of thoughts (as women can so easily do) and the word gratitude kept resurfacing and ability to have an attitude of gratitude. As I drove home watching people running, walking ...

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Jema’s Blender Kitchen Essential

Jema’s Blender Kitchen Essential

Jema’s #1 Blender Kitchen Essential 5 years age I can’t even imagine how I lived without my kitchen essential – a blender.  The #1 thing I can barely live without today. Oh, how times have change. As we expand our knowledge on health and further delve into our health journey’s it’s inevitable that things will change. I mean ...

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Gluten Free Home Made Wedges

Gluten Free Home Made Wedges

When autumn is well and truly in the air one of our first winter food cravings is gluten free wedges.  An all time fav and next to a no brainer to mess up!  We love this recipe using sweet potato.  What are you favourite style of wedge? Cook Time: 45 Minutes Equipment needed:  Oven. Serves: 2 – 4    Ingredients: 8-10 Small ...

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Gluten Free Avocado Mustard Aioli Dip

Gluten Free Avocado Mustard Aioli Dip

Avocado is my favourite all time fruit!  It’s such an easy thing to turn into dip, add to salads or as a straight up snack.  This gluten-free, sugar-free, dairy-free recipe gives a new spin to avo dip that when added to wedges melts my heart. Cook Time: 5 Minutes Equipment needed:  High Speed Blender. Serves: 2 – 4    ...

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