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This recipe is from the Joyous Health Eat Well and Live Well Without Dieting Cookbook. This smoothie is loaded with nutrients, super delicious and will leave you feeling satiated for hours. Cheers!

Makes 1 or 2 smoothies 

1 banana1 cup (250 mL) blueberries
1 cup (250 mL) spinach1/4 cup (60 mL) cooked quinoa2 tbsp (30 mL) […]

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Sangria Mocktail

On June 12, 2020 By

Sangria is the quintessential summer drink but let’s face it, not everyone wants a boozy cocktail, especially when the sun is blaring down on you. This is a refreshing and fruity drink everyone can enjoy, including kids!!

Ingredients: Serves 4

1 Tbsp Maple Syrup1 Lemon (juiced, plus slices for garnish)1 cup Frozen Berries8 Ice Cubes12 […]

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Golden Turmeric Latte

On April 19, 2018 By


Another creamy and flavourful alternative to coffee.  Turmeric contains curcumin which is anti-inflammatory and a potent antioxidant. This is great for boosting the immune system and for easing digestion.It is a great way to start your day or to end your night.  It is easy on the eyes, the nose and the palate!


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Lemon Chia Fresca

On April 17, 2018 By

I have to admit, when I opened the fridge this morning my Chia Fresca looked like a science experiment gone wrong. But looks can be deceiving and it tasted great.

Lemon water is a great way to kick start digestion and is alkalinizing. This is a great drink to sip on between meals as […]

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Coconut Matcha Latte

On April 11, 2018 By


If you have not tried Matcha, it is a worthy addition to your tea cupboard. Matcha green tea  is loaded with antioxidants and has a long list of impressive health benefits such as improved memory, mood, concentration, energy and metabolism. Try substituting your morning or afternoon cup of tea or coffee for a […]

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This is a delicious and nutritious way to start your day. It is one of my favourite breakfast smoothies and it is ready in under 2 minutes.


2 heaping tbsp hemp hearts 2 tbsp ground flaxseed 1 tbsp shredded coconut or coconut oil 1 tbsp cocoa powder 1 tsp spirulina or 2 handfuls […]

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Chai Blossom Mocktail

On May 20, 2016 By


This is such a unique and delicious drink. It is refreshing, spicy, tangy and fragrant all in one mouthful. Your house will smell delicious for hours after making the chai syrup. You could drink this as a warm drink by adding an equal amount of warm milk or water to the syrup or […]

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Homemade nut milks and oat milk are surprisingly easy to make. They are delicious and nutritious and free of additives and preservatives. It is also nice to be able to play around with the consistency so that you can make creamier or more watered down versions depending on what you are going to […]

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By Christina Carreau BA, ND

Hair loss, digestive complaints, sore joints, sugar cravings, cough remedies…who knew you had treatments for all these things in your spice cabinet? This is a light read about some herbal home remedies for treating common ailments. Not only are these effective treatments but they are cheap, easy and for […]

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This is a refreshing and hydrating juice and is a wonderful drink to help alkalize your body. Drink it first thing in the morning or as a mid-morning or mid-afternoon snack for a burst of energy.

This recipe does require a juicer. If you don’t have one…I would highly recommend investing in one. Juicing […]

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