Healthy Indulgences

You know what the training plan calls for, but sometimes you need to eat something slightly sinful and you’re willing to spend a little extra on it. Here are IMPACT’s Healthy Indulgences that you can slip into your diet. They taste great and are packed full of goodness. Most items are available at fine health food grocers and select farmers’ markets in Western Canada. So go ahead, indulge — and feel great about it.


Monkey Butter
Maple Bacon Monkey Butter


Full of heart-healthy monounsaturated fat, protein, fibre and vitamin E. Monkey Butter is unrefined, all-natural, low-sugar, low-sodium and contains no hydrogenated oils or fats.
Inside: Dry-roasted, unsalted peanuts, soy bacon bits, pure maple syrup, canola oil, pure maple extract
Price: $10.49/jar        
Home Base: Vancouver, B.C.    
monkeybutterpb.com



RAWgles  
hOMe Grown Apple Hazelnut RAWgles


Satisfy sweet cravings with gluten-free, sprouted, raw vegan sweet living bagels.
Inside: Sprouted organic B.C. hazelnuts, sprouted buckwheat groats, B.C. apples, organic dates, sprouted organic flax meal, alkaline water, Vancouver Island sea salt, organic spices
Price: $9-$12/package of 6
Home Base: Lake Cowichan, B.C.
homegrownlivingfoods.ca


 

Silver Sage Beef
Beef Rib-Eye Steak


High in protein and iron, raised without artificial hormones or therapeutic antibiotics. Dry-aged for flavour and tenderness.
Inside: Silver Sage beef
Price: $50/kg.    
Home Base: Calgary, Alta.    
silversagebeef.com


 

Stoked Oats
Bucking Eh Oats


Inside:
Celiac friendly, protein-rich Saskatchewan oats, chia, flax, whey protein isolate, cinnamon, dried apple, mulberries and black currants
Price: $20/kg (22 servings)    
Home Base: Calgary, Alta.    
stokedoats.com


 

Basic Roots
Moon Cookies


Inside:
A yummy blend of enzyme-rich raw cashews, coconut, raspberries, pistachios and raw cacao. Naturally sweetened with agave and coconut sugar
Price: $2.40 each
Home Base: Calgary, Alta.
basicroots.ca


 

Buzz Honey
Honey Sticks


Honey is primarily glucose, which is immediately converted to energy, and a very slow-acting fructose. Honey is a natural antibacterial, so it’s great when you’re sick.
Try a stick instead of your energy gel.
Inside: Honey, natural extracts, colour
Price: 3/$1, 20/$5, 100/$20    
Home: Calgary, Alta.
facebook.com/buzzhoney


 

Fairwinds Farm
Organic Herbes de
Provence Chevre

Inside:
High-protein, low-fat organic whole-pasteurized goat milk, organic herbs and spices, bacterial culture, microbial enzyme, salt.
Price: $6.79- $7.29/200g
Home Base: Fort Macleod, Alta.
fairwindsfarm.ca


 

Oliv
Extra Virgin Olive Oil


& Fig-Infused Balsamic Vinegar    
Olive oil contains polyphenols (antioxidants). Balsamic vinegar boosts activity of pepsin, an enzyme which helps break down protein into amino acids.
Inside: EVOO; Trebiano grapes and fig
Price: $23.95/bottle    
Home Base: Moose Jaw, Sask.    
olivtastingroom.com


 

Screamin Brothers
Dairy-Free Frozen Treats


Screamin Brothers is sure to satisfy your craving for something smooth and decadent, from an enterprising and philanthropic team of young brothers.   
Inside: Dairy-free organic coconut milk, fruit, organic raw cacao, unpasteurized raw honey, pure vanilla extract, organic maple syrup. Seven flavours
Price: $7.99/473 ml
Home Base: Lethbridge, Alta.
screaminbrothers.ca


 

Summerhill
2010 Organic Pinot Noir


Produced organically to retain the highest levels of resveratrols and other anti­oxidents. Red wine is a source of probiotic digestive enzymes.
Inside: Pinot Noir grapes, yeast, tannins from aging in oak barrels, sulphur dioxide less than 100 parts per million
Price: $25-$30
Home Base: Kelowna, B.C.
summerhill.bc.ca

 

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