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Great Tips for Healthy Living

The Basic Smoothie

So, here’s a recipe for a BASIC smoothie with ingredients in your home, that you can use as a meal or snack! It supports your brain, gives you energy, promotes anti-inflammatory pathways and hopefully will reduce the NEED FOR CAFFEINE on a daily basis – you will be energized!! I like my... Continue Reading

Shredded Beef – The Instant Pot Way

So… I have an instant pot and am over the moon. I love cooking with it and the ease with which it creates amazing dishes. When I received mine, the gift bearer said he was “giving me the gift of time”. I would agree. If you don’t have an instant pot, I’d look into it.  Here one of my... Continue Reading

Super Size Your Salad

What happens when you need to clean out the fridge because you are going away for while? This crazy amazing salad! We just kept adding food to the plate and the result was spectacular. So now when we meal prep we often individually cook meats and veggies so we can tailor our meal each day when we... Continue Reading

Shine Bright Energy Bites

These energy bites make for the perfect healthy on the go snack and with the added ingredient of Schizandra berry they help to revitalize your liver and give your skin a luminous glow. Hence the name "Shine Bright Energy Bites"! Benefits of Schizandra Schizandra is a unique adaptogen which helps... Continue Reading

Rose “Fat Bomb” Bark

Hi there! Your favourite Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant here! Today, I'm sharing my recipe for this absolutely gorgeous fat-filled Rose Bark. This bark can be served in "bomb" form as well, but as sometimes even I get lazy, I've simply laid it down on a piece of parchment paper instead.... Continue Reading

Eating Healthy When Busy

When we are busy, usually the first thing that falls through the cracks is our commitment to healthy eating. Do not beat yourself down, because you are not alone. Blame Mother Nature. Yep, nature designed you this way. Craving sweets when stressed is a natural phenomenon. Let me explain. When... Continue Reading

Dr. Mawji’s Delicious Daal

Lentils are a source of vegetarian protein and can be spiced up a variety of ways to your tasting. Here is a recipe using lentils along with some warming spices, perfect for all seasons! Here is what you will need: ½ cup yellow split moong bean ½ cup red split lentils 2 tbsp avocado oil or... Continue Reading

BEET-alicious Hummus

This smooth, rich tasting hummus comes to you with roasted root vegetables in a sea of chick peas and extra virgin olive oil (EVOO).  Normally, I like my hummus sharp tasting with lots of raw garlic but I decided, for the sake of those always consuming my hummus, to switch things up a bit. Its... Continue Reading

Applesauce: 5-Ingredients Only!

5-ingredient applesauce, anyone? For anyone that knows me, they know that apples sprinkled with cinnamon is one of my favourite snacks! This applesauce is perfect to pair with nut or seed butters as well as a vanilla coconut ice cream (yum!!!). And it’s also allergy-friendly. NO GLUTEN, DAIRY... Continue Reading

Dr. Jenny’s Favourite Soups: Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

Winter is around the corner, and it calls for soup soup soup. Some of my favourite cookbooks are the Whitewater Cooks cookbooks, and I’ve adapted the recipes from there. I often substitute based on my food sensitivities and available ingredients, so my apologies to the chefs at Whitewater I... Continue Reading