Sunday, 9 November 2014

Vegetable Curry (Vegan)

Our vegetable consumption tends to decrease in the fall as we don't eat as many fresh vegetables and salads like we do in the summer months. So lately I have been playing around with ways to increase my vegetable consumption and I came up with this delicious and vegetable packed curry recipe. I really enjoy it as a warm breakfast or lunch option! This recipe is also autoimmune friendly (AIP) and vegan (a first for this website!).

Sunday, 2 November 2014

10 Ways to Break Your Sugar Addiction (Part 2)

Here are the next 5 ways to break your sugar addiction for good!

photo by mike haller on flickr. license: attribution

Sunday, 26 October 2014

10 Ways to Break Your Sugar Addiction (Part 1)

Dealing with your food addictions can be one of the hardest parts when transitioning to a healthier lifestyle. Refined sugar is one of the most addictive substances in conventional food, and many people struggle when trying to eliminate it from their diet.
Some indications that you may be addicted to sugar include:

  • Intense cravings for sweets such as chocolate, pastries, or candy
  • Cravings for refined starches such as chips, bagels, or crackers
  • Lack of self control when sugar is involved (overeating even when you try to limit yourself)
  • Going out of your way to get sugar (ex. making a special trip to the store for sugary or starchy snacks)
  • Feeling upset or 'hard done by' if you are in a situation where you can't obtain sugar

Here are 10 ways to help break your addiction. 

Sunday, 5 October 2014

Book Review: The Paleo Approach Cook Book

This week I have been reading through Sarah Ballantyne's (The Paleo Mom) new cook book! I really admire the research she has done into autoimmune conditions and how to manage them through proper nutrition. I don't buy cook books too often but this one is special because all the recipes are autoimmune friendly (AIP) which is not an easy feat! Today I will be reviewing The Paleo Approach Cookbook: A Detailed Guide to Heal Your Body and Nourish Your Soul.

Monday, 29 September 2014

Chia Two-Bite Brownies (Nut-free)

Unlike the conventional two-bite brownie, these guys are a nutritious dessert option or snack. They have a cake-like consistency and are just the right sweetness without being overpowering. This recipe is not autoimmune friendly, however, they are nut-free for those of us with nut allergies. I will call this brownie recipe version 1.0 because I would like to improve upon it in the future, but for now I will share with you all what I came up with. They weren't exactly what I was aiming for, but I really liked how they turned out!