“Spaghetti” Bolognese

One of the dishes I missed most after going gluten free was a nice big bowl of spaghetti. It truly was a heartbreaking moment in my life and it took every ounce of willpower I had to turn down pasta of any kind – especially when Nonna had anything to do with it! Life got…

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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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Gut-Soothing Honey Lemon Ginger Jello

Food and supplements have played an important role in my journey with IBS. Over the years I have developed a solid list of ‘best foods/supplements for gut support’ that I incorporate into my diet regularly to maintain the health of my gut – and help heal it when needed – so it can function optimally.…

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Creamy Dill Coleslaw

Coleslaw is one of my quick go-to healthy dishes when I’m short on time or preparing food for multiple people. This low-carb, keto & paleo friendly dish is packed with nutrients that are detoxifying and waistline loving. The trick to this quick dish is using a food processor. You literally throw all your ingredients in…

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Sloppy Joes with Sweet Potato “Buns”

Are you looking for a gluten free and gut friendly replacement for buns or bread? Sweet potato “buns” to the rescue! Not only are sweet potato “buns” tasty, but this whole food is packed with nutrients that you won’t get from plain old bread. There are so many classic dishes and sandwiches that you can…

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Ferrero Rocher Date Balls

Did you know? Dates have high levels of soluble fiber, which keep bowel movements regular by adding bulk to stool and helping it move faster through the intestines. If you suffer from constipation, try adding dates into your diet as a natural constipation relief remedy. Consume in moderation. In addition, dates are packed with vitamins…

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Chewy Lemon Almond Cookies

Did you know? Food-grade lemon essential oil can be used in a variety of recipes (from sweet treats to savory dishes) to replace lemon zest or lemon extract. Lemon essential oil is a highly concentrated derivative of lemons that comes from cold-pressing the lemon peel and not the inner fruit. The peel is the most nutrient-dense…

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Sautéed Garlic Chard

Did you know? Just one cup of cooked Swiss chard provides a whopping 636% of your daily vitamin K needs! Vitamin K is an essential nutrient for bone health — and reduces fracture rates because it activates the major non-collagen protein that helps form bones. This nutrient – along with calcium which is also found in…

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Gluten Free Slice with Almond Butter & Banana

This snack brings me back to my Little Jen days! I remember going to town on peanut butter and banana slapped in between Wonder Bread after a long hard day of school. Given that my Little Jen days are long gone, I’ve made some slight modifications to one of my favourite snacks. It still tastes…

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Pumpkin & Beef Salad

OK, so I’m only human which means there are many moments where the thought of spending an hour in the kitchen to prepare a healthy meal is just not appealing (especially after a long day of work). Given that these moments happen quite often and I refuse to settle for low-quality food, I created a…

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