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5 Healthy Swaps for 5 Fattening Foods

Eating healthfully and preparing balanced meals and snacks for the entire family is important for everyone’s health. September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, so this week we’re highlighting some common unhealthy food favorites and providing some easy-to-make healthy swaps for you and your family to try.

Broccoli Cilantro Pesto Salad

Sounds delicious? Well it is! Homemade pesto is easy and delicious and it can be made with so many herb and nut varieties! This salad could easily be called a “detox” salad due to the many detoxification produce present such as the garlic, cilantro and broccoli. Get the recipe!

10 Plant Foods Perfect for Weight Loss

Eating a plant-based diet helps control the bulges! Fruits and vegetables and other plant based foods contain high levels of fibre, water, nutrients and phyto-compounds, all these factors help control the appetite, improve satisfaction, and they also provide needed nutrition for a healthy body. Find out the 10 best plant foods for weight loss.

5 Reasons to Reboot Your Lunchbox (for Adults & Kids!)

Back to school means it’s time to Reboot your lunchbox! Not only for the kids, but you can upgrade yours too to make it easy to eat healthy (for cheap) all week long. Find out how with these helpful tips.

Edible Skincare: Avocado Face Mask

Our skin is a super absorbent organ, that not only gains benefits from what we put into our body, but also from what we put onto our body. So why are we only eating our beloved nutrient dense plants? Smother yourself in them. This is when it’s okay to play with your food a little! Get the “recipe” for this natural face mask.

8 Anti-Inflammatory Nutrients to Eat Now

Inflammation is at the root of many chronic diseases, and in most cases is increased by the way we live our lives, our behaviors, and what we eat. Eating a diet rich in anti-inflammatory foods can help. Here are 8 important nutrients to fill up on.

The Smarter Way to Approach Your Next Meal

A few months back, butter made the cover of Time magazine. This once demonized ingredient thought to be at the root of our drastic rise in heart disease and other illnesses, is in comparison to other culprits, like margarine, being redeemed as not so bad after all. In other words, less of something real is better for you than more (or frankly, any) of something fake. Read on to reconsider how you sit down to your next meal.

13 Reasons to Pass on Plastic

When you’re purchasing your juice or smoothie at a local juice bar it likely comes in a plastic cup. When you pick up a salad at your local salad bar, it likely comes in a plastic container. When you bring leftovers home, it likely comes in plastic. We live in a world of plastic. Find out why that’s not good.

Kale Fennel Tahini Salad

When you need an easy but healthy dinner, try this salad. It’s delicious and creamy, and makes for a great way to enjoy those nutrient-packed dark green leafy vegetables and other healthy produce. Try using the delicious dressing as a dip with any combination of your favorite vegetables! It can even be used as a dipping sauce, too. Get the recipe!

What Your Outsides Say about Your Insides

Maybe you’ve been spying white dots on your fingernails, or your hair is just not as lustrous looking as it used to be. Ever wonder what your skin, nails and hair can tell you about your health and nutrition status? Read on to find out what your outward appearance says about you.

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5 Healthy Swaps for 5 Fattening Foods

Posted on09/02/14

Written by Isabel Smith, MS, RD

Eating healthfully and preparing balanced meals and snacks for the entire family is important for everyone's health. September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, so this week we’re highlighting some common unhealthy food favorites and providing some easy-to-make healthy swaps for you and your family to try.

Broccoli Cilantro Pesto Salad

Broccoli Cilantro Pesto Salad

Posted on08/29/14

Written by Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND

Sounds delicious? Well it is! Homemade pesto is easy and delicious and it can be made with so many herb and nut varieties! This salad could easily be called a “detox” salad due to the many detoxification produce present such as the garlic, cilantro and broccoli. Get the recipe!