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Wednesday, 07 December 2016 05:30

Holiday Chocolate Energy Truffles

  Can't resist truffles over the holiday season? You don't have to with these chocolate gems! The spirulina in this recipe helps your body handle stress due to its vitamin B content. For more information on spirulina, click here. Cocoa is great for energy and mood, and is high in antioxidants. It is being studied for its power to balance hormones, improve stress resistance and promote fertility. Try the combo of cocoa and spirulina in smoothies and raw treats. To learn more...
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Friday, 05 May 2017 06:00

Spinach Hemp Orange Salad

  Spinach goes so well with so many flavours. The bite of raw onion and radish, the sweet tang of orange, the sour of red wine vinegar and creamy taste of hemp hearts make a winning combo! This is a perfect side salad but you can make it into a meal when topped with your favourite protein.     Ingredients: 6 cups       spinach 2 large      organic oranges, chopped 1 large      green onion, chopped 1/4 cup     radishes, sliced thin 1 cup        cucumber, chopped 1/4 cup     hemp hearts (Click…
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Thursday, 30 March 2017 06:00

Cashew Sweet Potato Chicken

  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...
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Thursday, 27 April 2017 06:00

The Savory Anti-Inflammatory Trail Mix

  You don’t need to be trekking through the forest to enjoy a good trail mix. It is a great snack to have on hand any time you need an energy boost, whether you are on the go in the city or on a hike in the woods. The main recipe for this trail mix, from my book Slimming Meals That Heal, is savory, with the anti-inflammatory spices turmeric, coriander and cumin. The variation is a sweet one, with cinnamon, cacao and coconut sugar.    Ingredients: 2 tbsp  ...
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Tuesday, 28 March 2017 06:00

Lemon-Roasted Green Beans with Hazelnuts

  If you are bored of plain old green beans try this fresh twist on green beans amandine from my book Slimming Meals That Heal. Green beans possess strong anti-inflammatory properties due to their high levels of carotenoid phytonutrients beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin.  This recipe also works well when you substitute zucchini, asparagus or Brussels sprouts for the beans.   Ingredients: 1 tsp           organic olive oil 6 cups        green beans,...
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Friday, 10 March 2017 06:00

“Rawtella” Hot Chocolate

  A favourite from my second book, Slimming Meals That Heal, this tasty recipe is a great pre-workout beverage. Coconut butter and cocoa powder make this creamy, chocolaty treat a great drink that will be beneficial before or after your workout. Cocoa powder contains caffeine, which has been shown to delay the onset of muscle fatigue by helping the body use its fat stores as energy. Coconut butter is high in medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), which are rapidly absorbed by the...
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Wednesday, 09 March 2016 06:00

Discover The Health Benefits of Perilla

  Move over flax and chia, there is a new super food from Asia that will blow your mind! I first discovered it at authentic Japanese restaurants like Nami in Toronto who garnish their sushi with this beautiful broad leaf that has so much flavour, it is like a firework went off on the first bite!   Perilla (Perilla frutescens), commonly known as beefsteak plant, is native to the Himalayas and South-east Asia. It is part of the very large mint family, which has...
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Thursday, 23 March 2017 06:00

Hot Detox Banana Chia Pecan Muffins

My sister Lynn is allergic to eggs and she follows a paleo diet so muffins are usually off the menu. At one point she owned a bakery so muffins and cookies were a big part of her life. When she learned about substituting eggs with ground chia seeds, she went back into the kitchen to experiment. I think you will agree that her results are very tasty! For more information about chia, check out this link. For more informaiton about bananas, check out this link. ...
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Wednesday, 29 March 2017 06:00

Anti-Inflammatory Fish Chowder

  Why is this soup anti-inflammatory? The Job’s tears look and taste like barley but don’t contain the inflammatory protein gluten. They are a popular allergy remedy in Asia and studies on mice show that they can suppress allergic reactions and balance the immune system. Quinoa is rich in magnesium that helps to relax blood vessels and thereby to alleviate migraines. Magnesium also may reduce type 2 diabetes by promoting healthy blood sugar control. Spinach and mushrooms are an...
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Wednesday, 31 May 2017 06:00

Healing Salad In A Jar

  If you like to take a salad for lunch but don’t have time to prepare it in the morning, try this recipe for my book, Slimming Meals That Heal. By using a mason jar and putting the dressing in first, you can make salads ahead of time. When you are ready to eat, just give the salad a shake and enjoy. Feel free to change up the ingredients of the salad. Just remember to always place the greens at the top of the jar to keep them from coming into contact with the...
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