Overnight chia banana breakfast recipe | Foodie Friday

By | August 31st, 2018|Basics, Breakfast, Food, Foodie Friday, Recipes|

A quick, easy breakfast that you can prepare the night before. Perfect for enjoying at home, this chia banana breakfast is also easily portable. See what you think. […]

August five favorites | Products for the traveller

By | August 28th, 2018|Book review, Food, Lifestyle Medicine, Sleep, Stress reduction|

Here is a list of my five favorite products this August – heavily influenced by my trip to the UK, so they include some ideas for traveling and jetlag.  […]

Banana pancakes recipe | 2 ingredient recipe

By | August 24th, 2018|Breakfast, Fast Friday, Food, Foodie Friday, Recipes|

This simple two-ingredient pancake recipe is yummy. Just bananas and eggs. You can leave it at that or use some add-ins for different flavors. I often make it for guests with different dietary restrictions as it is gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.   […]

Schedule daily worry time

By | August 21st, 2018|Empowerment, Lifestyle Medicine, Meaning, Stress reduction|

Are you a worrier? What if you designated a certain time in your day for worrying? Sounds a little odd, but it can actually help reduce that repetitiveness of worry throughout the day. Let’s look at how to do this. […]

Carrot cake overnight oats recipe | Vegetables for breakfast

By | August 17th, 2018|Breakfast, Fast Friday, Food, Foodie Friday, Recipes|

There is so much evidence on the health benefits of eating vegetables. I recommend to clients that they try to eat them at every meal. But breakfast can often be a stumbling block if you don’t like savory breakfasts or smoothies. One solution is this carrot cake overnight oats recipe. Give it a try. […]

Larch Arabinogalactan | A dietary fiber with additional benefits

By | August 14th, 2018|colon cancer, disease prevention, Immune system|

You probably haven’t heard of Larch Arabinogalactan (LA). But today, I’ll put that right as it is not only a good fiber source but it can also enhance the immune system. […]

Grilled carrots with cumin yogurt | Foodie Friday

By | August 10th, 2018|Basics, Dinner, disease prevention, Foodie Friday, Lunch, Recipes, vitamins and minerals|

Summertime gets us outside grilling and barbecuing. It’s lovely to get out of the kitchen and socialize as you cook. But make sure you include plenty of vegetables too. They are particularly important with grilled foods.  […]

Changing habits | Improving the worst thing about your diet

By | August 7th, 2018|disease prevention, Empowerment, Lifestyle Medicine|

Last week I wrote about how to change the worst thing about your diet. For me, the worst thing was not drinking enough water. So how did I get on? Read on to find out about my changing habits and what worked and what didn’t.  […]

Cherry chia fresca drink recipe | Foodie Friday

By | August 3rd, 2018|Basics, Fast Friday, Food, Foodie Friday, Fundamentals on Fridays, Recipes|

Try this delicious drink with the bonus of fiber and omega 3 fats from chia seeds. If cherries aren’t your thing, just choose another fruit.  […]

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