These couldn't be easier to make and both kids and adults love them. Feel free to reduce the coconut water by a 1/3 to reduce the sugar content if you wish. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 C coconut water (with no added sugar) 2/3 C frozen cherries, (really squish them in to...read more
What you need to know about heart disease that your doctor isn’t telling you (hint: it’s not about the saturated fat)
After I had my second daughter I did an experiment. I went on a strict vegan diet for about 3 months to determine whether this would lower my cholesterol. At the time I was following a well respected MD; Dr Michael Gregor of Nutritionfacts.org. This was a time when I...read more
A lot of clients who come to see me, and a lot of the ladies in my Six Week Summer Slim Down group weight loss program are still stuck in the archaic notion that “a calorie is a calorie” and weight loss is simply a matter of “calories in verses calories out”. This is...read more
A lot of women are told they must take folic acid if they are considering having a baby or if they're pregnant however, I'm here to tell you to STAY AWAY from folic acid. Huh? What? Are you insane Tara?! Let me clarify: I want you to take folate not synthetic folic...read more
Adapted from Super Healthy Kids Makes 24 muffins Dry ingredients: 1.5 cup – Bob's Red Mill gluten-free flour (no affiliation, it's just what works in this recipe) 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt Wet ingredients: 1/2 C honey or maple syrup 1 large...read more
This is one of my favourite breakfasts lately. Not only does it taste delicious, but it also incorporates some of the healthiest foods on the planet. Let me breakdown for you what's included in this breakfast and why I've chosen the foods I have. Organic, free-range,...read more
The birth control pill was originally thought of as a fabulous tool to help women take control of their fertility. Not that there weren't other methods out there, some that have been used for thousands of years, but admittedly the birth control pill made things so...read more
The DUTCH test stands for: Dried Urine Test for Comprehensive Hormones, and I almost always suggest my clients get one done. Why? Because it's the gold standard when it comes to hormone testing. Most woman who come to see me are busy, burned-out mamas who've spent the...read more
Broccoli sprouts are one of my non-negotiable functional foods that I suggest everyone eat for optimal health. Why? Here are a few reasons: Studies have shown 3-day old broccoli sprouts contain 10-100 times the amount of glucoraphanin than that found in mature...read more
Functional food: Matcha green tea powder Why: Matcha has been studied for its incredible anti-cancer benefits. One of the reasons why matcha is so powerful as an anti-cancer agent is thanks to its content of the antioxidants known as catechins. In particular, catechin...read more
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