Last week I took you on a grocery store visit with me (I hope you enjoyed it!) and now I’m taking you on a tour of all my favourite healthy fats.

When Walker and I were filming this video, I realized I had so much information to share that the video was going to be waaaay too long! So we decided to break it up into two videos. So this is part I and next week will be part II. 

As I mentioned in this video, I was fat-phobic for many years. Funny enough, it was also when many of my health issues such as my dry skin, eczema and hormonal imbalances were present.

What about you? Have you been or are you fat-phobic? I don’t think I’m alone in this because when I go to the grocery store, I still see many low-fat products. I have a feeling though that if you’ve been a reader of my blog for a while, you likely know all the health benefits of good fats too.

But in case you need a little refresher, you’ll enjoy my latest video where I talk about the health benefits of fats, as well as delicious plant-based fats and serving sizes (like whether you should be eating half an avocado or a whole avocado). You’ll learn what I recommend to make the best choice!

Olives and Olive oil

There are so many different kinds of olives from salty to sweet, you’ve just got to find the one you like best. I love Acropolis Organics for olives and olive oil and I also love the sicilian olives from The Cheese Boutique. Try my One-Pot Paprika Chicken with olives or my Everything Guac or Creamy Avo Pasta Salad!

Nuts and Seeds

The benefits and uses are endless when using nuts and seeds; from nut butter to nut milk or just eating them whole as they are, there are so many great ways to enjoy them! I love slathering nut butter on to buckwheat banana bread to make it more blood sugar balancing or lightly toasting seeds to put on a salad

Nuts and seeds are also a source of plant-based protein and a great way to start your day by firing up your metabolism. I love using hemp in recipes like this flatbread or seeds in granola or trail mix.

Be sure to check back next week for my part II on the specific fats to stock in your kitchen! 

What are your favourite fats to stock in your kitchen?

This content was originally published here.