Your Cart is Empty

7 Healthy Condiments To Top Off Your Meal

May 15, 2015 2 min read

You've been doing everything right in terms of clean-eats and active living - but did you know most condiments and sauces are packed with sugar? Not these guys! Below are 8 healthy condiment ideas to spice up your life in the kitchen.


This little fixture is common in Tunisian and Moroccan cuisines. This red paste gets its spicy kick from dried red chilies -  which studies have shown to rev your body's immune, anti-inflammatory, and metabolic processes. You can also find it in powder form! Try it: As a marinade or dressing for roast chicken or paired with avocado

Sambal Oelek

The main ingredient in this paste are capsaicin-packed chilies, which also incorporates a fair amount of heart-healthy garlic. Try to use smaller amounts however, since the sodium can be quite high in this paste. Try it: Mixed with mayonnaise as a sandwich spread or as a dip for grilled chicken skewers


This Argentine accompaniment relies on cilantro for the majority of it's flavour. Cilantro is loaded with vitamin C, as is parsley (another major component of this sauce). Throw in some olive oil, with its healthy monounsaturated fats to get tons of flavor and nutrients.  Because cilantro is heat sensitive, try to make this fresh each time and apply it after cooking. Try it: As a dressing for fish and poultry or as a topping for roasted or grilled vegetable


Made most often from cabbage seasoned with garlic, hot red peppers, and ginger—this fermented Korean staple has a spicy punch and a healthy dose of digestion-benefiting probiotics. In most recipes found, cruciferous veggies are the main component, so you're getting lots of cancer-fighting phytochemicals with each serving. The downside is that kimchi can be high in sodium. Try fixing this by getting rid of other salty ingredients in favour of potassium-packed dark, leafy greens when building your meal.
Try it: As a side for grilled lean beef, or on top of scrambled eggs or sautéed kale


Yogurt is the base of this Greek spread and has been commended many a time for its probiotic benefits. You'll also get a boost from the allicin found in garlic and the vitamin C in lemon juice. Try it: With grilled lamb, as a dip for chicken wings, on top of a burger


This sesame seed–based paste is rich in heart disease–fighting compounds called plasma gamma tocopherols and antioxidants. Tahini also contains omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, which improve brain function. It also contains copper, which has been found to act as an anti-inflammatory. Try it: Blended into salad dressings or dips, or a binder for tuna salad instead of mayo


This Egyptian spice mix combines toasted nuts (typically hazelnuts) with sesame seeds, coriander and cumin.That being said,  any number of dried herbs and spices can work! You'll get a good serving of protein no matter which type of nut you use, plus cholesterol-busting phytonutrients called lignin's from the sesame seeds.

Try it: Sprinkled on flatbreads or roasted vegetables or even mixed with olive oil as a dip Image source: Shutterstock

Leave a comment

Also in BodyRock Store Blog

Image of Bodyrock blog article - What Happens To Your Butt When You Sit All Day?
What Happens To Your Butt When You Sit All Day?

July 14, 2019 3 min read 1 Comment

Do you think your booty looks a little flat? This might be why!
Read More
Image of Bodyrock blog article - 12 Ways To Make Your Belly Flatter By The End Of The Day
12 Ways To Make Your Belly Flatter By The End Of The Day

July 08, 2017 4 min read

Read More
Image of Bodyrock blog article - 7 Ways To Stop Binge Eating In It's Tracks
7 Ways To Stop Binge Eating In It's Tracks

June 22, 2017 2 min read

Do you ever find yourself knuckle-deep in a bag of Cheetos?
Read More
Shipping & Delivery

Due to COVID-19, shipping systems the world over are experiencing abnormal delays. There is an enormous demand on postal and delivery services as online shopping has skyrocketed, due to store closures and stay-at-home mandates. This is an unprecedented situation, and we are working around the clock to fulfill your orders as quickly as possible. To be clear, we are filling orders in 2-3 days, and we are shipping immediately after that. Once shipped, our shipping partner, UPS, will get your order out to you as quickly as possible. Thanks for your support and understanding.

Are you in Canada? Specifically, are you outside of a metropolitan centre? We need to alert you to a disruption in shipping due to COVID-19. Our preferred shipping provider, UPS, has informed us that they cannot guarantee express shipping for many locations. We have also seen that packages delivered to Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, etc, are not waylaid, but packages delivered to areas just outside of these cities are being held in transit for days or even weeks. UPS has discontinued their guarantee of 1-4 day delivery, which you can read more about here. Therefore, we can guarantee early fulfillment but not early delivery of our goods from our warehouse to your door at this time.


We want you to start your fitness journey with us as quickly as possible, that’s why we send every package to the USA & Canada via expedited or standard shipping with our partners at UPS. Once your order is received and processed, it typically takes 2-4 days to get to you once it leaves our warehouse. That’s our commitment and we stand by it.

We ship within Canada and the United States via UPS with Standard & Expedited shipping (whichever is faster)

For locations outside of the US and Canada, we ship using FedEx International (EUROPE and Other Nations), which is usually in transit for 7-10 business days, depending on location.

We ship all of our physical products with UPS, from our warehouse location in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Delays caused due to custom withholds are not included in these estimated delivery times.

Returns & Exchanges

BodyRock Equipment

We offer a 30-day return policy, as long as: it is not more than 30 days past the date of delivery; and your item is in its original condition and packaging with the original order number. Refunds will be issued when the equipment is received back to the BodyRock warehouse, minus the original cost of shipping, and the customer is responsible for the costs of return shipping. To request a refund on physical product purchases, please contact us.

Digital Products

We cannot issue refunds on digital goods such as e-books or videos, as these are non-tangible goods that are irrevocable once the order is placed.


All of the BodyRock clothing is made to order and so is final sale. If you have any questions about sizing prior to placing your order, please contact us.