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 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…

What is holistic nutrition?

I’ve been taking a course to become a holistic nutritionist, and so many of my posts have included information I’m learning as I study. It dawned on me recently, that I don’t think I ever defined “holistic nutrition.” Holistic nutrition is a well-rounded focus to find optimum health by natural means. “Holistic” or “well-rounded” meaning…

Food Combined Meal Ideas 3

This week, as the weather finally warms up, my desire to focus on more raw vegan recipes starts to inspire some creative lunches. Below: Starch: I made a raw vegan vegetable “paté”, a blend of sunflower seeds, brazil nuts and cashews with whatever veggies I had on hand – red pepper, green onion, tomatoe, spinach……

Food Combined Meal Ideas 2

I am happy to say I was much more diligent about taking photos of our properly food combined meals this week. Above: Protein: Bar B Q’d chicken thighs. We had Greek, vindaloo, and Korean BBQ flavours. Roasted veggie fries and broccoli coleslaw. I will be posting my recipe for the veggie fries, they turned out…

Food Combined Meal Ideas

A couple of posts ago, I shared that we are taking food combining quite seriously in our home. And, as promised, I said I was going to post some meal ideas. I thought the easiest way to do this would be to keep track of what we eat each week and post some of our…

It’s a brain game

When talking to my friends/family about CrossFit lately, I’ve been repeating, “It’s a brain game,” as part of my description. I think that’s one of CrossFit’s secrets of success – tricking the mind. There are two ways I’ve noticed this: First, there’s my own personal transition in my thinking. Seven weeks ago, I’d look at…

I beat my odds! A CrossFit journey.

Well first off, Happy New Year, everyone! I do hope your holiday season was safe and filled with good memories. My biggest hindrance to keeping up a gym schedule is a break in routine. Often, I can be amazing at keeping at it until 1) Christmas break 2) Spring Break 3) Summer break or 4)…

7 observations about intermittent fasting.

Intermittent fasting is having a period of time fasting from food every day. Timings are somewhat flexible, but usually fall within a 12 to 16 hours range. The benefits of fasting: Using up excess stores that your body may have collected during the day. Reducing caloric intake. Creates healthier eating habits, by reducing evening snacking….