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 …

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 …

Calgary Vegetarian Food Festival!

Saturday August 26th was an absolutely beautiful summer day here in Calgary, AB. and SpiraVeg was thrilled to spend it at the Calgary Vegetarian Food Festival, educating the community on the benefits of fresh spirulina! We spent the day talking all things health and wellness and provided free samples of our delicious, nutrient dense blue-green algae! Most people couldn’t believe that fresh Spirulina could be cultivated right here in Calgary, AB! We spent many hours explaining the nutritional difference between dry …

Our First Event: Royal Oak/Rocky Ridge Community Annual Stampede Breakfast

SpiraVeg was very proud to be a sponsor and participate with the Royal Oak/Rocky Ridge Community Annual Stampede Breakfast on July 8th, 2017. This was SpiraVeg’s very first public introduction and we provided free samples of our fresh Spirulina product mixed with only water to allow the true taste to come through! We really had no expectations going into the event but at the end we realized that there are a lot of people who are not really familiar with Spirulina, …