Oh September, you really are a crazy month! Kids are finally settling back into school, adults are getting back to their routine and the Fall is soon upon us. Behind the scenes, my team and I have been working on a slew of new goodies to fill our newsletters with. We are so excited to share our latest recipes, health transformations and natural wellness and beauty products that are all designed to take your health and energy to the next level. This Fall, my goal is to make YOU and your health a priority.
By having the honor of working with thousands of clients each and every year what I can tell you for sure is... food matters. The quality of nutrition you decide to fuel your body with daily affects you on numerous levels – physically, emotionally and even spiritually. My team and I continue to be dedicated to provide you with the steps to feel your very best inside and out.
Keep in mind, if you have a product to be reviewed, a question to be answered or a recipe you would like shared, simply e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wishing you best health,
Dr. Joey Shulman DC, RNCP
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Falling in Love with Fall Products
I love a good backpack. And... I am a little in love with Matt and Nat’s new look. Matt and Nat is a Canadian company that offers great price points with all products made with vegan leather. To top it off, all inside linings of Matt and Nat bags are also made out of 100% recycled bottles. Check out my latest purchase! Available at www.chapters.indigo.ca
Looking for a healthy and delicious snack to pack for lunch? Look no further! Stock up on Freeyumm bars that are filled with healthy and delicious ingredients including flax seeds, oats and sunflower seeds. These tasty treats are also school safe free of the top 9 priority allergens, including milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, gluten, and soy.
Keep your child’s immune system strong this year with healthy nutrition, hand washing and a daily multi-vitamin. Honibe Honey gummies provide an excellent source of vitamins and minerals including vitamin C and zinc for the ultimate immune support. Tasty for even the pickiest of eaters – these multi-vitamins are also free of gluten and dairy and do not contain any artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Recommended for children 4 years and older.
Get your kids exited for lunchtime with these fun and stylish eco-friendly linen lunch boxes that come in a variety of colours and designs. They are machine washable and come with a leak proof insulated insert for easier clean up at the end of the day. Soyoung products are also free from PVC, phthalate, lead and BPA materials so you can feel good about your kids using them. Check out all the great designs offered at ca.soyoung.ca.
These mini granola bites are packed with delicious, wholesome ingredients that are perfect to throw into your kids lunch box. Peanut free, organic, vegan, non-GMO and kosher – each pack offers a full serving of vegetables. Two thumbs way up for being school safe.
Keep your kids hydrated this school year with these cute insulated bottles by S’well that will keep their drinks cold for up to 24 hours. The bottles are easy to open and the lid is attached to the bottle to prevent it from getting lost throughout the day. A great birthday party present to give as well!
Easy Recipes Everyone Will Love
Easy blueberry oatmeal muffins
- 2 ½ cups of oats
- 3 eggs
- 3 ripe bananas
- 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ cup blueberries
- Preheat oven to 400 F.
- Add all ingredients into large bowl and mix together until well combined.
- Add muffin mixture into lined muffin tins and bake for 18 minutes.
- Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes.
Makes 12 muffins
Nutritional analysis: calories 110, fat 2g, carbohydrates 20g, fiber 3g, protein 4g
Homemade garlic hummus
- 2 cups chickpeas
- 2 tablespoons tahini
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 1 lemon, juiced
- ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
- Pinch of sea salt
- Pinch of paprika
- Place chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil and sea salt in a food processor and process until combined and smooth.
- Sprinkle with paprika to serve.
Nutritional analysis: calories 150, fat 7g, carbohydrates 18g, fiber 5g, protein 6g
Crispy Chicken Fingers
- 1 cup spelt or whole wheat bread crumbs
- 1 cup parmesan cheese, grated
- 1 tablespoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 2 egg whites
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts cut into 1” thick pieces
- In a medium size bowl, combine breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan, garlic powder and sea salt. Stir until well combined.
- In a separate bowl, beat 2 egg whites until combined.
- Dip chicken fingers one by one into the egg mixture and then roll them in the breadcrumb mixture.
- Place breaded fingers on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper
- Bake at 400 degrees, turning after 15 minutes and baking another 10 minutes till golden and crispy.
Nutritional analysis: calories 330, fat 10g, carbohydrates 22g, fiber 1g, protein 36g
Broccoli and chickpea salad
- 1 head broccoli, cut into florets
- 1-14oz can of chickpeas, rinsed well and drained
- ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cucumber, diced
- 3 celery stalks, chopped
- 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon grainy mustard
- 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
- In large bowl, add broccoli, chickpeas, tomatoes, cucumber and celery.
- In a small mixing bowl, add olive oil, se salt, Dijon mustard, grainy mustard, and white wine vinegar.
- Add dressing into salad and toss well to coat.
Nutritional analysis: calories 240, fat 9g, carbohydrates 35g, fiber 7g, protein 8g
The Back to School Must Read Book
The School Year Survival Cookbook: Healthy recipes and sanity-saving strategies for every family and every meal (even snacks)
Feeling overwhelmed with the upcoming school year? You are certainly not alone! The School Year Survival Cookbook is a fail-proof guide to meal planning for the school year. From easy healthy dinners on the run to optimal after school snacks and lunches they will love, this book is a must have for all families. Filled with 110 recipes and road-tested, guaranteed-to-work, effective strategies that will keep families on track even during the most hectic weeks. Available at www.chapters.indigo.ca