The New Fresh (high antioxidant). Millennia Tea Smoothie Bowl.

Last September at the Canadian Health Food Association Trade Show in Eastern Canada, I met the founder of an innovative tea company called Millennia Tea. I was fascinated by Tracy’s story; after a family member had faced some troubling medical news, she became fascinated about the role of antioxidants in optimal health. Millennia Tea is…

10 Minute Blender Butternut Squash Soup

Complex carbohydrates are essential for prenatal and hormone health. I love taking advantage of vegetable complex carbohydrates such as butternut squash; an excellent source plant-based vitamin A. Vitamin A is known to support essential development of the fetus during pregnancy. This important vitamin contributes to the development of the retina, skeletal development, the skin and…

Plant Based Burger

If you are looking for a plant-based meal that has similar nutrients to a meat, try this delicious plant-based burger. This burger contains a rice blend that includes rice-berry rice , which is high in antioxidants, has been shown to have neuro-protective properties and is a deep rich purple color. This rice blend contains iron,…

Creamy Plant Based Ginger Pumpkin Soup

Fall is my favorite season of the year and supplies one of the worlds most nutrient dense sources of complex carbohydrates; pumpkin has enough nutrients to keep the body nourished and is a whole food that can be considered a multi-vitamin (mineral ). Pumpkin is an excellent source of vitamin A; a vitamin that is…

Dairy-Free Amla and Strawberry Ice-cream with the Health Benefits.

As a nutritionist I become more excited than the average person when I stumble across a super food with proven functional properties. This is why I am thrilled to be sharing my alma berry powder ice cream recipe. In fact a study found That adding alma powder to ice cream increased the nutritional properties. The…

Sweet Potato Cherry and Strawberry Popsicle with a Dairy Free Vanilla Ice-cream Base.

Summer is the perfect time to pack in some antioxidants and vegetables into a healthy frozen snack. I’ve created a nutrient dense and high antioxidants blend with sweet potato, Cherry’s and dried jujube fruit for a more concentrated fruit flavor. Jujube fruit. Some researchers have demonstrated that the jujube fruit possess neuroprotective activities. This includes…

10 Reasons Why You Need to Include Pomegranate In Your Diet.

One of Nutrition Blooms’ Top whole food choices is the bountiful pomegranate. Studies have proven that this super food has several health benefits that are indicative of its pharmaceutical potential. Did you know that pomegranates have an antioxidant potential greater than that of green tea and red wine ūüć∑ ?   Let’s take a look at the health…

What is Nutrition Blooms?

¬†Nutrition Blooms’ Methodology Nutrition Blooms services are¬†rooted in the belief that the relationship between health and nutrition is multi-layered. Nutritional wellness is not simply about identifying the nutritional status and purity of the food we consume but also the external factors that impact the nutritional relationship with the human body. This includes economical, social, biological,…

Baked Gluten-Free Cinnamon Donuts

If you want your home to smell heavenly all day long, then begin your day by baking these cinnamon donuts! These donuts are made with date sugar and a zero calorie sugar replacement known as monk fruit. The LIVA date sugar I used in this recipe includes the whole date. The dates are dehydrated and…

Gluten-Free Sandwich Cookies with Keto-Friendly Frosting

Dry Ingredients  -1 cup gluten free flour ( I used bobs Redmill 1:1 baking flour)  -3 tbs cacao powder or dark chocolate cacao powder (no added sugars or milk) -1/4 tsp baking powder  -1/4 tsp salt  Wet Ingredients -1/2 cup grass fed butter or dairy free butter (room temp) -1/3 cup lakanto monk fruit sweetener …

Plant-Based Mango Butter “Chicken”

If you are looking for a way to increase your veggies; this plant-based butter “chicken” recipe is the perfect meal for you. This dish is filled with delicious plant based carbohydrates and vegetables to help you meet your daily vegetable servings. It is also sweetened with mango and contains no refined sugars. This recipe also…

Fluffy Walnut and Chocolate Chip Vegan Cookies

I’ve had a few fluffy cookie recipes on the blog but they have mostly included eggs; today I’m sharing a delicious and fluffy cookie recipe dedicated to those who adhere to consuming a plant-based diet. These cookies use a chia seed egg; a plant based whole food known to serve as a multi-vitamin/mineral in whole…

Balsamic Fig Salad Dressing

It’s that time of the year in Toronto, where we become aware that summer is coming to an end. That is why I am taking advantage of Fig season and sharing this delicious Fig and balsamic vinegar Salad dressing recipe This dressing pairs well with a salad mixed with feta and salted nuts or seeds….