Cloud Bread

  Ingredients 3 eggs, separated 3 Tablespoons cream cheese (Room temp) ¼ teaspoon baking powder (or cream of tartar) Optional: 1 Tablespoon Honey or some natural sweetener, salt, garlic powder, rosemary Instructions  Preheat oven to 150 degrees Celsius Separate the eggs, there must be no yolk in the white. In one bowl, mix together the egg yolks, cream cheese and honey until smooth. In the second bowl add 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder to the whites and beat the whites with the hand mixer on high speed until they are…

Healing bowls

tumeric and mashed sweet potatoes

INGREDIENTS TURMERIC MASHED SWEET POTATOES: 2 large sweet potatoes, cut into chunks a swish of olive oil 1-2 teaspoons turmeric 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups vegetable broth LEMON HERB DRESSING: ¼ cup lemon juice ⅓ cup olive oil 1 small clove garlic 2 teaspoons agave ¼ cup parsley leaves ¼ teaspoon salt (more to taste) HEALING BOWLS: poached or scrambled eggs brown rice or quinoa arugula or spinach or greensss pistachios or other nuts for topping INSTRUCTIONS TURMERIC MASHED SWEET POTATOES: Heat the sweet potatoes with olive oil in…

Shaking it up- Are meal replacement shakes a healthy option for us?

meal replacement

Meal replacement shakes come at a high price and promise great results so are they worth the price we pay? In today’s article we’ll delve into the ingredients added to meal replacement shakes that may be doing your body more harm than good.Meal replacement shakes are usually processed products that people drink in place of eating one of their main meals. Dieters, the elderly, busy people on the go with little time to cook or those with digestive complaints are most likely to use meal replacement shakes. In the short…

Gluten Intolerance or Gliadin Intolerance?

Gluten

Today’s article is the second article dedicated to the gut and sensitivities, this week will focus on gliadin a protein found in many gluten containing foods. This article has been adapted from an article written by Ben Greenfield – https://greenfieldfitnesssystems.com/ Gluten has become an “inflammatory” subject with many people believing that they have a gluten intolerance. The food industry has jumped on the bandwagon labelling many food products as gluten free, even when there has never been gluten in the product. It is no wonder that consumers are confused and as…

Sleep! Are you getting enough?

sleep

Not Getting Enough High-Quality Sleep can Lower Metabolism!I thought it might be timely to write about sleep in the wake of daylight savings throwing some of our bodies into turmoil. Anyone that knows me well knows that I am an extremely early riser that loves early training sessions, however I still struggle with the transition to daylight savings and adjusting the body clock.Sleep is important for many reasons which include good health and longevity. Not enough sleep can increase our risk factors for many diseases such as diabetes, heart disease…

Coffee: Are you a Caffeind?

coffee

Are you a Caffeind?Here are 8 health benefits of coffee that are backed by science.1. Coffee is the biggest source of antioxidants in the western diet. Caffeine is not the only compound that makes up coffee. The antioxidants in coffee protect us from oxidation. Oxidation is thought to be one of the main mechanisms around aging and common diseases like cancer and heart disease. For people eating the standard western diet coffee may actually be one of the healthiest aspects of their eating habits.2. Coffee can improve energy levels and…

Go Bananas

bananas

You’ll never look at a banana the same way again after discovering the many health benefits and reasons to add them to your diet. Bananas may assist in the following: combat depression, make you smarter, cure hangovers, relieve morning sickness, protect against kidney cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, and blindness. They can cure the itch of a mosquito bite and put a great shine on your shoes. Here are 25 reasons to eat bananas you might have never considered before.25 ways to use and eat bananasBananas help overcome depression due to high…

Healthy gut – the key to a healthy life?

Healthy gut

In a healthy digestive system there is a good balance between beneficial bacteria and harmful bacteria. In fact there are more than 100 trillion bacteria living in your gut. In most people who are well and eat a varied and healthy diet the body takes care of itself and keeps the beneficial bacteria and harmful bacteria in balance. The benefits of good bacteria in our digestive system: Assist with digestion and nutrient absorption Reduce chance of infections from pathogens Boost our immune system Reduce the symptoms of IBS Help keep…