[ 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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Thoughts On My 7 Days of Raw

Thoughts On My 7 Days of Raw

So I guess "see you in a few days" became "see you in a month". LOL! Apologies for my delayed update, but I was taking my time since I still had a ton of research to do in writing my assignment and presentation with my group for our thoughts on going raw for 7 days. I wanted to also integrate some of what I'd learned along the way into this post, so hopefully the wait was worth it. I'll try and keep this as tight as possible, so here's the topline of some of the research...

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Celeriac-Hazelnut Burgers

Celeriac-Hazelnut Burgers

This afternoon at work, there was a lot of talk about mushroom burgers. Like, A LOT. To the point where when I left work, I was CRAVING a mushroom burger. I'd already planned out what I was gonna make, how I was gonna make it, and how heavenly it was gonna taste. Of course I mistakenly thought I still had mushrooms in the fridge. So imagine my dismay when I came home to find NO MUSHROOMS in there. Ugh...

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