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Baked Grapefruit

On April 21, 2018 By

If you are not a grapefruit lover…this might be the recipe that changes your mind. This is a beautiful and delicious way to start your day. If you are in a rush…you can speed this process along by broiling the grapefruit for a few minutes rather than baking them. In the words of my daughter, […]

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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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Seed Crackers

On April 18, 2018 By

 

I would like to dedicate this recipe to all the Mary’s crackers lovers out there.  This recipe requires very little prep or clean up and is full of goodness. These are a great accompaniment to soups, crumbled on salads or dipped in hummus or guacamole or you can simply enjoy them on their […]

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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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Paleo Pumpkin Muffins

On April 12, 2018 By

 

I have a hard time following recipes, as I always want to modify, substitute and ‘healthify’ when I can. This serves me well when I am cooking but when I am baking…not so much. Anyway, I followed this recipe from the Gluten Free HomeMaker’s Blog and these were delicious! They were so moist, […]

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Blueberry Beet Chia Pudding

On November 16, 2017 By

 

Serve this for breakfast, dessert or as a tasty midmorning or afternoon snack. This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free. It is a beautiful colour and there are so many ways to dress it up with a variety of fruits, nuts, seeds, etc. This is a new go-to recipe in our house. I […]

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This is such a tasty side dish and makes for a beautiful appetizer at dinner parties. We recently made this and served it with a cranberry ginger chutney and plain yogurt concoction. YUM!! It is anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and packed with vitamin C. This is a great recipe to add to your arsenal of delicious, nutritious […]

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I only discovered this recipe a few weeks ago but have made these a number of times since. These are delicious on their own but also a great addition to soups and salads. You can use different herbs and spices to keep this an exciting snack.

Ingredients

3 cups cooked chickpeas, drained […]

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This is a recipe that I found on ‘The Lemon Bowl’ food blog. It is simple to make, super tasty and looks and tastes just like the real thing. All you need to do is keep sliced frozen bananas in your freezer and you can whip this dessert up in under five minutes.

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Baba Ganoush

On May 13, 2016 By

 

Confession…I am addicted to hummus. It is a staple in our house…we go through at least 2 cups/day between the four of us. So I decided to branch out and make this roasted eggplant dip instead. It is super tasty and very similar to hummus but a bit smoother in texture. I think […]

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