Displaying items by tag: Julie Daniluk Transformation Program | #MealsThatHeal
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 06:00

Pina Colada Vegan Gello

  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       ...
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Monday, 18 December 2017 06:00

Festive Chocolate Cranberry Seed Bark

This recipe is good for both your heart and your sweethearts! The chocolate, cranberries and seeds all have heart healthy power. This fun recipe takes only minutes to make and really looks impressive.   Ingredients: 375 g       unsweetened organic, fair-trade baking chocolate, chopped into small pieces 1/4 cup    fruit juice sweetened, dried cranberries or blueberries 1/3 cup    seeds of your choice (pumpkin, hemp, sunflower, flax) 20 drops  liquid...
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Wednesday, 29 November 2017 06:00

Sugar-Free Cranberry Sauce

  This recipe is from my second book, Slimming Meals That Heal. It is a perfect compliment to a low carb holiday meal.   To watch me make this recipe, check out my Meals That Heal TV segment on my Facebook Live Video Stream.   Cranberries are an amazing food! For all the facts on cranberries check out these benefits here.   Ingredients: 2 cups           fresh cranberries, rinsed 30-40 drops  stevia liquid  (to taste) 1/2 tsp          ...
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Friday, 24 November 2017 06:00

The Great Canadian Hemp Cookie!

  This fan favourite from my book Hot Detox, is super high in protein. It is also very soothing and easy to make. Follow the directions closely! Yes, this is a real photo of how they look when they are made according to the directions.    Ingredients: 2 tbsp    coconut butter (use coconut oil if butter is unavailable) 2/3 cup  raw honey 2 large   eggs 2 cups   hemp hearts 2 cups   coconut, shredded 1 tbsp    ground flax 2 tsp    ...
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Tuesday, 06 February 2018 06:00

Holistic Supports For Food Poisoning

  Have you ever experienced food poisoning? While Alan and I were on tour last year on the West Coast of Canada we enjoyed wonderful food and time with family and friends. Unfortunately poor Alan ate some fresh oysters and suffered food poisoning. Having almost died from food poisoning in Thailand (you can watch my story here), I take this very seriously and have tremendous empathy for the terrible nausea, vomiting and fever. He was so nauseous on the plane and when we finally...
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Monday, 04 December 2017 06:00

Natural Remedies For GERD Or Heartburn

  If you are worried about heartburn this holiday season, bookmark this page! GERD (Gastro-intestinal reflux disorder) or more commonly known as acid reflux or heartburn, is a chronic digestive disorder that occurs when the acidic content of the stomach flows backward up into the esophagus. We all experienced this at some point in life – the burning sensation felt in our chest.     I like to look at heartburn/acid reflux not as a disorder, but as a clue that...
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Tuesday, 27 February 2018 06:00

Fermented Foods For A Healthy Gut

    You want a secret to preserving your health? It turns out that the traditional methods of preserving food is teaming with health benefits. People the world over have enjoyed fermented foods for its tangy flavour well before refrigeration keep food from spoiling. Being Ukrainian, I was raised watching my grandma making sauerkraut from scratch. Indians enjoy a pre-dinner yogurt drink called lassi. All of Asia enjoys pickled fermentations of cabbage, turnips, cucumbers,...
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Saturday, 03 March 2018 06:00

Shiitake Mushroom Soup

Shiitake mushrooms are effective in protecting liver cells from toxins. Considering the liver is our major detox organ, it’s a great idea to give it the help it needs by including shiitake into our diet. Fresh shiitakes are becoming a common supermarket item, while dried ones are usually available in natural food stores. They have a meaty texture and add lots of flavour to gravy, soups and stir-fries. For more information on medicinal mushrooms such as shiitake, click here. ...
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Thursday, 23 March 2017 05:00

Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia! Vegetarian Seed Power!

Not only do chia seeds make a festive pet, they’re exceptionally good plant-based sources of protein, calcium, magnesium, and inflammation-fighting antioxidants. (1) A member of the mint family, Salvia hispanica is an Aztec super grain that boasts the highest known whole-food source of dietary fibre. The word "chia" is derived from the word chian that means oily for good reason. More than half the calories in chia come from the anti-inflammatory fat, the plant omega 3 called...
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Something we hear a lot of these days is “Don’t eat white foods” or “Avoid white bread, white pasta, white rice and sugar.” And so, with our new-found focus on eating a rainbow of veggies, it’s easy to lose sight of foods that are naturally white and incredibly good for us. A great example of this is cauliflower. As a nutritionist, I love cauliflower for its nutritional value, but as a cook I love that it is so versatile! It can be puréed for a dairy substitute in a soup, it can...
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