Being present helps digestion

How often do you pay attention to the food you’re eating? During meals do you pay attention to other things? TV, podcasts, scrolling through Facebook? How would things be different if you paid attention to your food? Healthy digestion is the most important aspect to achieve a healthy body. Have you noticed the smell of…

Food Combining Meal Ideas 9

Here’s a few more properly combined meal ideas. The first one was from a restaurant visit with a friend! (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…

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 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 6

I figured this would happen at some point — a week where it looked like we didn’t do so well. That’s not really the case. It’s just we had some repeat meals and leftovers and there’s no point in re-posting those as they are in past posts. I have three amazing properly food-combined suppers to…

Food Combined Meal Ideas 5

I have another week of meal idea fun to share with you. So let’s get right to it. Starch: Vegan chili and garlic marble rye toast with a sprinkle of non-dairy Parmesan cheese. Starch: The kids wanted quesadillas, so I went on a hunt for a non-cheese recipe. Found it on Yup! It’s Vegan! I…

Why Master Cleanse?

I love learning “why” about things. For years, over a decade now, I’ve read about the importance of the “master cleanse,” a lemon drink taken first thing in the morning. Usually it’s part of a detox regime, but not always. I’ve enjoyed a master cleanse in fits and starts, not ever really making a serious…

Food Combined Meal Ideas 4

This week I had some repeat meals from prior weeks, so I haven’t pictured those. I must say, avocado on hummus or baba gannouj on a plain rice cake, has become one of my favourite lunches! Also, the last couple of days, with the weather becoming milder, I am trying to put more emphasis on…

Tip Tuesday: Do or do not drink with a meal?

Have you heard the advice, don’t drink with a meal? The reason for this is because it dilutes the stomach acid, making it harder for the stomach to digest. It’s recommended to drink [water, of course!] 20-30 minutes prior to, or after, a meal, but not during. For the most part, this is true. Most…

Tip Tuesday: Simple Meals

I pride myself in making healthy well-rounded meals for my family. However, through my Holistic Nutrition course, I’m learning all kinds of tips and I’m slowly incorporating them into our family meals. Once I wrapped my head around the concept, learning about simplifying meals was music to my ears. But at first I thought, “how…