Acute (short-term) inflammation is actually incredibly important. It helps the body fight foreign invaders and plays a major role in repairing damage when you have an injury or infection. The problem comes with chronic (long-term) inflammation which plays a role in almost every chronic Western disease, including heart disease, cancer,
Raw cacao is the purest form of chocolate one can consume. Whether consumed in powder form, as cacao nibs or cacao beans, it is far less processed than its heated and treated cocoa counterpart. Raw cacao contains an impressive list of vitamins and minerals including magnesium, iron, chromium, manganese, zinc,
This recipe for Hazelnut & Cacao Protein Balls take 15 minutes to make and are beautiful to grab when you’re on the go!
Functional foods are described as foods with positive health effects that extend beyond their nutritional value. My top five functional food picks are inexpensive, easily accessible and are in just about everyone’s fridges and pantries. I rave about avocados all the time, so I have excluded them from this list,
Create The Perfect Side Dish I make sautéed broccoli at least twice a week. I don’t think my partner is annoyed yet. It’s just so simple, healthy and unbelievably tasty. And it goes with almost anything. I’ve refined my version over the years, to make it as quick as possible.
Blueberry, Ginger, Tahini Smoothie. I love making a simple immune boosting smoothie in the morning at the start of winter. This one is simple and filling. Don’t be afraid to add savoury items to your smoothies. Ingredients: 1 cup almond milk 1/2 frozen banana 1/2 cup frozen blueberries 1 heaped
Originally Posted November 2014 While chocolates and sweets may make us feel good in the short-term, in the long-term they do nothing for our health of our bodies. When I’m after something decadent, chocolatey and sweet, this is my go to recipe! Not only does it taste AMAZING but it’s