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Weekly Round-Up: Easy Recipes, Safe Coconut Oil & Healthy Fats

Happy Friday everyone! Here are a couple easy healthy recipes, and health tips that I want to share with you from my week: Easy Avocado & Olive Oil Pasta My husband was out last night, and I didn’t feel like cooking, but I still wanted something healthy – tricky situation. I looked in my fridge, […]

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Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Pizza is one of my fave foods, and I’ll admit, I do have frozen or delivery from time to time, but there are healthier alternatives out there. The other night I finally made the infamous cauliflower crust pizza, and I was pleasantly surprised. Of course its not as convenient has throwing a pie in the […]

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Purple Power Detox Smoothie

I’m not an advocate of diets, but I do believe that some people can benefit from a period of detoxification. This is always a popular subject in January because most of us have indulged over the holiday season – refined sugar & fat from holidays sweets, deep-fried, fatty & processed appetizers, alcohol – and as […]

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Healthy Holiday Gift Basket

Gift baskets are a great gift idea, but most of them are full of bad for you treats. I searched some popular holiday gift basket items, and came up with healthy alternatives to help you put together a healthy holiday gift basket! Zavida Organica Coffee: 1 cup of coffee per day actually has many healthy […]

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Healthy Holiday Brunch Recipe: Potato & Spinach Frittata

Photo Source Regular potatoes have a bad reputation as being a bad carb that you should avoid. This actually isn’t true. Potatoes have a lot of great health benefits: – They’re rich in vitamins & minerals such as vitamin C, calcium, B vitamins and potassium – They’re also a great source of antioxidants and phytonutrients. […]

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Coconut Muffins

With fall just around the corner, here’s another guest post from my favourite gluten-free guru Sarah Berneche. Her muffin recipe is the perfect healthy breakfast or snack to get me in the mood for fall – can’t wait to try them! I know you don’t want to face it –  I don’t even want to […]

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Crunchy Buckwheat Granola

John and I had a great time in Barbados last week. I love that island. It’s always hot and sunny, and it’s the perfect temperature at night. I didn’t even bring one sweater or wrap (ok, I actually totally forgot, but I wouldn’t have needed it)! The resort food was simple, but really good, and […]

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Gluten-Free Curried Red Lentil Soup

John and I decided to take a much-needed vacation to Barbados this week so I asked my colleague Sarah for another one of her fabulous posts & recipes. I requested a recipe that involves lentils. Lentils are super healthy and versatile, but I personally don’t use them all that often. I’m not sure if it’s […]

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Gluten-Free Banana Walnut Coconut muffins

Here’s another guest post from gluten-free guru Sarah Bernache, and this time she’s sharing one of her favorite gluten-free muffin recipes – enjoy! Most of the people I’ve met who need to adhere to a gluten-free diet find it fairly easy to come up with alternative meal ideas. Omelettes, salads, homemade soups, salmon and brown […]

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Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Brownies

I’ve had a couple requests to post my Peanut Butter Brownie recipe on my blog, so here it is! Remember, they’re gluten-free, refined flour & sugar-free, and have no eggs or butter, but they’re delicious! Make a batch this weekend – you won’t be sorry. Peanut Butter Brownies Ingredients 2 cups cooked quinoa (3/4 cup […]

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