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Vanilla Coconut Chia Pudding

Most people crave comfort foods from time to time. What exactly is comfort food? According to the Oxford Dictionary: “Food that provides consolation or a feeling of well-being, typically having a high sugar or carbohydrate content and associated with childhood or home cooking” Sadly, most comfort foods are not healthy. It is interesting how we […]

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Sunny with a chance of strawberries

Hello, Sunshine! It finally feels safe to move that down parka into storage and dust off my sandals. The sun is shining, birds are singing, and new life is budding, blossoming and greening up all around us. This winter was no joke. Since some time in late 2013 I’ve found it really difficult to be creative in the kitchen. I’ve […]

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Boost Your Sex Drive! Recipe & tips for a healthy libido

“All I want for Christmas is my sex drive back.” A decreased sex drive is a common concern among people with high stress lifestyles. Many of us work long hours and deal with significant psychological stress on an ongoing basis. It’s only a matter of time before your desire can start to dwindle. Fear not! There […]

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Super Fly Pumpkin Pie

Super Fly Pumpkin Pie

You asked for it! The challenge: a healthy pumpkin pie made with only nourishing, whole food ingredients. The good news: it worked. I like a challenge but must be honest: at first I thought it couldn’t be done. I also thought, for a split second, why mess with pumpkin pie? Then I remembered the ingredients […]

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Wild Blueberry & Vanilla Ice Cream

Super Healthy & Delicious Homemade Ice Cream

I was at my local farmers market this weekend. I could not believe how much amazing local fresh fruit was available, everything from wild blueberries, apples, red grapes, and one of my favourites–peaches! I got a bit carried away buying fresh fruit. I figured worse case is that I freeze things for future consumption. Given […]

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Dairy-free Strawberry Rhubarb Ice Cream

Ice Cream!

It is almost officially summer, which means that it is ice cream season. While ice cream is certainly one of my favourite treats, enjoying it can be problematic. Here are the main issues faced with store bought ice cream: Dairy – many people are lactose intolerant or sensitive to dairy. Sugar – loaded with refined […]

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