Recipe: Faux Soy Sauce

Soy Sauce, or liquid salt (street name) is a popular, heavily used condiment with a long and ugly rap sheet. To focus on the negative aspects of soy sauce, would negate the purpose of this recipe. Instead, let’s take the main reasons people use it:

-flavour enhancer
-colour enhancer
-as a marinade
-balance flavours
-dipping sauce
-base for salad dressings

And the list goes on…

What is not so good about soy sauce:

-high in sodium
-possible traces of msg despite labelling otherwise
– high levels of 3-MCPD, a chemical which has the potential to cause cancer
-hidden wheat source
-soy itself which is not without its own controversies

After much tweaking and testing, we feel we have come up with a delicious and easy to make alternative to soy sauce. It is extremely popular with our performance nutrition patients, who always keep some on hand, even when they are travelling.Continue reading

Designing Your Day for Results

Nike once said, “Impossible is nothing.” We say, “Nothing is impossible.” This is the approach we should be taking to our every waking day on this planet.

A lot of people work by lists and calendars. Some are dependent on them. Are these effective?

Do you look at a list at the start of the day and already identify what you do not wish to do? Does your calendar block off time in such a way that you feel like you are accomplishing something, but you are not?

We thought so.Continue reading