Recipes (102)

26 Mar
I created this quick and delicious soup while on the run to one of my out-of-town lectures. I had 8 people in my team to feed and a few heads of cauliflower on hand! Necessity is the mother of invention. Amazing how something so simple can be such a bit hit! For more information on the nutritional benefits of cauliflower, click here.   Ingredients: 1                 head cauliflower, chopped 2                 onions chopped 1/2 tsp         organic garlic powder...
17 Mar
Kale chips make a great replacement for potato or corn chips when you are having a craving. One serving (2 cups) of these crispy delights and you are consuming 300 mg of calcium, or the equivalent of a full cup of milk. Kale has lower levels of oxalic acid, allowing its calcium to be more bioavailable than spinach. Ingredients: 2 heads (10 cups)         green curly kale, washed, large stems removed, torn into bite size pieces   'Cheese' Coating: 1 cup            ...
17 Mar
We all need a treat once in a while but white sugar and white flour can cause tremendous inflammation. It is important to stay clear of unhealthy fats and sugars by using whole foods. That is why I created this nutrient dense pie that is healthy enough to eat for breakfast.   Ingredients: Crust: 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 1 cup walnuts 1/4 tsp gray sea salt or pink rock salt 1/2 cup pitted Medjool dates Filling: 3 firm avocados 3 tbsp lime...
10 Mar
Can chicken soup really cure a cold? I won’t go so far as to claim it’s a miracle healer, but I will say that a good chicken soup can boost your immune system and improve your chances of beating a virus. For more information on how soup can help you with the symptoms of the common cold, click here.   Ingredients: 10 cups    organic chicken bone broth (see below for recipe to make at home) 2               large onions, chopped 4               cloves garlic,...
06 Mar
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 various infections and...
03 Mar
When talking to readers about their dietary concerns one of the first things they ask me about is breakfast or more specifically, breakfast cereal. For a large portion of the North American population, a bowl of cold breakfast cereal is a normal way to start the day. Bacon, eggs and toast might be an option for the weekend but people on the go want something quick and convenient. Problem is that convenience is one of the worst ways to start your day. The content of most cereals...
24 Feb
The recipe is from my book, Slimming Meals That Heal. It is creamy, slimming and easy to digest*. Serve with gluten free crackers, raw veggies or in a gluten-free salad wrap. Ingredients: 2                 1 lb eggplants  1                 small cloves garlic, chopped 3 tbsp         fresh lemon juice 2 tbsp         organic olive oil 1 tbsp         tahini 1 tsp           unrefined pink or grey salt 1/4 cup       fresh mint, loosely packed 1/4 cup...
23 Feb
Hemp is brimming with stress busting nutrients. Many women use hemp hearts to help with hormonal imbalances that cause menopausal symptoms including hot flashes and depression. It is also helpful for PMS symptoms due to its GLA and magnesium content. Hemp’s zinc content is also fantastic to assure healthy hormone production. This recipe is warming and soothing on a cold winter day. It also is packed with stress busting nutrition.    Ingredients: 1 tsp          ...
17 Feb
I don’t know about you but regular pancakes made with refined white flour and sugar used to send my blood sugar soaring causing me to crash and burn - hitting the wall before I even got to lunch! These delicious coconut pancakes are packed with protein and sweetened with applesauce and stevia so that you can feel energized all morning. Coconut flour is a terrific slimming substitute for wheat flour because it is gluten-free, high in fibre, high in protein and low in...
15 Feb
I came up with this ultra-simple, but super-satisfying recipe one day when I had a crown of broccoli in the fridge and a house full of hungry people. I threw everything into the blender, and out came a delicious soup that fed everyone in a healthy fashion. Broccoli has an impressive nutritional profile. It benefits digestion, the cardiovascular system and the immune system, and has anti-inflammatory and cancer-preventing properties.    Ingredients: 4 cups...

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