Recipes (172)

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,...
20 Mar
  The avocado, hazelnuts, flax or hemp oil in this recipe provide all the vitamin E your adrenals could want in one meal. Your adrenals store the highest concentration of vitamin E of all your organs, which shows the importance of this antioxidant for maintaining stress resilience.   This delicious salad delivers the medicinal properties of umeboshi plums, which have been used as digestive and adrenal tonics in Asian traditional medicine for centuries. Umeboshi plums,...
16 Mar
  In case you experience the effects of any St. Patrick's Day celebrations, I have the remedy for you! If you have a sensitive tummy, it’s best to avoid smoothies with frozen bananas. Hemp Hearts can add creaminess instead. They’re a rich source of iron, perfect for keeping your iron levels at an optimal level, and hypoallergenic.      Ingredients: 1 cup           filtered water or non-dairy milk 2 cups         cubed pineapple 2 tbsp          Hemp...
14 Mar
  A tasty recipe from my new book, Hot Detox, this soup is traditionally prepared in India for people with digestive troubles. Carrots contain a phytonutrient called falcarinol, currently being researched for its ability to fight intestinal cancer. The vanilla, ginger and cinnamon make this soup so comforting, you will want to make it again and again. Click here to learn more about my new book.   Ingredients: 4 cups             thinly sliced carrots 3 cups    ...
13 Mar
  A fan favourite from my new book Hot Detox, this recipe is great for breakfast, lunch or dinner! The artichokes contain a substance that can increase the protective mucus that lines the stomach. That is, artichokes can keep the acids that break down our food from creating holes (ulcers) in the stomach lining. Artichokes, leeks, asparagus, arugula and herbs all help to cleanse the liver and bowel. Perfect for your detox! Click here to learn more about my new book!   ...
10 Mar
  A favourite from my second book, Slimming Meals That Heal, this tasty recipe is a great pre-workout beverage. Coconut butter and cocoa powder make this creamy, chocolaty treat a great drink that will be beneficial before or after your workout. Cocoa powder contains caffeine, which has been shown to delay the onset of muscle fatigue by helping the body use its fat stores as energy. Coconut butter is high in medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), which are rapidly absorbed by the...
06 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...
01 Mar
  Do you think fermenting your own yogurt feels too much like a science experience? The good news is it is easier than you think. A few simple ingredients and you will find yourself saving lots of money and improving your digestion!   A delicious drink made by fermenting coconut milk in milk kefir grains for a short period of time. This is rich in many strains of healthy probiotic bacteria and yeast.    Ingredients: 1 packet       milk kefir grains. I suggest...

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