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24 May
Dandelion greens are amazing for their nutrient-packed goodness and liver/kidney cleansing properties, but it is tough to get folks hooked on their bitterness. That’s not a problem with this wilted salad. The blueberries add sweetness, the pine nuts lend richness and crunch to the bitter dandelion greens, and the honey brings it all together. It’s easy, nutritious, and is the perfect antidote for our little overindulgences!


   Ingredients: 2-3 tbsp         coconut...
17 May
  You will love the fresh, zesty Mediterranean flavour in this versatile raw tomato sauce. I have paired it with konjac noodles—at only 33 calories a cup, they are a fantastic, low-carbohydrate, wheat-free alternative to pasta and other noodles. If you can’t locate konjac noodles at your local health food store, you can substitute the zucchini noodles from this recipe.   Ingredients: 3 cups      chopped Roma tomatoes  3 tbsp       apple cider vinegar 3      ...
10 May
  Need a healthy decadent chocolate treat to win over your friends? This special occasion vegan recipe is a delightful addition to a birthday party or festive celebration such as Mother's Day!   Ingredients:    For the crust: 1 + 1/4 cup    almonds or pecans 1 + 1/4 cup    shredded coconut 2 tbsp            coconut oil, melted 1 tbsp            cocao powder  2 tbsp            honey or coconut syrup Pinch             unrefined...
07 May
  The Anti-inflammatory superheroes Ginger and Turmeric are botanically related. The yellow in turmeric is so powerful it stains everything as you can see from the cutting board. It is all worth it as it fights cancer cells and reduces pain. For more information about Turmeric click here. For more information about Ginger, click here.  Ingredients: 1 cup    unsweetened hemp or coconut beverage (Try my homemade coconut beverage recipe.) 1 tsp     turmeric,...
04 May
  This diary-free recipe is for kids who love processed cheese pasta. I have matched the flavour profile so close even fussy kids will love my faux 'cheeze' sauce.  
Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups       thinly sliced carrots 1 cup               water 1/3 cup            coconut milk 3/4 cup            nutritional yeast flakes 1 1/2 tsp          pink rock or grey sea salt 1 1/2 tbsp        yellow mustard 1/4 cup            organic olive oil 2...
03 May
  This recipe is a fan favourite from my show Healthy Gourmet! For more information on the health benefits of Asparagus and Avocado, click the links.   Ingredients:  2 bunches            asparagus 1                          mango, diced 1                          avocado, diced 1 head                 butter lettuce, cleaned and ripped ½                         red onion, sliced thin   Dressing: ½                      ...
02 May
This energizing yet detoxifying soup is super fast and easy and yet it tastes gourmet! Celery contains a phytonutrient called polyacetylene, which has been shown to provide relief from inflammation-rooted conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Ingredients: 2 cups             chopped beets 1 cup               chopped apple 2 cups             chopped celery 2 cloves           garlic, chopped 2 cups             chopped carrots 4 cups    ...
28 Apr
  This popular Chinese green vegetable is a member of the cabbage family but resembles romaine lettuce more than the standard coleslaw ingredient. In this stir-fry recipe, this green veggie—paired with shiitake mushrooms, a sweet Asian dressing and lots of red pepper—takes on a sweetness without dominating.    Ingredients: 1 tbsp        organic coconut oil 1              onion, coarsely chopped 4              garlic cloves, coarsely chopped 1 tbsp      ...
25 Apr
  Having a chocolate craving but can’t find a treat without cane sugar or dairy? Here’s the answer for you! Ingredients ½ cup     coconut oil ½ cup     raw cocao powder 3 tbsp     honey or coconut syrup ½ tsp      vanilla extract or mint extract   Optional Toppings: nuts, coconut, cinnamon, coarse sea salt, dried fruit. Pour over fruit in ice cube trays for a fancy look!   Directions: 1. Gently melt coconut oil in a saucepan over...
11 Apr
  Here is a vegetarian version of gell-o that contains kudzu, a wonderful thickening agent; combined with agar flakes, kudzu creates a perfect gell-o every time. Kudzu root contains a flavonoid called puerarin, which has been shown to help with headaches, high blood pressure or muscular tension; it also stabilizes blood sugar.   The agar in this recipe comes from seaweed that grows on the rocky areas in the tidal waters of Japan.   Ingredients: 1 cup       ...