Author: Robyn Olsen

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Omega 3 Walnut Chocolate Bites

  Print Omega 3 Walnut Chocolate Bites Indulge in these delicious omega 3 walnut chocolate bites! Walnuts are fabulously one of the richest plant sources of omega 3 fatty acids. Omega 3 is powerful in reducing depression and supporting brain function.  Ingredients 3/4 cup walnuts halves 9 dates soaked for 1h a dash vanilla 1…

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Anti-inflammatory Turmeric Ginger Dressing

  Print Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Ginger Dressing This anti-inflammatory turmeric ginger dressing is something to add into your daily ritual, because turmeric is a super spice! Sprinkle that goodness on everything! It raises the levels of serotonin and dopamine in the brain, the two neurotransmitters responsible for feelings of happiness, curbing depression and anxiety, and increasing…

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Delicious Detoxifying Hot Cocoa

  Print Delicious Detoxifying Hot Cocoa This herbal detoxifying hot cocoa is extremely decadent. When getting the ingredients, purchase in bulk because you will always want this on hand during the chillier months. For children, omit the valerian and herbs. Enjoy! Ingredients 3 tablespoons fresh valerian root 3 3/4 cups homemade almond milk 3 tablespoons…

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Zucchini Noodles with Garlic Shrimp

  Print Zucchini Noodles with Garlic Shrimp This is really quick and easy to throw together on a busy evening. I use this garlic shrimp alongside many other recipes, like brown rice buddha bowls, or on a bed of brown rice pasta! I have been in love with spiralizing my veggies because it looks fancy…

Mexican Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

  Print Mexican Stuffed Sweet Potatoes These are some jazzed up potatoes! Another variation for Mexican night in the house with a high nutritional profile. Diets rich in beta-carotene like sweet potato, are essential for supporting brain function. For a quicker on the go meal, you can just bake the sweet potato, add coconut oil…

Grain Free Banana Pancakes

  Print Grain Free Banana Pancakes I know what you are thinking, these better be as good as your original fluffy pancake recipe. These are a go-to in my house and my son asks for them daily! The almonds contain zinc, critical for balancing mood and will also set you up for blood sugar stabilization…

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Magnesium Rich Avocado Rice

  Print Magnesium Rich Rice This is so decadent, the day I added an avocado to my rice to create magnesium rich avocado rice was pretty life changing, and there was that time when I added it to my brownies, but thats for a different recipe! This makes for a great side dish or a…

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Morning Energizer Eggs & Asparagus

  Print Morning Energizer Egg & Asparagus This morning energizer eggs asparagus aids in fighting depression. Depression has been linked to low levels of folic acid, and one vegetable that boosts this mood-enhancing nutrient is asparagus. Double that up with eggs to combat stress and anxiety, and you have yourself a great (simple) breakfast and…

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Lavender Lemon Zen Cookies

  Print Lavender Lemon Zen Cookies The relaxing fragrance of these lavender lemon zen cookies are therapeutic and It can also be used internally for mood imbalances such as anxiety, insomnia, and nervous stomach. This recipe is probably one of my favourites ( I am also a huge lover of lavender anything!) It is such…

blueberry cortisol combat smoothie

Blueberry Cortisol Combat Smoothie

  Print Blueberry Cortisol Combat Smoothie This blueberry cortisol combat smoothie will deter cortisol, our stress hormone. When its elevated your anxiety response kicks into gear. Blueberries are rich in antioxidants and vitamin C which helps regulate and prevent spikes in cortisol levels.  Ingredients 1 cup almond milk or milk substitute 1/2 cup blueberries fresh…