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The Protein-Hormone Connection and How It Involves Chocolate

I love chocolate. If I had to live on one flavour forever, I feel like I'd be perfectly content choosing chocolate. Loving chocolate and craving chocolate are not the same creature. For the first week of World Vegan Month, I've been focusing on plant protein and how to get enough. Now I'm going to take … Continue reading The Protein-Hormone Connection and How It Involves Chocolate

Adapting to STRESStember and Beyond!

I love fall. I love the crunchy leaves underfoot and the more comfortable temperatures (hello again, my beloved hoodie collection!). What I don't love... is the spike in stress that often comes with this particular change in seasons. Being a lifelong student as well as a nutrition professional means I see it in myself and … Continue reading Adapting to STRESStember and Beyond!

LoveBites: Strawberry PB&J Nice Cream [Recipe Post]

This. Was. SO. Good. Healthy, homemade, low-sugar, high-protein frozen yogourt! Strawberry PB&J Nice Cream 🍨 1 cup frozen sliced strawberries 🍨 enough unsw cashew milk to not quite cover the berries (about 2/3 cup - tbh I didn't measure, I poured to the 250ml line with the berries!) 🍨 1/2 serving Prairie Naturals cafe caramel … Continue reading LoveBites: Strawberry PB&J Nice Cream [Recipe Post]

LoveBites: 2 Easy Ways to Slow Down

"Sometimes you need to slow down to eventually go faster." ~Robin Sharma How do you slow down? What does that look like? When was the last time you actually did? If it's been a while, here are a couple of ways you can try to slow down today: Start with the breath. Check in on … Continue reading LoveBites: 2 Easy Ways to Slow Down

[Recipe Post] Cafe Brunch Smoothie Bowl

Sunday mornings are for smoothie bowl brunches! This chocolate peanut butter one features fresh market raspberries and Hippie Mylk's new oat milk from the Westboro farmers' market! In the smoothie base: - 1 banana - 1 cup Hippie Mylk oat milk - 1 serving Prairie Naturals cafe caramel rice protein - 1 serving Botanica chocolate greens … Continue reading [Recipe Post] Cafe Brunch Smoothie Bowl

[Recipe Post] Lion’s Mane Brain Power Slushy

Who loves lion's mane? This girl! I'm excited to try this drink mix from Botanica Health! Have you tried it? Lion's mane is a mushroom that's considered nootropic - great for brain function. It may help boost focus and concentration, and may even help with nerve healing! I love it for heavy work days when … Continue reading [Recipe Post] Lion’s Mane Brain Power Slushy

LoveBites: Try Approving of Yourself

"You've been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens." ~Louise Hay Not sure where to start? Try remembering the best compliments you've ever received. Visualize what it was like when it was said to you. Now, if you downplayed or rejected it ("it was nothing" or "no … Continue reading LoveBites: Try Approving of Yourself

LoveBites: I am the Storm

"I AM THE STORM." It's so easy to get washed away within a vortex of doubt, anxiety, self-sabotage, worry that things just aren't good enough. Looks, health, career, relationships - anything that feels like it's bearing down on you, maybe even tearing you apart. Change the perspective. Be the storm. Tear that shit up yourself. … Continue reading LoveBites: I am the Storm