With my event coming up I've had a few questions already about 'a sugar detox'.
Sometimes cutting out sugar, ie, going cold turkey is necessary for a couple of weeks (especially if you have something such as a candida overgrowth or perhaps a yeast intolerance). But sometimes you can tweak up your diet to help eliminate the craving for the sweet stuff.
To find out how you can make some changes to curb your sugar cravings read my blog post found on my website. Link in the profile edit.
Of course next weekend I'll be getting Iinto this plus more!
You can book for the talk via the website too. Places are limited.
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A little trot into #southbank for #regionalflavours . I love this event, I think I've come in for it since it started.
Ive already spotted lots of cool stands and I'm pretty keen to create a replica of this edible arrangement for my front porch. Gorgeous day for it.
I always tell you
That makes you happy
But let me tell you why
You deserve it
You are worth it
You are okay
And you can control
If you will be more than okay
I love you.
7 señales que estás deshidratado/a 🍂
💧Tus ojos, piel y boca se sienten secos
💧Vas al baño infrecuentemente y cuando vas orinas amarillo oscuro
💧Dificultad para digerir la comida
💧Erupciones frecuentes en la piel
💧Dolor en la espalda baja y articulaciones 📌¡Si éstos síntomas continúan luego de tomar suficiente agua, es importante conocer la causa a mayor brevedad! •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••7 signs you're dehydrated 🍂
💧Your eyes, skin and mouth feel dry
💧You go pee infrequently and when you do, it's dark yellow
💧High blood pressure
💧Difficulty digesting food
💧Frequent skin rashes
💧Lower back and joint pain
📌If these symptoms are still present after drinking enough water, it's important to get to the root cause as soon as possible!
🌟Hoy les quiero compartir una idea excelente para almuerzo /cena 🌟
👌🏽Es una pizza en donde en lugar de utilizar carbohidratos en la masa utilicé pechuga de pollo molida 💯 Ideal para quienes buscan disminuir su consumo de carbohidratos y no morir de hambre en el intento jeje...Al ser alta en proteínas y tener vegetales nos mantiene satisfechos , además que es deli 😋
Además para elevar su valor nutricional utilicé queso tipo Tilsit de @distoproductos que es delicioso y quedó increíble (aprovechen que hacen delivery 😜)
✔️Pechuga de pollo molida (aproximadamente 120 gr)
✔️40 gr de queso rallado
✔️1 zapallo italiano pequeño
✔️1 tomate mediano
✔️4 unidades de aguaymanto
✔️Germinados de cebolla para decorar
Sazonar la pechuga con sal y con ayuda de papel film ( cortar dos pedazos y poner en media la pechuga molida) aplastar con la mano y cocinar a fuego medio por ambos lados . Agregar el queso rallado , los tomates y zapallo italiano cortados como la foto y llevar al horno unos 10 minutos a 180 grados . ( puede ser en la sartén pero yo prefiero el horno porque el queso derrite muy bien )
Cómo no entraban todas las verduras en la pizza , yo las salteé y fue el acompañamiento ideal .
A varied diet with enough antioxidants-containing foods is ideal for our wellbeing 🍃
Some of my favorite antioxidants are: avocado🥑, blueberries🍇, cacao🍫, coconut water🥥, and turmeric.
Por qué son los antioxidantes necesarios?
Cuando nuestras células queman oxígeno para producir energía (proceso de oxidación), forman radicales libres.
Estos pueden ocasionarles daño a las células y los tejidos de nuestro cuerpo.
A pesar de que los radicales libres son naturales en nuestro cuerpo, niveles excesivos de los mismos pueden provocar futuros problemas de salud.
La inflamación, el estrés, y factores ambientales también causan que los radicales libres se formen.
Por esta razón, los antioxidantes se encargan de reparar el proceso hecho por los radicales libres a las células.
Una dieta rica en antioxidantes es ideal para nuestro bienestar🍃🧘🏻♀️
Dentro de mis antioxidantes favoritos están: aguacate🥑, arándanos🍇, cacao🍫, agua de coco🥥, y cúrcuma.
🚨 Another salmonella outbreak coming from the meat industry🤦♂️ I hope Americans will start waking up to the reality of this industry and realize that this is not the same meat our grandparents had access to. It's dirty food. It is unnecessary, and in fact harmful, for human health. Stop paying people to slaughter the 🦃🦃🦃
The CDC has reported an outbreak of salmonella across the U.S. in a new investigation notice. As of July 11th, it found that 90 people have been affected, with 40 of them hospitalized, and that the outbreak has reached 26 different states. Salmonella symptoms typically include diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps lasting four to seven days, according to the CDC. So yes, it's super unpleasant, but most people recover without needing treatment (but how fun does hospitalization sound🤔). Some people have to be hospitalized, and in rare cases salmonella causes death.
🙏 Follow➡️ @teamplants for plant-based medical content👨⚕️👩🏼⚕️
I usually make dinner whenever I have free time, which is not a lot 🙆♀️ So I make meals that are fast, easy and tasty for the entire family. Today I made zoodles with arrabiata 🍅 and turkey-quinoa meatballs. Zoodles recipe on IG stories, for the meatballs:
Makes ~12-15 meatballs:
• 1 lbs ground chicken or turkey breast
• 3/4 C cooked quinoa
• 1 C minced chopped veggies (cooked carrots, zucchini or fresh kale or spinach)
• 1 tsp minced garlic
• 1 egg
• s/p to taste
1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
2. Line rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
3. In medium size bowl mix all the ingredients.
4. Form golf ball size meatballs, and place on baking sheet.
5. Bake for about 15-20 minutes.
mindful eating🌈 what is it and why is it important? when we eat quickly, focus on something other than our food, we enter a stress “fight or flight” state, and our bodies intuitively store extra energy away from this meal as fat so we can focus on the “fight or flight” response. this is called a sympathetic state and it happens when you eat in a hurry, behind the wheel, while studying, or any other activity that puts stress on you. in order to avoid it, it’s better for you to focus on your food without any distractions, chew the food completely and put the fork down before you’ve finished your bite. digestion begins in the mouth with the breakdown of food with saliva, which is especially important for the digestion of carbs🙃 next time you eat, slow down, appreciate the taste and you’ll feel the difference✨✌🏼
My all time favourite salad - what I like to call the ‘Lorna Jane salad’. 😋 It has been adapted from a recipe from a @lornajaneactive cookbook.⠀
Perfect as a side to a lean meat or on its own for lunch or dinner. ✔️👌
Check out this delish wild recipe from organic gardener @phoebethomas_naturopath 👉Supergreen Nettle soup 🥦 So green, so good 👌🏼
This soup is so nutrient dense I feel nourished just looking at it😍 A lot of the ingredients are organically grown from my garden, the taste is amazing!
This was a very creative recipe, I just threw it all together and it turned out delicious.
A couple of big handfuls of greens (Kale, Rocket, beet leaves, Silverbeet) from the garden or a big bunch of kale. Chopped loosely.
1 head of Broccoli chopped up
1 bunch of Asparagus chopped up
2 cups of fresh Nettles chopped up
1 diced onion
2 diced cloves of garlic
1.5 inch piece each Grated Turmeric and Ginger
1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
1/4 cup hemp seeds
Splash of Apple cider vinegar
1/2 lemon zest
1/2 lemons juice
Homemade vegetable stock
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Big dollop of homemade pesto
Heat olive oil in large fry pan. Add onion and stir till starting to go clear, then add garlic, ginger and turmeric, stir for a few seconds. Add all greens, Nettles, broccoli and asparagus. Stir for a five minutes until green leafies are starting to soften.
Take off heat. Put into Thermomix or similar food processor. Add seeds.
Add enough stock to cover veggies. Whizz together on high speed until smooth, add extra stock if you like a thinner consistency. Heat for 5 minutes either on 100 degrees speed 2 in Thermomix or on high on stove. Once hot add lemon juice, zest, apple cider vinegar and pesto and whizz together for a few seconds.
Serve with a sprinkle of pumpkin/hemp seeds and Greek yoghurt if you like.
Enjoy 🌿💚 .
Easiest pancake recipe everrrr! 🥞🍓
All you need to do is:
👉 Mash 2 ripe bananas with 1 egg and 1/2 C of oats (+1 Tb peanut butter if you are a freak PB lover like me).
👉Mix the ingredients well together. 👉Heat a non-stick pan with 1 tsp of extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil (your preference, I don't use coconut oil cos I don't want every food I eat to taste like coconuts).
👉Tip some of the pancake mix on the heated pan and cook for about 1 minute each side or until golden brown.
👉Remove from heat. Repeat with the remaining mixture!
👉Mixture should make about 4 small pancakes. Top with your fave ingredients and enjoy!! 🥞❤️😊
We can ALWAYS, always make choices in our lives to begin again, start fresh, find freedom. When we feel we are trapped with no choice, we feel like victims. But even in difficult situations with no apparent way out, we can always make a change EVEN IF it is literally only how we choose to think.
There is power in options, in choice, in hope, in beginnings.
If you feel trapped and beleaguered by life, begin something new. Start a new book, find a new podcast, follow a new person, make a new friend, start a new page in your journal, try a new food, watch a new show. There is mental and emotional power in making forward step motions, even if tiny.
Start something new. Dream something new. Think something new. Keep moving forward, and while I’m as introspective and reflective as anyone, remember: “don’t look back, you’re not going there.”
Another benefit of shopping the Farmer’s Market is discovering different herbs and veggies 🌱 This week’s find: Purslane. Although purslane looks similar to a weed, it’s delicious and P A C K E D with nutrients! Purslane is F I V E times higher in omega-3 fatty acids than other leafy greens ‼️ Omega-3 is essential for human growth, balances blood glucose levels, increases HDL, and enhances our immune systems. Sauté it in a little avocado oil and garlic, or chop it up and throw it on a salad!
Veggie Bowl 🥗
Mixed greens, basil, roasted sweet potato, local tomatoes, avocado, sautéed purslane, one fried egg + topped with fermented chive probiotic vinaigrette.
Day 6 of our new program & our #SIXweekSUMMERproject . Today we all got together & worked out together—when you join our fit fam you never do THIS ALONE! We focus on growing every day, on supporting each other and staying FOCUSED on our goals. .
The changes I’m seeing & feeling in myself are amazing! What’s even more amazing is the changes I’m seeing in all of the girls in the group🤩 it really fires me up to help more ladies who want to feel their best 🔥🙌🏽 .
Know that it will never be the perfect time, you will always be too busy, and there will always be something going on. If you want to make changes you have to ACT and do the things that are going to get you to where you want to be, I’m here to help 💕📲
Happy Sunday friends!! May your day be slow and filled with fun and good food! I on the other hand will be thinking of this gorgeous wellness bowl I had in Bondi last week from @paridabondi whilst I'm making my body run a 30km trail run... Why do I do this again? Hmmmmm 😩
La felicità è anche questo, un buonissimo risotto ai mirtilli cucinato dalla bravissima cuoca trentina Lorenza! Ho custodito gelosamente la sua ricetta.. da replicare e da inserire come piatto nelle diete! #fooditaly#dietfood#nutritionist#weightwatchers
Packed with protein, fiber, and both starchy and non-starchy veggies, this hearty “1 pot lentil soup” is a great way to fuel up and keep you feeling full and satisfied. Soups are a great item to prep ahead of time and adjust to your personal taste preferences. A quick, balanced, RD-approved meal (@christinafigrd 👩🏻🍳) is just around the corner! Swipe right for ingredients and instructions!