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Wednesday, 15 November 2017 06:00

Hot Detox Messy Gingered Sweet Potatoes

  Are you missing hash browns? These golden jewels made with sweet potatoes are great with eggs for a tasty weekend brunch. The coconut oil will increase the absorption of the beta-carotene, which becomes vitamin A in the liver and protects the lungs, skin and digestive tract. The ginger and cinnamon give a nice tropical twist and warm up the dish beautifully. The Herbamare seasons this dish to perfection! To enter the Herbamare Prize Pack Giveaway click here. Winner will be...
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Wednesday, 18 October 2017 06:00

Hot Detox Beet Cashew Dip

This dip is much easier to digest than hummus and will crush cravings quickly. The beets are incredibly energizing, so make sure to include this bright red dip for lunches and snacks when you need an extra boost. Ingredients: 1 cup           raw cashews 1 cup           raw sunflower seeds 2 cups         filtered water, for soaking the nuts and seeds 2 cups         cooked sliced beets 1⁄2 cup        organic lemon juice 1⁄2 cup        extra virgin olive...
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Wednesday, 18 October 2017 10:00

Fun Food Hacks!

  Need a couple of ripe bananas for a recipe but the ones on your counter are very green? Are your salad greens expiring in the fridge before you remember to eat them? How do you poach 12 eggs for company all at once? Check out these fun food hacks to learn more. To watch my segment on the Marilyn Denis Show, click here.        Hack #1:  Quickly Ripen A Banana OR Avocado   Ever wanted to make a recipe that calls for a banana or avocado but you only...
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Thursday, 22 March 2018 06:00

Nutritious Sprout Salad

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    ...
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Nothing cools you down on a hot summer’s day like a slushy. Fortunately, they are easy to make, so you can avoid the artificial ingredients that come with your corner store variety. Lemons, limes, blueberries and cherries are naturally detoxifying, immune supportive and anti-inflammatory so you are sure to feed your body while cooling down. If you are following the Hot Detox program, this recipe can be made as a lovely lemonade at room temperature by using 2 cups of water...
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Friday, 27 January 2017 06:00

Spinach Sweet Potato Frittata

Spinach is the perfect way to green-up your summer menu. Unlike many leafy greens, spinach is sweet and easy to use in any recipe, which is why it’s so popular.  This recipe is perfect for the whole family. It makes a lovely holiday meal that is quick and easy anti-inflammatory breakfast. It is also a perfect appetizer. Cut into 2-inch x 2-inch bites and serve!    Ingredients: 1 cup           green onion, sliced 2 cups         organic baby spinach 1 cup      ...
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Thursday, 22 February 2018 06:00

Thyme: A Healing Herb

It is time for thyme to take a front seat in cooking. Thyme comes from a Greek word that means courage. While climbing the cliffs of Greece last year, I could see thyme growing out of the jagged landscape and understood why it has become such a popular spice in Greek Food. This small delicate herb is as hearty as a Spartan. It grows easily in rough terrain and has a long history of healing. The essential oil in thyme is a powerful antiseptic and soldiers would bathe in thyme tea to...
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Saturday, 03 March 2018 06:00

Shiitake Mushroom Soup

Shiitake mushrooms are effective in protecting liver cells from toxins. Considering the liver is our major detox organ, it’s a great idea to give it the help it needs by including shiitake into our diet. Fresh shiitakes are becoming a common supermarket item, while dried ones are usually available in natural food stores. They have a meaty texture and add lots of flavour to gravy, soups and stir-fries. For more information on medicinal mushrooms such as shiitake, click here. ...
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Sunday, 17 June 2018 06:00

Spirulina: The King Of Superfoods

Spirulina could be called the “King of the Superfoods”. It has some of the most concentrated nutrients you can find per ounce than almost any other food on the planet. But before jumping on the Spirulina bandwagon, there are a few things you should know. Spirulina grows naturally in a few alkaline lakes around the world and has been harvested for thousands of years. The Aztecs & Mayans harvested it from lakes in the Central and South American regions. It is still grown and...
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Something we hear a lot of these days is “Don’t eat white foods” or “Avoid white bread, white pasta, white rice and sugar.” And so, with our new-found focus on eating a rainbow of veggies, it’s easy to lose sight of foods that are naturally white and incredibly good for us. A great example of this is cauliflower. As a nutritionist, I love cauliflower for its nutritional value, but as a cook I love that it is so versatile! It can be puréed for a dairy substitute in a soup, it can...
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