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16 Jul
  This wrap is perfect as a replacement for sandwich bread. I love it with every filling imaginable. Try sprouts and a pickled vegetable (ideally fermented) with your choice of protein. You may eventually want to double the recipe, especially if you own a larger dehydrator, once you realize you can’t live without these! Flaxseeds are an unparalleled source of lignans, which balance the hormones. They are also an excellent source of omega-3 essential fatty acids and a good source...
16 Jul
A salad without dressing is almost unthinkable. But often your healthy bowl of greens is not well served by commercial dressings filled with unhealthy ingredients such as white sugar, white vinegar, poor quality refined oils, GMOs and a load of preservatives and flavour enhancers.    Ingredients To Avoid Polysorbate 60: Short for polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan monostearate, this emulsifier is widely used in the food industry. Made of corn, palm oil and petroleum, this...
12 Jul
The hazelnuts (and hemp seeds in the mayo, if using) provide a good amount of vitamin E in one meal, which is wonderful for nourishing your adrenal glands. Adrenals are among the organs that store vitamin E, an important nutrient that fights stress. Vitamin E also restores glutathione levels in the liver, which is important for detoxification.   Ingredients:    Salad: 2 cups     thinly sliced fennel (or use celery if fennel is unavailable) 2⁄3...
11 Jul
  Enjoy ginger tea any time your stomach is upset or when you are experiencing sore joints. If you’re in a rush, you can use a tea bag, but it’s always a good idea to stock your fridge (or freezer) with fresh ginger. In herbal medicine, ginger promotes the elimination of digestive stress as well as relaxing and soothing the throat. Both the lemon and the ginger are rich sources of antioxidants that inhibit inflammation.   First, make a strong ginger decoction: 1/4...
07 Jul
Move over ice-cream! If cravings are keeping you looking in the fridge at night, skip the sugar-packed ice cream and try some organic coconut yogurt instead. The slow-digesting fats found in coconut yogurt will keep you from getting hungry in the middle of the night. Pro-biotic bacteria in the yogurt also helps to reduce anxiety that is sure to help you get more shuteye! Science tells us that the darker the food, the higher the antioxidant level. Antioxidants are to the body,...
06 Jul
Nothing cools you down on a hot summer’s day like a slushy. Fortunately, they are easy to make, so you can avoid the artificial ingredients that come with your corner store variety. Lemons, limes, blueberries and cherries are naturally detoxifying, immune supportive and anti-inflammatory so you are sure to feed your body while cooling down. If you are following the Hot Detox program, this recipe can be made as a lovely lemonade at room temperature by using 2 cups of water...
03 Jul
  Watermelons are the perfect post-workout snack! Not only are watermelons 92% water, they are also packed with magnesium and potassium. Magnesium and potassium are often lost in our sweat during exercise along with sodium and need to be replenished immediately. Potassium and magnesium are known as electrolytes because they help carry the electrical signals in the body and allow our muscles to contract and relax.   This recipe is perfect for a hot summer night! Remember...
02 Jul
  This is the tasty treat I created for the Marilyn Denis show segment I did on the benefits of honey.    Couple quick facts about honey:   Though raw honey contains a significant amount of sugar, it consists of two simple types of sugars (glucose and fructose), which are absorbed at different rates in the body. This allows for raw honey to have a lower glycemic index, which makes it safer for diabetics than regular sugar when used in small...
26 Jun
Just in time for Canada Day, this his raw ‘cheese’ cake is a delightful contribution to a potluck! It can be topped with any type of fresh fruit or your favourite fruit sauce. Ingredients: Crust: 2 1/2 cups    walnuts or pecans 1/4 tsp          sea salt 1/4 cup         honey (or maple syrup if you want to make a vegan pie) 1 tsp             ground cinnamon   Filling: 4 cups          cashews (soaked for at least 2 hours and drained) 1/2 cup         honey 1/2...
20 Jun
Spinach is the perfect way to green-up your summer menu. Unlike many leafy greens, spinach is sweet and easy to use in any recipe, which is why it’s so popular.  This recipe is perfect for the whole family. It makes a lovely holiday meal that is quick and easy anti-inflammatory breakfast. It is also a perfect appetizer. Cut into 2-inch x 2-inch bites and serve!    Ingredients: 1 cup           green onion, sliced 2 cups         organic baby spinach 1 cup      ...