Author: healthycomforts

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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The Best Baked, Crispy Wings Ever!

A simple recipe for baked drumsticks and wings has always been a go-to for our busy weeknights. These baked drumsticks come out tasting crispy and delicious. Best of all, they’re nut, gluten and dairy free!

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Make Your Own Dairy-Free “Cream Cheese”

I really enjoy a good challenge when it comes to exploring new ways to re-create a classic comfort food. This week has been about making a dairy free “cream cheese”, something that I’ve been wanting to do for a very long time.

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Immune Boosting Shot of Goodness!

Here’s a really great recipe to help boost your immune system, it’s easy to make and paleo friendly. It has everything you need to raise your immune system, fight off viruses and it’s jam packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. A little shot with a big zing. ⁣

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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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