Happy Hormones Kiwi Smoothie

I’m a massive advocate of protein being included with every meal, and a well-balanced protein smoothie is a great way to “break fast” for the first meal of the day. Protein plays a large role in keeping our blood sugar balanced and decreasing inflammation. Getting enough protein evenly dispersed throughout the day is an important foundation of good health and …

Kitchari in the Kitchen: Cleansing and Calming Food

Kitchari is a beautifully nourishing dish that is both cleansing and easy to digest. Kitchari – catchy name don’t you think? – means mixture, in this case of two grains. It’s a traditional Indian dish made of split yellow mung beans and basmati rice, combined with earthy and aromatic spices. The spices used are traditionally whole instead of ground, and …

gut health

5 Ways to Improve Your Gut Health

What you eat can change the way you feel all thanks to the 10s of trillions of microbes living inside you. Our gut is a slick, sophisticated contributor to many of our body systems and functions, and the last ten years of research in particular have seen several hundred academic papers published on its influence. Medical research continues to shed …