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11 Apr
  Here is a vegetarian version of gell-o that contains kudzu, a wonderful thickening agent; combined with agar flakes, kudzu creates a perfect gell-o every time. Kudzu root contains a flavonoid called puerarin, which has been shown to help with headaches, high blood pressure or muscular tension; it also stabilizes blood sugar.   The agar in this recipe comes from seaweed that grows on the rocky areas in the tidal waters of Japan.   Ingredients: 1 cup       ...
07 Apr
  Fennel’s crisp, crunchy texture and aromatic taste has endeared it to my kitchen for a lifetime. Fennel has the distinct ability to leave you feeling fresh and has even been used for centuries as a digestive remedy. Science has shown us it is an anti-inflammatory, analgesic, carminative, diuretic and antispasmodic agent.   Medium chain fatty acids found in coconut cubes are used differently in the body. Instead of being packaged into lipoproteins and circulated in the...
07 Apr
A salad without dressing is almost unthinkable. But often your healthy bowl of greens is not well served by commercial dressings filled with unhealthy ingredients such as white sugar, white vinegar, poor quality refined oils and a load of preservatives and flavour enhancers. With your next salad, try one of my 3 super healthy dressings that are packed with health benefits.   Orange, Poppy and Hemp Dressing
 1/4 cup      organic fresh squeezed orange juice
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06 Apr
  Wild leeks, commonly known as ramps, are quickly becoming a culinary delicacy in the Northern Hemisphere. With a flavour best described as a green onion with a strong garlic smell, ramps are used in many springtime recipes such as soup and egg dishes, or pickled and used in salads, but ramps can substitute for onion or garlic in any dish. Wild leeks are a perennial plant that grows in old woods and ravines, so if you are lucky enough to find a growth area, you can keep going...
31 Mar
  Need a healthy decadent chocolate treat to win over your friends? This special occasion vegan recipe is a delightful addition a birthday party or festive celebration such as Easter!   Ingredients:    For the crust: 1 + 1/4 cup    almonds or pecans 1 + 1/4 cup    shredded coconut 2 tbsp            coconut oil, melted 1 tbsp            cocao powder  2 tbsp            honey or coconut syrup Pinch             unrefined sea...
30 Mar
  This easy to prepared family dinner from Slimming Meals That Heal will please everyone at the table. The recipe calls for 2 cups of parsley, making it an ultimate anti-inflammatory meal! Parsley contains a volatile oil called eugenol that has been shown in studies to have strong anti-inflammatory as well as anti-arthritic properties and can significantly suppress swelling in the joints.    Ingredients: 6            chicken thighs, boneless and skinless 2...
28 Mar
  Have you ever wanted to learn how to colour eggs for Easter but didn’t know where to start? If you want to marvel at nature’s bounty of colour, try making your own non-toxic natural dyes this spring! Plus, you can really enjoy this activity with kids and enjoy the bliss of the ultimate DIY craft. I love that when you use natural dye, not only can you eat the finished product, you get a chance to play with the mix of colour like watercolours on a canvas.    I had so...
26 Mar
  Looking for an Easter breakfast idea? My teammate Taevan Gangnier has the perfect Coconut Paleo Pancake recipe that is sure to please!   It is important to follow this recipe exactly. This is a real photo of the way these pancakes look when done correctly.       Watch the instructional video here!   Ingredients:  1/2 cup   coconut flour  1/4 tsp    baking soda  pinch      of salt   1/2 cup   coconut milk  4 tbsp     cold...
23 Mar
Chickpeas and their sprouts are a great source of protein — one cup of sprouted chickpeas can yield 38 grams! Protein necessary for all of our body functions, especially our metabolism of fats and carbohydrates. Did you know that increasing your protein intake will help you feel fuller faster than carbohydrates alone?
   Relax and enjoy some chickpea sprouts! These super sprouts contain 230mg of magnesium in a single cup. Magnesium and calcium are necessary for the...
22 Mar
What is a sprout? It is essentially a baby plant. When soaked in water, a seed germinates. Germination allows the plant to come out of hibernation and reach its full growth potential. When we eat sprouts, we are eating the plant at the peak of its growth spurt and therefore benefit from the extra enzymes and nutrition it creates during rapid growth. I like to think we are borrowing its vitality! To learn more about sprouting, download my guide! Ingredients: 2 cups    ...