Jennifer Keirstead

Jennifer Keirstead

Registered Holistic Nutritionist

Microbiome

Microbiome

 

Fu*k Cancer

In Canada, heart disease is no longer the the number one cause of death. It’s cancer. Based on estimates from 2009, 2 out of 5 Canadians (45% of men and 41% of women) are expected to develop cancer during their lifetimes. As hopeless as this might make you feel, I believe there is so much we […]

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Ferment My Food: Supporting the Microbiome

Lacto-fermented foods are clearly in the spotlight. More and more, we’re hearing about their how important they are for the health of our gut. They’re really quite easy to make on your own, or you can purchase various types in most health food stores. Just make sure the labels says, “unpasteurized,” or “raw,” to ensure […]

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Coconut Milk Probiotic Yogurt

Yogurt is a fermented food, which contains one or more strains of friendly gut bacteria. This fermentation process improves the nutritional quality …

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Simple Apple Cider Vinaigrette

An excellent, healthy addition to any green salad.  Ingredients 1/4 cup unpasteurized apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon unpasteurized honey 1/3 teaspoon thyme, dried a generous pinch of freshly ground pepper 3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Preparation Method In a small bowl, whisk together: apple cider vinegar, dijon mustard, […]

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Apple Cider Tonic

This super tonic helps to strengthen immunity, improve bowel function + increase energy levels.  Ingredients: 2 tbsp *raw apple cider vinegar 16 ounces filtered water *raw honey, to taste 1 – 2 cinnamon sticks Preparation Method: Mix ingredients together in a glass container. Stir before drinking as the “mother” will settle. Sip throughout the day […]

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Fiesta Kombucha

This refreshing, probiotic-rich drink is a great alternative to a boozy beverage. You still feel like you’re participating in the fun but without the hangover. Ingredients 1 gallon of brewed + ready to go kombucha 1/2 cup hibiscus tea 2 cinnamon sticks 2 – 3 Tbsp grated ginger root 2 juicy limes Preparation Method Once […]

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