Holiday Bliss Balls

There are few traditions as sweet as making holiday treats to share with family and friends, but it can be difficult to find recipes that aren’t loaded with refined sugar, dairy, etc. and actually taste good. At least that’s what we thought until we tried these festive Blissed Balls by Marni and Sheena of Blissed. These vegan, gluten-free Blissed Balls are made with ingredients that you can feel good about. There’s a number of nourishing ingredients in every bite of …

Healthy Hormones with SpiraVeg

This Mother’s Day we’re giving Mom the gift of pure, radiant health. Because she works hard, doesn’t she? She sacrifices her time, energy and often, nutrition, so that everyone else around her is taken care of. But because of the sheer number of people she cares for daily, it’s even more important that she makes the time to care for herself. One of the first things to falter when Mom is tired or stressed is hormone levels. Hormones are deeply …

SpiraVeg // Nutrients for Health

If you’re anything like us, you’re busy. With work, kids, family, friends and trying to maintain any semblance of a social life – it can be difficult (at best) to eat in a way that supports the energy and vitality you need to get through the days without feeling exhausted. And can we be really honest? This is where our passion for local, sustainable superfoods comes from. We know you WANT to eat well, but sometimes life just gets in …

Powdered Vs. Fresh Spirulina | 3 Reasons to Make the Switch

Fresh Spirulina | Calgary

Although recent interest makes it seem trendy, spirulina is actually a superfood that has been used for thousands of years due to its amazing nutrient profile. Rich in plant based protein, antioxidants, calcium, magnesium, potassium and more – spirulina makes an excellent addition to your daily diet! Given its newfound popularity, you may have tried spirulina previously, but we doubt it’s been raw, live spirulina cultivated in Calgary, AB without the use of pesticides or herbicides! It’s important to keep in …

Mindful New Year Intentions with SpiraVeg

After a season of indulgence (from caloric to financial) it’s common to make resolutions hoping to become a ‘better’ version of ourselves. Thou shalt get more exercise, thou shalt eat healthier, thou shalt drink less wine, etc..   But research shows that only about 8% of people actually achieve their resolutions, and this restrictive, often harsh approach to change is rarely effective and can leave us feeling much worse than when we started. It just doesn’t feel good to approach …

Detox with SpiraVeg + Our Favourite Green Smoothie

Detox has a bit of a bad rap, doesn’t it?  Traditionally viewed as a time of restriction with little food and low energy, say ‘detox’ to the average person and you’re sure to see them shudder. Luckily, current trends show a movement away from juice fasting and towards nourishment – meaning you can detox without restriction and feel amazing doing it! Why detox? Well, there are many reasons! Our bodies naturally detox every day, but when they are subjected to …

What’s So Great About Spirulina?

With a growing interest in wellness, clean eating and nutrition – it’s no wonder you’re suddenly hearing about new foods! Consider Spirulina for example, a nutrient dense superfood dating back to the 14th century that is suddenly gaining massive exposure! The Details What you may think of as ‘pond scum’ is actually a protein rich blue-green algae with excellent benefits for overall health and wellness! The rich blue-green color of Spirulina is caused by the presence of a specific pigment …