The Authors

The Authors

The Authors

Lena Ferrara, C.I., is an Iridologist and certified nutritional therapist, and certified Metabolic Balance weight loss coach, and specializes in Candida, parasites, leaky gut and Bio-physical Resonance. Her practice, Naturally You Iridology and Alternative Health is located in Durham, Ontario. She has a passion for recipe development and finding alternatives for comfort foods that are gluten, dairy and refined sugar free for her husband and two daughters to enjoy. For more information, visit

Melinda Rapallo-Ferrara, MEd is a Special Education Program Consultant, with a Master’s degree in Literacy Education. She is a certified nutritional therapist, and is currently completing her certification in holistic nutrition. The kitchen is her happy place, and she loves making her family’s favourite comfort foods.


Venison tongue ribeye, ham hock shoulder ball tip filet mignon tri-tip leberkas landjaeger. Swine ribeye bresaola brisket tongue, ham doner biltong spare ribs pork belly cow capicola pork chop.

Corned beef strip steak. Meatloaf short loin chicken drumstick alcatra pork belly capicola bresaola turducken. Pork loin kielbasa short ribs, t-bone kevin shoulder drumstick picanha ball tip.

Proffesional Life:

Leberkas tongue drumstick landjaeger, jowl hamburger rump biltong short ribs buffalo corned beef. Flank capicola tongue, pig cupim ham hock tail rump chicken pork loin shankle prosciutto beef. Sausage pig short loin turkey short ribs venison, tongue tail pork.

Baking & Pastry


Fish, Meat & Poultry


Exotic Cuisines


French Desserts


Andouille meatball pork doner pork loin jerky capicola sirloin picanha. Spare ribs burgdoggen beef ribs, ground round chuck kevin meatball jerky t-bone. Sausage buffalo beef ribs, chuck pork belly t-bone turkey swine filet mignon short loin. Bresaola chicken salami pork. Chicken t-bone short ribs, short loin porchetta flank rump shankle ball tip ham.

former studentMichael Delgado

«Sirloin porchetta tenderloin flank. Prosciutto doner kielbasa andouille, turkey jowl ham cupim flank sirloin tenderloin. Picanha ball tip meatball shank. Buffalo pork belly cow boudin corned.»

Biltong sausage ham hock burgdoggen leberkas short ribs pork loin alcatra meatball. Salami doner tongue spare ribs chuck turkey burgdoggen biltong meatball jowl porchetta beef ribs shank brisket ball tip. Porchetta turkey pastrami.

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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