Recipes (161)

13 Apr
This recipe was developed by my nephew Kaydn as a special holiday treat. It is a cross between a frozen chocolate ice-cream and a dark fudge brownie. Everyone raves about it at our parties. Keep it frozen and allow it to thaw for about 5 minutes just prior to serving. This will make the slicing easier.   Ingredients: 398ml can     coconut milk, full-fat 1 tsp              pink sea salt 1 tbs              organic vanilla extract 1/2 cup          raw...
12 Apr
  Eggs have been a controversial topic over the years. So many people are frightened to eat them, but are they really that bad for us?   
With an active lifestyle there is no need to fear eating eggs. We have decades of clinical research demonstrating no link between egg consumption and an increased risk of heart disease! Despite popular belief, eggs are actually a low-calorie food, about 80 calories each. The yolk of an egg contains a considerable amount of cholesterol...
07 Apr
  Wild leeks, commonly known as ramps, are quickly becoming a culinary delicacy in the Northern Hemisphere. With a flavour best described as 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 grow in old woods and ravines, so if you are lucky enough to find a growth area, you can keep going back...
04 Apr
  I won’t go so far as to claim that chicken soup is a miracle healer, but I will say that a good soup can boost your immune system and improve your chances of beating a virus. Chicken soup is a fantastic weapon when a cold or a flu bug is knocking you around.      Nine Healthy Reasons To Make This Chicken Soup   
1. Shiitake mushrooms contain lentinan, an active compound that can boost your immune system, making it stronger and more capable of fighting...
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...
29 Mar
  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...
28 Mar
  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,...
24 Mar
Pudding for breakfast? Sure! Everything about this pudding healthy, nutritious and anti-inflammatory. It is also fun way to start the day. Click here for more info on raw chocolate. For more info on chia, click here.   Ingredients: 4 tbs            whole chia seeds 1/3 cup        hot water 1 tbs            raw coco powder 2 tbs            raw honey 3 tbs            hemp hearts 1/2 cup        raspberries (fresh or thawed frozen) few drops  ...
23 Mar
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. ...
21 Mar
  My husband, Alan, went to Italy with an exchange program when he was in high school. While he was there, his surrogate Italian mother taught him how to make the best lasagna you can imagine. I re-created that famous recipe in my book Slimming Meals That Heal, keeping the flavour but cutting the carbs and high-fat cheese. I use zucchini in place of wheat pasta and the result is not only delicious, it’s healthy! The presence of anti-inflammatory carotenoids like lutein,...

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