Nourishing Food

The Coconut Oil Craze – Should I Jump on the Bandwagon Too?

The Coconut Oil Craze – Should I Jump on the Bandwagon Too?

Yes, you should (end of post). But what exactly is it about coconut oil that makes it so healthy? And which type is best? Let’s dive into some of the fascinating research and find out. Coconut oil is a special kind of fat Coconut oil is fat and contains the same 9 calories per gram […]

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Vegan Chocolate Almond Fudge

Vegan Chocolate Almond Fudge

Food as Medicine Benefits Coconut oil – helps promote heart health and lower the risk of heart disease, treats UTI and kidney Infection and protects the liver, reduces inflammation and arthritis, and antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral. Cacao – mood improver, protects from heart disease, helps to prevent signs of premature aging, and boosts energy naturally Vegan Chocolate Almond Fudge […]

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Heartburn – Can I Help it with Foods and Lifestyle?

Heartburn – Can I Help it with Foods and Lifestyle?

The odds are that you or someone you know experiences heartburn. Around half of North American adults experience it at least once per month. Somewhere between 10-20% have it at least once per week! Heartburn, also known as reflux, occurs when the strong acid in your stomach creeps up into your esophagus. It can feel […]

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Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong and it’s Making You Fat and Tired

Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong and it’s Making You Fat and Tired

Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere! And each expert and association tries to lead you in their direction because they know best and their advice is going to help you. Right? Well, maybe… Everyone has heard (and maybe lived through) the intense focus on how much you eat. This has gotten […]

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Quinoa Broccoli Salad (Anti-Inflammatory)

Quinoa Broccoli Salad (Anti-Inflammatory)

Quinoa Broccoli Salad Serves 2 1 cup dry quinoa (pre-rinsed) 2 cups broccoli, chopped 2 tbsp coconut oil 1 bell pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, diced ½ tbsp turmeric 1 dash black pepper Salt to taste In a saucepan place 2 cups of water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and add the quinoa […]

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