[ REVIEW ] A Wellness Expert’s Guide to 21 Healthy-ish Restaurants in Amsterdam (June 2019)

[ REVIEW ] A Wellness  Expert’s Guide to 21 Healthy-ish Restaurants in Amsterdam (June 2019)

As a certified nutritional therapist AND bonafide greedy guts foodie, I often get asked for my recommendations of “which good or healthy places to eat at in Amsterdam?”

I often feel that it’s not great to label your food “good” or “bad”... as this could lead to an unhealthy relationship with food. Also… how do you…

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[RECIPE]: Banana Bread - Grain-Free/ Gluten-Free/ Paleo/ Keto(ish)

[RECIPE]: Banana Bread - Grain-Free/ Gluten-Free/ Paleo/ Keto(ish)

If you’re starting out this new year going more grain-free, I’ve got a sweet treat recipe for you. Although this is tagged under “keto”, let’s get one thing straight: bananas are NOT ketogenic. They definitely contain enough glucose to take you out of ketosis.

HOWEVER. The reason why…

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How To Make a Ton of (Vegan-Paleo-Keto) Granola from One Recipe

How To Make a Ton of (Vegan-Paleo-Keto) Granola from One Recipe

If you can’t already tell, I’m BIG on breakfast. For the longest time, I’ve been in the “breakfast: most important meal of the day” camp. Now that I’m exploring a mix of ketogenic and intermittent-fasting principles, my point-of-view might shift...

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What Makes A "Good" Breakfast?

What Makes A "Good" Breakfast?

All too often, I see people starting off with the best intentions of having a "healthy breakfast", only to pile their bowls with too much of one thing and not enough of another. Spiking your blood-sugar levels with a bowl of sugary granola and fruit and jolting your adrenals with a shot of caffeine first thing in the morning is shocking the system artificially into action and... 

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Easy DIY Coconut Yoghurt With 2 Ingredients!

Easy DIY Coconut Yoghurt With 2 Ingredients!

If you're generally dairy-free like me, there's probably one thing you miss quite a bit: YOGHURT! That tangy taste, all that natural probiotic-goodness for the gut, and a protein-rich part of breakfast (or even dessert). I remember when I first discovered coconut yoghurt - it was like hitting the jackpot. THIS STUFF EXISTS?! If you haven't already tried...

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Pack A Protein Punch - Chocolate Spirulina Protein Bliss Balls

Pack A Protein Punch - Chocolate Spirulina Protein Bliss Balls

The past few months have been kind of intense - between work, studying for final exams for 2nd year of naturopathy school, writing a final paper and dealing with relationship stuff, I've barely been keeping my head above water. It's always in busy and stressful times when it's all too easy to...

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Raw Week: Day 6

Raw Week: Day 6

Day 6. Nearly there! I went to bed super late last night as was up writing Day 5's post till 2am (!) Woke up naturally at 7am and figured since I was up, I might as well pop something in the dehydrator, so it could be ready for lunch later. Yup, my life currently revolves around "what to eat next?"...

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Raw Week: Day 5

Raw Week: Day 5

Day 5. Weekend!! :) 9.20am: Hot water + juice from 1/2 lemon.

My guy pointed out that "hot water isn't raw". OK. So it's not 40-something degrees Celsius and under. But it's a good wake up for the body and flush through my system - giving the digestive system a nice kickstart.

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