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
Ingredients 3 C Rolled oats 1 C Unsweetened shredded coconut 6 TBS peanut butter or almond butter or any other nut butter of choice 1 tsp real vanilla essence 1 tsp Ceylon cinnamon 1 tsp pink Himalayan salt (or real sea salt) 1/3 C maple syrup or 3/4 C date sugar 1/2...read more
If you suffer from breast cancer (either recovered or currently), or from sore breasts, PMS, fibroids, adenomyosis or endometriosis then you should be seriously considering adding this functional food to your daily diet. Which food am I talking about? Ground flax...read more
Yes, it’s true that our bodies DO naturally detox but there is a big “but”. Unfortunately we live in an ever-increasingly polluted world and these pollutants are accumulating in us. We must ask ourselves; are we detoxing fast enough to keep up with all the toxins that...read more
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