Recent Posts by Jennifer Keirstead

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 ...

Nettle, a Food Based Multivitamin

By Thursday, April 6, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

When these little beauties pop up out of the ground, you know spring has truly arrived. They're one of the first wild edibles to surface after winter, and for very good reason. When the weather warms up, it's a signal to the body to do a bit of spring cleaning. Spring after all, marks the time ...

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 ...

Vitamin Green Smoothie Bowl w/ Chia

Overview This looks like food art, but it couldn't be more simple to throw together. Please note, you want to soak the chia seeds the night before.  Ingredients 1/4 c chia seeds, soaked in unsweetened nut milk, coconut milk, or grass-fed / full-fat cow, or goat milk  1 very ripe, frozen banana  1/2 c full-fat coconut milk 1 c organic spinach 1 ...

Raspberry Blueberry Coconut Smoothie

Overview When berries are in season, stock up -you won't regret it. All winter you'll have frozen treats to add to your smoothies, Steel-Cut Oats, mix into creamy yogurt, or to make berry compotes for moist, yet hardy Sweet Potato Pancakes. Ingredients 1 cup blueberries 1 cup raspberries 2 cups full-fat coconut milk 2 Medjool dates 1/2 cup shredded coconut  2 Tbsp raw almond butter  1 ...

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