Eggnog Latte (Dairy Free, Paleo)

🎄One of the things I love most about the holiday season is eggnog. Its warm and festive flavours coupled with its rich and creamy texture makes it the perfect drink on its own – or even better, when combined with coffee ☕! Since the BF and I were trapped inside on Sunday because of the…

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Seed Cycling for Hormone Balance

Seed cycling is a systematic way of incorporating seeds into your diet to bring back the important balance of estrogen and progesterone for menstruating, menopausal and post-menopausal women.

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Beet Mash (Low-Carb, Dairy Free, Plant-Based)

DID YOU KNOW? Beets are an excellent source of disease-fighting phytonutrients called betalains which have powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Betalains are also responsible for providing beets with their vibrant color. Studies show that these potent pigments may help protect against the development of certain types of cancer and disease. Try my Beet Mash recipe…

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Healthy Cheese Board

Let’s talk about dairy … There’s no question that dairy doesn’t work for everyone. Some people are allergic to or intolerant of the proteins in dairy, while others are highly sensitive to lactose, the sugar in dairy. According to Chris Kresser, Functional Medicine Doctor, why dairy benefits some people and causes problems for others boils…

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Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

Want chewy grain free chocolate chip cookies in your life? Look no further! This Paleo Baking Flour from Bob’s Red Mill makes kick@$$ chocolate chip cookies. Some may say that they taste just as good as cookies with regular flour, BUT I’ll let you decide for yourself 😉 Paleo Baking Flour is a unique blend…

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Turmeric Latte – a.k.a. Golden Milk

DID YOU KNOW? There are over 12,500 peer-reviewed articles published on the benefits of turmeric, in particular one of its powerful compounds, curcumin. Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant – making it great for both weight loss and IBS. Unfortunately, the curcumin…

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General Tso’s Chicken

I honestly thought my days of general tso’s chicken were long gone until the BF and I attempted this mind-blowing gluten free & whole food recipe. Even though this recipe takes about an hour of prep (with two people in the kitchen), we made it twice within the last month because it’s just so damn…

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

DID YOU KNOW? In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Brussels sprouts are used to improve digestive health. Just one cup of cooked Brussels sprouts provides four grams of fiber, which numerous studies show is important for digestive function. Fiber helps to support digestive health by encouraging regular bowel movements, preventing constipation or diarrhea, and detoxifying the…

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Travel Trail Mix

Trail mixes make for a great snack when you’re on the go. They’re easy to carry around in a zip-lock bag or small container and the right mix will do a solid job of satisfying a hungry belly in-between meals. BUT beware … many trail mixes on the grocery store shelves contain nuts that have…

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Fried Eggs on Vegetable “Rice”

When I started a gluten and grain free diet, fried eggs just weren’t the same because I missed soaking up runny yolks with bread. Not only are egg yolks super yummy, but the yolk is also the most nutritious part of an egg – and some would argue that the yolk is what makes the egg…

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