Cocoa Power Pancakes

Cocoa powder is made by crushing cocoa beans and removing the cocoa butter. It is extremely high in antioxidants and polyphenols and as a result, has been found in some studies to increase nitric oxide release, lower blood pressure, and reduce diabetes risks. These...

Homemade Tomato Pasta Sauce

The longest debate in food over tomatoes; is it a fruit or a vegetable? According to Britanica, its actually both! No matter their classification, they are utterly diverse and nutritious. They are low in calories, cholesterol-free, and high in Potassium, Vitamin A,...

Brainfood Smoothie

This smoothie is packed with foods that promote brain health, such as blueberries and spinach which are full of antioxidants, chia seeds which are a great source of omega-3s, and soy which is full of isoflavones that reduce the risk of cognitive decline. Ingredients:...

Cold Water Immersion – Worth the Chill?

By Dr Yakira Mishan As someone who detests cold water, it feels like not a day goes by without someone telling me how a cold water immersion (CWI) will do everything from manage my stress to aid in muscle recovery and of course, prevent aging. So while the idea of...

Creamy Tofu Scramble

  Soy is an incredibly health-promoting food, and scrambled tofu is a great way to get in your daily serving of tofu. Read more about the health benefits of soy in our blog post.     Ingredients: 100g silken tofu 50g cherry tomatoes (optional) Handful...

Do the Estrogens in Soy Cause Breast Cancer?

Author: Dr Roxanne Becker There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding soy. This fear-mongering began once it was discovered that soy has isoflavones, which are classified as phytoestrogens (or plant estrogens), due to their ability to bind to estrogen...

Lentil Bolognese

Lentils are high in fiber and a good source of iron and protein. This bolognese recipe can be used over pasta, in a shepard's pie or eaten with rice and veggies. Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil (or water if you're oil-free) 1 large onion, diced 1 tsp minced garlic (or...

Apple Pie Oatmeal

Apple Pie Oatmeal

By Dr Yakira Mishan This is a delicious and filling plant-based breakfast which is ideal for a colder winter's morning. The oats are packed with fibre and naturally aid in lowering cholesterol. The apples are a tasty and hearty addition but are also packed with fibre...