Cinnamon is one of my favourite spices, and it just so happens that it’s extremely healthy for you. Cinnamon is derived from the inner bark of trees called Cinnamomum and is nutrient dense with little calories.
Some herbs and spices, including cinnamon, are so rich in antioxidants that just a small pinch can double your antioxidant intake for one meal. Cinnamon is also one of the cheapest source antioxidants you can buy, and is widely available in most supermarkets. It’s definitely one spice that every one should have in their kitchen. Continue reading
One of the main things I’ve loved since going plant based is my growing interest and awareness of superfoods that can really benefit the quality of your health and vitality. The more I learn the more I believe that food can be our medicine.
The latest superfood that I have come across and have started to incorporate into my daily diet is Spirulina.
Spirulina has many many health benefits, so much so that I needed to share this information with you all. This blue-green algae, typically grown in Africa, Mexico and Hawaii is one of the top superfoods today. Its nutritional profile is loaded with chlorophyll which alkalizes your body, B Vitamins, Vitamin K and minerals such as zinc and magnesium. It is also a great source of quality protein if you aren’t getting enough in your diet. Great for vegetarians or vegans who are looking to get more quality plant based protein into their diet. Continue reading
As I was making my buckwheat granola, using Carob powder instead of my usual Cacao powder. I began to wonder what exactly the difference was between Cacao, Cocoa, and Carob powder. Cue this blog post….. I done some research and I found some interesting facts.
This smoothie is super good and full of nutrition and antioxidants. Green smoothies are a great way to get your green in with a tasty drink, perfect for breakfast or as a post workout meal.