evepostappleOnce upon a time, there was a woman named Eve, who, unable to resist the luring temptation of a fragrant orchard, took a bite of forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge. Perhaps Eve was bored. Perhaps she was ovulating and had a desperate craving for something sweet. Perhaps life in the little garden was becoming stressful or claustrophobic. Perhaps she felt out of control or lacked passion in her life and in order to numb her emotions or soothe herself from Adam's lack of attention or his ambivalence in starting a family, she chose to indulge. Perhaps Eve was an emotional eater. But as Eve soon discovered, neither the bite, nor the whole fruit fulfilled her as she had hoped. Not only did she realize she was naked but that she had contempt for the way she looked. Perhaps Eve suffered with body dismorphia. Eve tried to stop eating the forbidden fruit and eventually avoided eating altogether but that didn't work and she ended up eating until she could no longer breathe. The point of this is that Eve lost her intuitive ability to nourish herself. She no longer had balance in her life and was willing to do any and everything to get that back.

Maybe Eve didn't exist. Maybe the stories that were told are not as important as the stories we tell ourselves.

This blog is dedicated to creating new stories based on the philosophies of whole body nutrition, self-love, intuition, fitness and yoga.

In my journey I have sought to uncover the knowledge and balance which have brought me to a greater awareness of health and this is what I wish to share with you.

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I am a holistic nutritionist, certified yoga instructor, athlete, healthy living chef, and published writer. I have spent the last four years of my life rebuilding all aspects of myself after recovering from an eating disorder. Follow me as I continue to eat clean, train hard, and discover balance mind, body and spirit. zainsaraswatijamal.com

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    Zain’s Cherry & Almond Ice Cream (Vegan & Anti-Inflammatory)
It is becoming clear how much of an impact inflammation in the body has on health and illness. 
For us active, fit types, it is critical to make a point of reducing our inflammation that is a natural reaction to regular physical training.  I am sure that the majority of us are already clean eaters and pay attention to the foods we choose; however, there are many foods that we may not be including in our diets that help to reduce inflammation in a big way so it’s important to consider them.  Some of my favourite anti-inflammatory foods are: cherries, almonds, spinach, avocado, seaweed, lemons, beets, sprouts and cucumber.
This ice cream takes banana soft serve to a whole new level and is the perfect inflammation fighting, post-workout treat for the summer.
Ingredients:
1 Frozen Banana
1 Cup Frozen Cherries (pitted)
1/2 Scoop SUNWARRIOR Vanilla OR Protein Powder of Your Choice
1/2 Tbsp Almond Butter
1/8 Tsp Natural Almond Extract (optional)
*I also like to add 1oz Frozen Avocado to this :D
Directions:
1. Blend all ingredients together and serve immediately.

    Zain’s Cherry & Almond Ice Cream (Vegan & Anti-Inflammatory)

    It is becoming clear how much of an impact inflammation in the body has on health and illness. 

    For us active, fit types, it is critical to make a point of reducing our inflammation that is a natural reaction to regular physical training.  I am sure that the majority of us are already clean eaters and pay attention to the foods we choose; however, there are many foods that we may not be including in our diets that help to reduce inflammation in a big way so it’s important to consider them.  Some of my favourite anti-inflammatory foods are: cherries, almonds, spinach, avocado, seaweed, lemons, beets, sprouts and cucumber.

    This ice cream takes banana soft serve to a whole new level and is the perfect inflammation fighting, post-workout treat for the summer.

    Ingredients:

    1 Frozen Banana

    1 Cup Frozen Cherries (pitted)

    1/2 Scoop SUNWARRIOR Vanilla OR Protein Powder of Your Choice

    1/2 Tbsp Almond Butter

    1/8 Tsp Natural Almond Extract (optional)

    *I also like to add 1oz Frozen Avocado to this :D

    Directions:

    1. Blend all ingredients together and serve immediately.

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