category: Snacks

Summer Peach Popsicles

August 20, 2018

August is peach season in Ontario! Eating seasonally & locally means the food is picked at peak freshness and gets to you quicker. The result is maximal nutrition for you. One peach has about 10% of your fibre for the day, 15% of your Vitamin C needs, and is loaded with antioxidants to protect the […]

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Is your granola bar healthy, or is it just dressed up junk food?

April 03, 2017

By Aly Shoom Nutritionist Granola Bars are often disguised as healthy but are usually just dressed up junk food. Granola bars often claim they’re a good source of fiber, but most of them really only contain 1-gram -we need AT LEAST 25 grams per day! Traditionally, granola bars were just pressed granola, which was made […]

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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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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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Recipes for a Summer of Health: Strawberry Basil Sorbet

September 08, 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 Strawberry Basil Sorbet recipe comes courtesy of the Hacienda del Sol. Strawberry Basil Sorbet 1 cup fresh coconut meat 1 cup strawberries 1 cup fresh basil 1 lemon juiced […]

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Nutrition for an Awesome New Year: Dressed To Impress Edamame

January 16, 2014

New year, new you! The beginning of a new year is a great time to reconfirm your health and wellness goals. We here at IHI have teamed up with some of our friends to bring you fun, easy and delicious recipes to help keep you on the right track all winter long! Dressed To Impress […]

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Superfood Hot Chocolate

December 09, 2013

By Dr. Jen Newell, ND ‘Tis the season for warm, cozy drinks by the fire with friends and family and nothing is cozier than hot chocolate. This hot chocolate is a great reprieve from the hustle and bustle of the season – running around for last minute gifts, endless parties, sending cards and connecting with […]

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