Feeling better in 2020 beings with my intentions! I prefer to set new year intentions, ones that I can actually stick to! This year in order to feel better I am focusing on more movement, having more fun and getting out my breakfast rut! This power oat breakfast bowl recipe has become a staple in my house!
It’s the time of year when bakers love to fire up the oven and create wonderful treats. And here’s where our story gets really exciting - you can have your cake and it eat too! Because LIVA is lower in calories and delivers beneficial fibre and minerals you can bake up a storm knowing that your cakes and cookies and pastries will be completely delicious and healthier.
A few years ago when I was facing some real health challenges I just knew in my heart and head that I had to make some big changes to my diet. And, right at the top of my list was the need to get refined sugar out of my life. But still, I would give in to the cravings thinking that just one cookie, one more chocolate or a little piece of cake wouldn’t be that bad. I’m sure you’ve all been in a similar situation and it’s not much fun, is it? So here are my simple 8 steps to quitting refined sugar.
October is such a wonderful time of year. The leaves begin to turn, making our neighbourhood a festival of orange and red and yellow. And, for the foodies among us, it’s harvest time when we enjoy the bounty of the fields and orchards. So here are 3 naturally sweetened Thanksgiving recipes made with LIVA date sugar.
Do you ever feel a little guilty when you eat something that has processed sugar in it? Maintaining clear skin or watching your weight can be a challenge for us all, and more often than not foods with refined sugars leave our skin and bodies thirsty for something a little healthier. Here are 7 tips to get started with a healthy sugar alternative.
My sister and I had been out shopping together when I found a bag of date sugar. It wasn’t something I was too familiar with but from childhood, we’d always enjoyed dates as a regular part of our diet. Thinking that perhaps date sugar might provide a way back to healthy sweet treats - I bought a bag and asked Tas to create something delicious for me. She accepted that challenge and this is the story of how LIVA was born.
We want our kids to form a healthy relationship with eating, which means not depriving them of foods but rather teaching them healthy alternatives and moderation. We really need to make sure we aren’t loading them up with a sugar rush that brings them back 30 minutes later still declaring their hunger, and here's how.