Category Archives: Gluten-free

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Cluster-ful Overnight Oats

Our mornings are always “go, go, go,” so we thought we’d share an easy, delicious and nutritious breakfast recipe for you that’s ready and waiting as soon as you start your day. This takes absolutely no time to prepare, but if you’re really pressed for time you can combine all the layered ingredients the night before rather than in the morning. This rich, dessert-like breakfast is full of fibre, protein and natural sweetness to satisfy even the most skeptical of taste buds. And the oats will give you the energy to power through your morning while keeping your tummy satiated. Convenience never tasted soo good!
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Organic, Slow & Careful Baking

Before the 1950’s, most bread bakeries ran two shifts of workers. The first shift prepared the dough, leaving it to ferment overnight.  The second shift completed the baking.  This type of baking is referred to as the Sourdough Baking Method – a long and slow process using a culture which contains lactobacillus bacteria (symbiotic work of Bactrim & Fungous). Continue reading

Paleo Diets

Why Diets like Paleo are Half-Baked

Sure, it sounds like a good idea at first; our bodies evolved to process the foods our cave-dwelling ancestors could hunt and gather and so shunning all that farming and industry have brought will mean we live healthier, skinnier lives. What has resulted is a kind of carbo-phobia that causes the Paleo enthusiast to run screaming from the room at the sight of a sandwich. But as Paleo swept the nation and more and more research went into the effects of the diet, the disadvantages began to emerge. Continue reading

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What are the Benefits of Cocoa?

Those Mayans knew a thing or two, well ok, maybe they couldn’t accurately predict the end of the world, but they did provide some pretty wonderful additions to our modern life. They invented zero, a more accurate calendar and brain surgery. But to my mind, one of their greatest contributions to our health and happiness is cocoa. Continue reading

Stop mood swings

Mood Swings? You Don’t Need a Snickers

When you are having a mood swing, eating a chocolate bar is not the best solution. Sure, it will elevate your blood sugar in the short term, but refined sugars are only setting you up for a crash later on. There are ways to stabilize your blood sugar to avoid mood swings that are healthier and more effective. Fueling your body with healthy food not only reduces mood swings, it also helps you to perform at your peak mentally so you can knock it out of the park. Continue reading