Eye opener: There isn’t just one solution.

I have started listening to a podcast called Today is the Day with (Canadian) wife and husband team, Meghan Telpner, nutritionist, and Josh Gitalis, Functional Medicine Practitioner. I’m getting a lot of practical and useful nutritional information from them and recommend giving them a listen. Their audience would be for those interested in down to…

Food Combining Meal Ideas 9

(Above) Neutral: I enjoyed lunch out with a friend at a new restaurant in the Forks Market building (Winnipeg), called Pessero. Wow! I will go back. You can properly food combine while eating out. This meal of Brussels sprouts, salad, and beets, falls under neutral. And it was so delicious! Protein: My hubby came up…

Recipe: Sundried-Tomato Vegan Pasta Sauce

This is a keeper, the best pasta sauce I have ever made! Rich and flavourful, your taste buds will dance! Ingredients 1 medium to large yellow onion, chopped 2 tbsp Tuscan olive oil 1 green pepper, chopped 1 c fresh white or button mushrooms, sliced or large chunks 3 cloves garlic, minced or 2 tbsp…

Easy Swap: rice to cauliflower rice

There are some challenges when converting to a properly food combined meal plan when you’re accustomed to a Western diet. I was at Costco recently and found “cauliflower rice” and thought, perfect, a “rice” that we can have with protein meals. I used it in a stir-fry recipe and I couldn’t believe it – I…

Recipe: Zucchini Hazelnut Flatbread

So delicious, this will be made again and again! (I adapted this recipe from the Centr app meal plan.) It’s like a pizza, yet nothing like a pizza, but the kids called it “pizza,” so whatever gets them to eat it! The flavours meld together into something exotic and satisfying, you must try this. Makes…

Recipe: Blush Daybreak Smoothie

This combination of flavours is lovely in the morning. Nothing says “wake up” like a hint of tart grapefruit. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth: Half red grapefruit, peeled 5-6 fresh strawberries, stems removed 2 stalks celery, large chunks 3″ English cucumber, large chunks (I leave the peel on, but that…

Food Combining Meal Ideas 8

This week I have four new ideas for you as we enjoyed some repeat meals. I have decided that this will be the last time that I make this “meal idea” post weekly. I will continue to make these posts randomly as I gather fresh meal ideas over time. The photos below feature: Protein: Roasted…

Food Combining Food List

Proper food combining is important for efficient digestion. Efficient digestion is important for good health and well-being, along with disease prevention. Most diseases start in the colon, because food isn’t moved out, it sits there too long, rots, and toxins leach back into the bloodstream… Sounds fun doesn’t it? By eating proper food combinations, the…

Food Combined Meal Ideas 7

Well, as much as I came up a bit short on ideas last week, this week brought an abundance of ideas to share! So let’s dive in: I usually make smoothies for breakfast, however, a breakfast from the past that I missed was granola and yogurt. Now, being dairy-free, and as sugar-free as possible, I…

Recipe: Dragon sKale Green Smoothie

I was thinking the other day that the people who have the job picking paint colour names or nail polish names have a fun and creative job. I decided I to take the opportunity to be creative with the names of my smoothies! I tried a wonderful combination of fruit and veggies for a brunch…