Category Archives: Nutrition & Recipes

Some of my favorite recipes.

Your Gut is a Garden

So many health concerns have been linked to “gut health”, or lack thereof – allergies, autoimmunity, brain function, inflammation, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, persistent infections, skin conditions, and of course all the digestive and intestinal conditions. I speak about other things that affect our digestion and how we got to this problem in the first […]

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Now that summer is upon us I’m always looking for new salad recipes.  This Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is a spin-off of your traditional Greek salad and it’s really delicious. It’s loaded with lots of goodies and has basically everything except the kitchen sink!  The sun-dried tomatoes, mint, parsley, and chickpeas really take the flavour to the […]

Avocado Lime Ice Pops

Gluten free popsicles

The very first reaction I received from Jeremy (my now fiance!) was “avocado, really?  Is there any fruit in it?  I want ice cream cake instead.” Yes, really avocado! And, by the way, avocado is a fruit 😉 Avocado is smooth and creamy and makes the perfect ingredient for popsicles.  The flavour of avocado is […]

3 Simple, Everyday Gluten Free Sauces to Ramp Up Flavor

Quick gluten free sauces

Selena Devries, RD, is a Registered Dietitian who helps busy individuals develop lifelong healthy habits. Sauces are one of the most pivotal components that can increase the enjoyment of our meals and make us more likely to cook at home.  If our food doesn’t taste good, we’re likely not to keep up the good practice of […]

3 Tips to Manage Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Kelowna Dietitian

Selena Devries, RD, is a Registered Dietitian who helps busy individuals develop lifelong healthy habits. Over 5 million Canadians suffer from irritable bowel syndrome with 120,000 Canadian developing IBS each year. In fact, Canada has one of the highest rates of IBS in the world. Symptoms that people living with IBS may have include: Constipation […]

Gluten Free Almond Pulp Blueberry Muffins

What to do with leftover almond pulp

    By Selena Devries, Registered Dietitian and Founder of Healthbean Nutrition  Click here to visit Healthbean Nutrition  I make almond milk all the time.  I tried making almond pulp crackers and, honestly, they weren’t for me.  So, I stopped making them and then the almond pulp started to stack up.  It was getting really […]

Frosty Banana Chia Pops

Frosty banana chia pops2

Crunch, crunch, nomnom, another please.  This will be your gut reaction to these tasty little banana pops.  Although, if you dislike bananas, then we may have a problem on our hands.  In fact, I’m not so sure if we’ll even be able to be friends if that’s the case….seriously.  Ha gotcha!  I would never do […]