Margherita Pizza with Cassava Flour Crust (Gluten & Grain Free)

DID YOU KNOW? Cassava flour is the most similar to wheat flour when compared to other gluten free flours. Cassava flour is derived from cassava root (also known as yuca or manioc), a starchy, high-carbohydrate tuber – similar to yam, taro, plantains and potato. As a tuberous root vegetable, cassava is gluten, grain and nut-free,…

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Tostones (AIP, Gluten & Grain Free, High-Fiber)

DID YOU KNOW? Consuming plantains is a great way to relieve constipation and provide relief from hemorrhoids and digestive conditions like diverticulitis since they are high in fiber. One cup of plantains contains 25-30 grams of fiber! The fiber and starch found in plantains are complex carbs. Fiber and complex carbs are less processed and…

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Egg Roll in a Bowl (Soy Free, Low-Carb, Paleo )

DID YOU KNOW? Coconut aminos is a salty, savory seasoning sauce made from the fermented sap of coconut palm and sea salt, making it a popular substitute for soy sauce. Coconut aminos is milder and sweeter in flavour, but similar in color and consistency to light soy sauce–and even though it’s made from coconut sap,…

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Scrambled Eggs with Kale Pesto

You’ve probably heard that eating cholesterol and saturated fat raises cholesterol levels in the blood, BUT did you know that more recent (and better) research doesn’t support this hypothesis. Chris Kresser, a Functional Medicine practitioner, explains why in his article – The Diet-Heart Myth: Cholesterol and Saturated Fat Are Not the Enemy. “Well-designed cholesterol feeding…

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Rum Balls (Plant-Based, Raw, Paleo)

DID YOU KNOW? Most traditional rum ball recipes are packed with low-quality and inflammatory ingredients like vanilla waffers, confectioners’ sugar and corn syrup. My love for rum balls dates back to my little Jen days. My Nonna (a.k.a. Ma) use to make them for the family around Christmas time. Not sure who inspired her to make…

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Shrimp Pad-Thai (Gluten & Grain Free, Paleo, Low-Carb)

When I switched over to an IBS friendly diet many year ago, pad-Thai was one of the dishes I knew I was going to miss most. I fell in love with pad-Thai during my university days and always found myself gravitating towards Thai restaurants when I ate out. Something about the combo of spices and…

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Grain Free Oatmeal (Paleo, Low-Carb, Gut Friendly)

If you’re looking for a warm and comforting breakfast with whole food ingredients, I highly recommend this grain free oatmeal (a.k.a. “NOatmeal). It’s packed with healthy fats from raw nuts and contains whole eggs which gives your body the protein and fuel it needs to conquer the day! This nutrient-dense “NOatmeal” will leave you feeling…

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Whole Body Collagen for Bone, Joint + Skin

Whole Body Collagen contains a unique blend of THREE patented collagen peptides supported by clinical research showing their efficacy for supporting collagen production, bone strength, joint health and integrity, skin elasticity and more. Basically, this supplement is backed by science and has been proven to work.

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Mint Chocolate Balls (Paleo, Plant-Based, Raw)

DID YOU KNOW? Peppermint may relieve digestive symptoms, such as gas, bloating and indigestion. A review of nine studies in 926 people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) treated with peppermint oil for at least two weeks concluded that peppermint provided significantly better symptom relief than a placebo. In one study in 72 people with IBS,…

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Peppermint Mocha (Dairy Free, Plant-Based, Paleo)

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between cacao and cocoa powder? Cocoa powder is actually made similarly to cacao, except cocoa is heated at a higher temperature during processing. Less processed cacao (to which less heat has been applied) — such as raw cacao — tends to contain more antioxidants. In addition, cacao…

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