“Spaghetti” alla Puttanesca

So, I was going to talk about the health benefits of this flavourful Italian dish, BUT got sidetracked by some other interesting facts when I was doing recipe research … DID YOU KNOW? Spaghetti alla puttanesca literally means prostitute’s spaghetti! And that’s why we’re not talking about health today – and instead learning about how…

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Tuna & Sauerkraut Wrap

DID YOU KNOW? Sauerkraut’s live and active probiotics have beneficial effects on the health of your digestive tract — and therefore the rest of your body too. That’s because a very large portion of your immune system actually lives within your gut and is run by bacteria that live within your intestinal flora. Imbalances in…

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Wild Salmon with Pesto

Did you know? Wild salmon is high in Vitamin D. On average, wild-caught salmon contains 988 IU of vitamin D per 3.5-ounce or 165% of the RDI. Some studies have found even higher levels in wild salmon — up to 1,300 IU per serving! Up to 50% of the world’s population may not get enough sun…

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Wild Haddock with Mustard & Thyme

Did you know? Haddock is very low in calories (77 calories per 3 ounces), high in protein (17 grams per 3 ounces) and an excellent source of selenium, phosphorus and some of the B vitamins. Check out these 4 simple steps for Wild Haddock with Mustard and Thyme. Serve these haddock fillets on top of…

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Wild Salmon with Garlic & Dill

Wild-caught (not farmed) salmon is known to be one of the most nutritious foods. Research has linked this nutrient-dense fish to everything from improving heart, brain, bone, skin and eyesight health to extending life span and preventing heart attacks & cancer. Not only does wild salmon contain one of the highest omega-3 contents of any type of…

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Quick Raspberry Tuna Salad

Are you looking for healthy meal ideas that you can easily pack up and take with you to work? I happen to be a pro at easy and portable lunches and dinners since I spend a couple of long days at my studio each week. On these days, I pack a breakfast/lunch (which is usually…

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Sardines with Yogurt & Fresh Herbs

Sardines with Yogurt & Fresh Herbs INGREDIENTS: (serves 1) 1 can wild sardines 1/4 cup broccoli sprouts (or other sprouts) 6 cherry tomatoes (cut in half) 1 tbsp fresh basil (chopped) 1 tbsp. fresh parsley (chopped) 1 tsp. fresh oregano (chopped) 2 tbsp plain coconut yogurt or kefir 1/2 lemon (juice only) Sea salt and…

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Fresh Tuna Wrap

One of my quick go-to meals during the week consists of a can of wild albacore tuna mixed with whatever I find hiding in my fridge and cupboards. I mix all ingredients together and toss it on my favourite gluten and grain free wrap from Live Organic Foods (see below). Voila! Simple to prepare and…

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Mexican Spiced Seafood on Cauliflower “Rice”

Mexican Spiced Seafood on Cauliflower “Rice” INGREDIENTS: (serves 3-4) 8 bay scallops 8 tiger shrimps 1 head cauliflower 1 can black beans (drained and rinsed) – optional 1 red pepper (finely chopped) 1/2 red onion (finely chopped) 1 avocado (cubed) 1 cup cherry tomatoes (halved) 1 lime (juice only) 1 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp.…

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Creamy Cilantro & Lime Salmon

Did you know? Farmed fish contain excess omega-6 compared to wild-caught fish. Eat wild-caught salmon to help boost your omega-3 levels, which helps to fight inflammation. Enjoy this healthy recipe on its own, on top of a salad or in a healthy wrap. Creamy Cilantro & Lime Salmon INGREDIENTS: (serves 1) 1 can wild sockeye salmon 1/4…

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