Foundations of Fertility Part 2: Blood Sugar Regulation

Maintaining a tightly controlled insulin and blood sugar relationship is crucial for conception. This means ensuring the pancreas does not produce too much insulin in response to your meal. You may have a problem with blood sugar balance and insulin resistance if you have trouble with weight loss, have been diagnosed with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), live a sedentary life, or have been consuming a diet high in sugars, [...]

DIY Seed “Bread”

Processed bread has so many ingredients in it these days. There are breads that are yeast free, gluten-free, sugar-free, you name it, but often they have 10 other ingredients to make up for it. The natural breads which contain only grain and yeast can be found at health food stores like the peanut mill, and usually need to be kept frozen. I have just opted to avoid bread when possible, [...]

Cauliflower ~ Gluten-free side dish recipe

This is my all-time favourite cauliflower recipe. It's easy, tasty, and has a comfort food kinda feel to it. Cauliflower has so many health benefits; fights cancer, benefits the heart and kidney, part of a restorative diet, full of vitamins and minerals like vitamin C, vitamin K, protein, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, magnesium, phosphorus, fiber, vitamin B6, folate, pantothenic acid, potassium, and manganese. It supports brain function (and it looks like a [...]

Carrots~ Gluten-free side dish recipe

I was looking to spice up my carrots, as plain old carrots have gotten a little boring ~hummus and carrots, juiced carrots, or hidden in soup. If you're trying to decrease sources of starchy carbs, higher carb veggies are a great substitute and also have the benefits of vitamins and minerals. Carrots are a good source of Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate and Manganese, and a very good source of dietary fiber, Vitamin [...]

Gluten-free “oatmeal”, a Warm Winter Snack

In keeping with eating with the season and eating cooked foods over raw to help your digestive processes, here is a recipe for a warm fruit, protein, and fiber-filled snack. It is like a gluten-free "oatmeal" ingredients: chopped apple (1/2 per serving) 1 date sliced 2 tbsp of hemp harts 1 tbsp of chia seeds about 1/4 cup water almond/rice/soy milk cinnamon ground flax boil the apples in the water [...]

Baked Quinoa, Sunflower seed and Vegetable Loaf

                      Baked Quinoa, Sunflower Seed and Vegetable Loaf This recipe is high in protein, anti-oxidants, essential fatty acids and is gluten-free, 3 cups cooked quinoa 1 cup flour – whole wheat, barley, almond, etc. ½ cup warm water 1 tbsp lecithin granules 1 onion, chopped 1 cup broccoli, cut Parsley 1 tbsp miso 1 tsp each basil and thyme 2 [...]

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