Recent Posts by Jennifer Keirstead

An Egg-ceptional Superfood

One of the most nutritious foods on the planet. Foodies everywhere, rave about the egg -- but as I'm sure you remember, this wasn't always the case.  Humans have been eating eggs for thousands of years. They’re widely thought of as a good thing, but there are some conflicting opinions out there; many people believe eggs ...

Super Breakfast Salad

Overview Simply summer salads make wonderful breakfasts when you've got the right things in there. Feel free to add a soft boiled egg or two.  Ingredients 1 head butter leaf lettuce 1 cup shredded green+purple cabbage 2 rainbow carrots, roughly chopped  1 small cucumber, sliced  lots of sunflower sprouts 2-3 Tbsp guacamole (1 ripe avocado, juice of 1 lime, sea salt to taste+mash ...

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Overview I make this for a treat at every opportunity. It's rich and creamy, perfectly sweet, and will satisfy a chocolate craving in an instant.  Ingredients 2 nice n' ripe avocados 1/3 cup 100% cocoa powder 1/4 cup pure maple syrup  1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk, hemp, coconut, or grass-fed cow's milk, etc.  1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (or try mint!)  a pinch of ...

Why Nothing Compares to Fresh Air

Getting out into the wilderness, and the life giving, oxygen-rich air of the forrest, is like nothing else. There are so many benefits to playing outdoors, whether it's a walk in the woods, a swim in the lake, or ocean; even just a stroll down the street.    Here's some of my favourite reasons for sweating it out ...

Over Easy Eggs w. Lemon + Pesto

By Monday, February 20, 2017 0 Permalink 0

Overview Simple is best. Especially on those busy mornings. Here is one of my favourite go-to egg recipes.   Ingredients cage free / free range egg(s) basil pesto fresh lemon, slices pine nuts leafy greens shredded purple cabbage grated carrot  sea salt + pepper  Preparation Method In a cast iron pan, cook eggs your favourite way, over medium heat.  Roughly chop fresh leafy greens: spinach, kale, chard, romaine, ...

FAQ

By Friday, January 27, 2017 0 Permalink 0

Interest in the Nutrition field has become increasingly popular - and for good reason! I get a whole lot of inquiries regarding my specific education and Nutrition practice.   Q. Where did you go to school? I studied Holistic Nutrition at CSNN, Vancouver, B.C. campus.  "We are a thriving branch of CSNN, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2014 and remain ...

Medicinal Mushroom + Halva Hot Cacao

Overview Tahini (sesame seed butter) is what gives this recipe it's delicious Halva-like flavour. This recipe makes a single serving.  ? Ingredients 1 1/2 cups nut milk 2 Tbsp. cacao powder 1 Tbsp. coconut sugar, honey, or maple syrup 2 tsp. tahini 1 tsp. maca powder 1 tsp. mushroom powder (reishi, chaga, turkey tail) ¼ tsp. cinnamon pinch of cayenne pinch of sea salt ½ vanilla bean Preparation Method Add ...

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