Antioxidant rich SpiraVeg!

What is Spirulina? You may have heard about it, wondered how exactly to pronounce it or been curious about what it actually is, so here it goes – spirulina is a blue-green microalgae that is known to be incredibly nutritious for the human body. Spirulina is used in many different cuisines, but has become increasingly more popular within plant-based communities thanks to its high protein content (almost 70% protein!) and abundance of health promoting nutrients! Spirulina is commonly found in …

V-Day SpiraVeg Fudge

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’re sharing a delicious vegan Mint Chocolate Fudge recipe from Nutrition Stripped! This simple recipe offers a healthy way to satisfy a sweet tooth, is relatively low in sugar and is rich in healthy, satiating fats! WHOLE FOOD NUTRITION Fresh Spirulina: Our tasteless and odourless spirulina offers a boost of minerals, amino acids and nutrients like beta-carotene, iron, phycocyanin, and protein! Spirulina also contains high levels of chlorophyll, which helps to naturally remove heavy …

Reset + Detox with SpiraVeg

We don’t know about you, but over the holiday season we indulged in decadent sweet treats and savoury foods. Striving for balance in the New Year, we are focusing on resetting the digestive system and gently detoxifying the body with whole foods. Spirulina is a superfood superstar for its long list of health benefits and the endless ways to use. It seems fitting for January that one of our favourite benefits of this blue-green algae is detoxification! Spirulina helps to …

Coconut Spirulina Bites from The Wellth

Just in time for the holidays, today we’re sharing a delicious, nutrient dense spirulina energy ball from Calgary based nutritionist and food stylist Mia Campbell. Try these in place of your usual holiday indulgences, and notice how vibrant, vital and energized you feel – with SpiraVeg! First things first, what is spirulina? Spirulina is a blue-green microalgae that is known to be incredibly nutritious and healthy for the human body. Historically, spirulina grows in large bodies of water across the …

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 …

Healthy Holidays with SpiraVeg!

As we move into the chaos of the holiday season it’s all too easy for self-care to take a back seat. From family commitments to social engagements and everything in between, the plates of delicious sugary treats and creamy mugs of rum and eggnog are oh so tempting – and although this is the season to eat, drink and be merry, your immune system often ends up the sacrifice for all that fun! Why does it even matter? What is …

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 …