Smoothies

Sleepy Time Cherry Smoothie Recipe

Sleepy Time Cherry Smoothie Recipe

Sleepy Time Cherry Smoothie Recipe

This Sleepy Time Cherry Smoothie Recipe is made with tart cherry juice - an ingredient that contains Melatonin, and has been proven to help you sleep better. Plus, it just happens to taste pretty great too!

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz of pure tart cherry juice, unsweetened

  • 1 cup of coconut milk or almond milk

  • ½ banana (frozen adds a bit more texture)

  • 2-3 ice cubes

Healthier Breakfast Alternatives to Cereal

Healthier Breakfast Alternatives to Cereal

Healthier Breakfast Alternatives to Cereal

I'm sure you have heard this MANY times before, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But did you know that despite cereal flooding the shelves at your supermarket, cereal isn’t as healthy as marketing makes it out to be? Unless you are eating good quality muesli each morning with some fruit, then cereal is not going to be giving you the nutrition you need to set your day off on the right foot.

Do you want some better options?

I’ve compiled a list of easy, fast and healthy breakfast ideas that don’t include the cereal box so that your next breakfast can be a nutritious one.

All About Digestive Enzymes

All About Digestive Enzymes

All About Digestive Enzymes

I have suffered from a lot of tummy troubles, and I can say Digestive Enzymes have made a big difference to my health. 

BUT...

Not everyone should be taking digestive enzyme supplements; and not all of them are created equal.

As a practitioner, I find that many people with digestive issues want to jump straight into using a supplement. Many people look at supplements kind of like having an 'easy button'. And many times I would rather try other strategies first. Not to mention, that some supplements can be harmful if used inappropriately.

So, let’s dive into a few of the common digestive enzymes, what they do, and who should NOT take them.

What are digestive enzymes?

How To Make Healthy Smoothies

How To Make Healthy Smoothies

How To Make Healthy Smoothies

We see smoothies everywhere now! In mall food courts, airports and trendy neighborhoods. I am happy to see that they have become so common, and even thought I don't think they are just a health trend, doesn't mean that ALL smoothies are healthy either.

If you have included smoothies into your day to boost your energy, help with weight loss, for a quick breakfast or to increase your fruits and veggies in your diet then GOOD FOR YOU! 

But... we can be hurting our weight loss progress and ruining our energy levels if we don't make smoothies with the right formula. 

In general, we toss in a bunch of ingredients, whatever tastes good and hit 'blend' until creamy, then we are good to go, right? 

In theory, that's all there really is to a smoothie, but we can make them healthier with a few tweaks.