Healthy Eating & Recipes

The Cure for Peanut Allergies

Guest post by Dr. Bobby Parmar, Naturopathic Physician. The original post can be found here. We all either have or know someone with food allergies. As someone who used to have a lot of allergies this topic is a big one for me. Peanut allergies are still some of the...

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Super Smoothie

This smoothie contains all of the essential elements of a balanced super smoothie - high quality protein, greens, good fat, spices, natural sweetener, and a superfood. With the exception of the gelatin powder, it contains only whole foods so that your body can...

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Herbal Smoothie

This winter season, I have given a new twist to my smoothies. To help combat colds and flu, I have been adding immune-boosting herbs to my smoothies. Not only do these smoothies have cold and flu-fighting properties, they also keep us hydrated, which is also very...

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Homemade Granola

My usual go-to cereal is my ultimate cereal mix. However, if I'm in the moody for something with a bit more crunch, then I have this homemade granola mix. It is made from a recipe adapted from Elizabeth Rider. Buying granola from a store can be expensive, especially...

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Sugar-Free Chocolate Coconut Balls

These sugar-free chocolate coconut balls are perfect for the holiday season to help you satisfy your sweet tooth and chocolate cravings while avoiding refined sugar and gluten. They are loaded with chocolate, are naturally sweetened, and are free of gluten and dairy....

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Homemade Traditional Oyster Sauce

In my last foodie post, I shared why store-bought oyster sauce is not so healthy for us (hint: a large part has to do with the MSG or monosodium glutamate that is typically found in it). I also shared my vegan MSG-free, soy-free oyster sauce recipe, which I make more...

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Homemade MSG-Free, Soy-Free, Vegan Oyster Sauce

In many Asian dishes, you'll find oyster sauce is used to enhance the flavour of the dishes. But store-bought oyster sauce typically has MSG (or monosodium glutamate), which excites and increases the sensitivity of our taste buds so that we think the food we are...

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Chinese Sweet Potato Ginger Dessert Soup

Growing up in a Chinese family, my mom often made a sweet potato ginger dessert soup. It's perfect for the winter weather, adding some spice and warmth to a chilly day or evening. It's also great for boosting your immunity during the cold and flu season. Sweet...

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Cauliflower, Chickpea and Arugula Salad

This is a wonderful summer salad. I put this recipe together this week using arugula and cherry tomatoes from our garden and it was so refreshing. Even though our arugula was on the more mature side, the peppery taste was a great addition to the salad. Those who want...

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