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Wednesday, 08 November 2017 09:00

How I Broke Free Of My Sugar Addiction

  Do you feel addicted to sugar? It is so seductive that scientists have recently revealed through brain scans that our brain lights up when it eats sugar in a similar way when taking strong drugs like cocaine! The World Health Organization recommends you eat less than 6 tsp of sugar per day. If you eat more, you are not alone, and there is a way out of sugar prison! I used to be addicted to sugar and flour and finally figured out how to break up with my refined food habit for...
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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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Wednesday, 27 September 2017 10:10

Could You Have A Hormonal Heart Attack?

  Recently I had a medical scare. My doctor was concerned that I might have had a hormonal heart attack. I know that will be shocking for most people due to my lack of inflammation and vibrant health. I am currently writing an ebook about what happened. Click here to get on the notification list and we will let you know when it is ready to share.   When my doctor looked at me and told me that he thought I may have suffered from a SCAD (Spontaneous Coronary Artery...
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Friday, 18 August 2017 06:00

Hot Detox Beet Bop Salad

  Beets are one of the best plant sources of betalains, which are potent anti-inflammatory phytochemicals that decrease the risk of heart disease and conditions associated with chronic inflammation. Pea sprouts are high in beta-carotene and vitamin A. Retinol, which is an active form of vitamin A, plays a pivotal role in the development of immune cells, which fight off the foreign invaders that cause inflammation. For more information about the health benefits of beets, click...
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Tuesday, 25 July 2017 06:00

Hot Detox Super Guac

  I’ve taken many trips to Cozumel, Mexico, to scuba dive in the spectacular coral reefs, and one of my favourite post-dive foods is guacamole. Avocados contain high levels of monounsaturated fats, phytos-terols and antioxidants like vitamin E, vitamin C and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). EGCG is a polyphenol that helps with detoxification and reduces inflammation. Read more here about the health benefits of avocado.   Ingredients: 2 medium       ripe avocados...
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Friday, 06 October 2017 06:00

Hot Detox Pretty Purple Sauerkraut

  Sauerkraut is sour because of lacto-fermentation, a process in which probiotic bacteria break down the cabbage. A serving of sauerkraut gives you a powerful dose of these healthy probiotics, which aid digestion, and research has found raw sauerkraut prevents cancer cells from forming. It contains sulfur-containing compounds known as glucosinolates, which help the liver eliminate excess estrogen and xenoestrogen. I use purple cabbage because it also contains anthocyanins, a...
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Wednesday, 08 November 2017 08:00

Gluten-Free Ginger Bread Cookies

  Spice up your holidays with these all natural ginger bread cookies. I call these Genny’s Gingers because I created them for my ginger loving grandma, Geneva. She loved ginger bread cookies anytime of year but these are perfect for the holiday season.   Ingredients: 1/2 cup     almond butter* 2 tsp         ground ginger 1 tbsp       ground cinnamon 2 cups      almond meal (also known as almond flour) 1 tbsp       ground flax meal 6 tbsp    ...
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Thursday, 05 October 2017 06:00

The Best No-Bake Pumpkin Pie Ever!

  Pumpkin pie is a favourite in our house at Thanksgiving so my sister Lynn Daniluk came up with a version that tasted as good as the original but without all the sugar. This no-bake pie will be a hit at your dinner table and it won’t take up any prime real estate in the oven of a busy holiday kitchen!    Ingredients:   Crust: 2 cups    pecans 2 tbsp     honey 1/8 tsp    pink rock OR grey sea salt 1/2 tsp    cinnamon   Filling: 3...
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  Whole Roasted Garlic   Garlic is a strong anti-biotic but if eaten raw can be a bit harsh on the stomach for some people. Roasting garlic makes it taste sweeter and easier to digest. Garlic is loaded with sulfur, a mineral that helps rid the body of toxins. Low levels of sulfur reduces the production of glutathione, a key molecule for the removal of heavy metals from the body.   Ingredients: 4            whole garlic heads 1/2 tsp   pink rock or grey...
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  You will love the fresh, zesty Mediterranean flavour created by Chef Ezra Title in this versatile raw tomato sauce. I have paired it with kelp noodles—at only 7 calories a cup, they are a fantastic, low-carbohydrate, wheat-free alternative to pasta and other noodles. One of the great benefits of kelp noodles is that they contain iodine. Iodine is a trace mineral and essential nutrient that plays a key role in metabolism and thyroid function. If you can’t locate kelp noodles,...
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