Walnuts are one of the most antioxidant rich foods and are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids which have anti-inflammatory properties. Walnuts are also high in B-complex vitamins and minerals such as copper, iron, manganese, zinc, calcium, and selenium. Walnuts are particularly beneficial for cognitive health and are generally regarded as an excellent “brain […]
Over the next few days, many people will be buying chocolate. Unfortunately, most of the chocolate wrapped up in heart shaped boxes and marketed for Valentine’s Day is nothing more than a chemistry experiment full of man-made artificial ingredients.
I came across this easy and delicious recipe in this year’s Canadian Living Holiday Baking magazine. I made one small change to the recipe…. sorry, but it’s the nutritionist in me! I took out the granulated sugar and used organic coconut palm sugar instead. Coconut palm sugar has a lower glycemic index than regular table […]
Good news for chocolate lovers: there is a healthy way to make chocolate mousse without adding the sweet poison known as refined sugar. I believe that a healthy lifestyle doesn’t have to equal a deprived lifestyle. It’s all about moderation. There is nothing wrong with enjoying the occasional healthy treat to satisfy a craving.