category: Lunch

Drink Your Stress Away – A Relaxation Smoothie

July 20, 2015

  Dr. Shannon Vander Doelen, ND “You are what you eat” is how the saying goes – and while it may not be true in the literal sense, it should come as no surprise that what we eat can influence how we feel. In fact, our food choices can contribute to how stressed and anxious […]

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Movility Turmeric Latte

June 15, 2015

  Ingredient benefits: Turmeric: Mediates chronic inflammation. Inflammation can trigger metabolic disorders such as insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes Curcumin can prevent fat deposition and promotes fat burning Hemp seeds: Reduce appetite Provide fats and proteins to reduce cravings to sweets and carbs GLA (an essential fatty acid) activates metabolism and encourages the use […]

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What is Yoga Therapy?

May 04, 2015

An Introduction to Yoga Therapy at IHI By Meghan Walsh, BFA, Certified Yoga Therapist Imagine being prescribed a pill that gradually healed your back pain while eradicating your worry around the limitations it caused you and as a result opened your eyes wider to the gift that is your life. If you broke open that […]

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Empowering Health

April 27, 2015

By: Dr. Lisa Watson, ND I’m not a fan of buzzwords – they are often words people use without really knowing what they mean. As a Naturopath I see words like all-natural, superfood, multigrain – and I cringe. I recognize that these words are often used to make processed and packaged foods look healthier than […]

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Food and Gratitude Recipe e-Book

April 20, 2015

Click the Image to access e-book Gratitude Through Food Is Fuel For Self Healing “Let us be thankful for our food and the hands that have prepared it” ~ My father in law the farmer Taking the time to nurture your body with healthy food is one of the best ways to give gratitude to […]

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Don’t Trust the Toucan, Holy Crap vs Froot Loops

February 02, 2015

By Dr. Jen Newell, ND Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, MD recently posted a blog revealing the “healthwashing” surrounding Holy Crap cereal and compared this cereal to Froot Loops. While I love Dr. Freedhoff’s intention of educating people about nutrition, I think some nutrition myths and misinformation were provided in this instance. Dr. Freedhoff, if you happen […]

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Fall Forward Recipe: Carrot Orange Soup

September 22, 2014

By Jesse Lane Schelew, BSc, CNP Carrot Orange Soup is a fresh and creamy soup that will warm you up on a chilly day. This soup is made with coconut milk which gives it a silky texture without any dairy. It also contains tangy orange juice and warming ginger. It makes a perfect pack and […]

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Recipes for a Summer of Health: Tortilla Soup

August 11, 2014

We have asked our foodie and nutrition friends to share their recipes to keep your health and wellness goals on track all summer long! This wonderful Tortilla Soup recipe comes courtesy of the Hacienda del Sol. Tortilla Soup 2 large tomatoes 3-4 cups potassium broth 1 red pepper 3 cloves garlic ½ cup sundried tomatoes […]

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Lunch in a Jar: Spicy Taco Salad

April 25, 2013

By: Rachel Girardi We all know the health value of a good quality salad. If it’s made right it can be nutritious, low in calories, high in protein and good fats and above all: delicious!  But there are three main issues that I hear from people when I ask them why they don’t bring salads […]

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The Astounding Medicinal Properties of…Chicken Soup

February 25, 2013

By Dr. Lisa Watson ND We are deep into another Canadian cold and flu season and everyone is looking for ways to feel better.  Well look no further than your pantry, the cure you’re looking for may be chicken soup. With over 100 different viruses that can cause the common cold it’s not surprising that […]

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