Month: March 2020

Pizza…the Ultimate Comfort Food!

When we are faced with uncertainty, stress and fear, we tend to gravitate towards junk food. ⁣When we think of 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘵𝘩𝘺 𝘧𝘰𝘰𝘥, we aren’t necessarily thinking pizza, yet there is way to make delicious, comforting and satisfying pizza with alternative ingredients that delivers all the flavour and none of the guilt. ⁣

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Keeping a Healthy Pantry During a Quarantine

Having a healthy pantry is always a good idea, but especially important right now during these uncertain times. Knowing you have a stocked pantry, fridge and freezer will give you the freedom to prepare nutrient dense foods to support your immune system while you hunker down.
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Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Turkey Meatball Soup

Despite the calendar telling us that it is officially spring, I’m not sure if I believe it! The cold air always leaves us feeling with a desire for a warm, nourishing meal. This Turkey Meatball Soup is an easy recipe to make when the family is craving soup.

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New Year Evolution

Instead of setting New Year’s resolutions, let’s talk evolutions.  With another new year just around the corner, it’s easy to fall into the resolution TRAP – where we make a resolution in January, only to let it fall by the wayside a few weeks later.
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Cauliflower Rice Salad with Avocado and Lime Vinaigrette

We’ve taken a paleo approach to the beloved quinoa salad. We’ve replaced cauliflower rice for the quinoa and loaded it up with fresh vegetables, creamy avocado and a delicious lime vinaigrette. It’s light, refreshing and makes a perfect side. ⁣
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Gut Health & You

Growing up in Italian families, food was always the center of attention. We celebrated holidays, birthdays and other special occasions where our favourite comfort foods were central to our celebrations. We prepare wholesome food, out of a desire to love and nurture our loved ones and ourselves. We could have the best intentions and thinking that we are eating well, but our choices can compromise the gut.

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Mushroom Coffee with Stevia & Monk Fruit Natural Sweetener

Everyone needs a little sweetness in their life, but having a sweet tooth can have a detrimental effect on our health in so many ways. That’s why finding a natural sweetener with a low glycemic index is important for us as it doesn’t raise blood sugar levels and contains no carbs.

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Tasty Tuna Salad Recipe -A Quick Lunch Option

Labour day weekend means back to school and for many of us, back to work. This tasty tuna salad recipe is a quick and simple recipe to prepare. Add it to a lettuce wrap, gluten free macaroni, or bread for an enjoyable lunch.

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Healthy Comforts – A collection of over 150 recipes that are free from gluten, dairy, grains, soy and refined sugar. By Lena Ferrara, C.I. and Melinda Rapallo-Ferrara, MEd.

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