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This is my all-time favourite recipe for trail mix. The mix of salty, smoky and sweet is totally divine and somewhat addictive.  Last Easter, while looking for healthy chocolate projects to make with my girls, I came across a great recipe for fruit and nut chocolate bars from my colleague, the fabulous nutritionist…(Read More)

Lavender Poached Pears

Lavender Poached Pears


Ingredients:   2 cups water 2 Tbsp dried lavender flowers 1/2 cup honey or 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon agave syrup     2 large firm but ripe pears, peeled, halved lengthwise and cored.  1/4 cup dried tart cherries or blueberries (sulfite free) In a medium saucepan, bring 2 cups of…(Read More)

Allergen Friendly Scrumptious Christmas Pudding

Christmas Pudding


Is there anything more English and Christmassy than Christmas Pudding? It’s one of my favourite childhood Christmas memories – my grandma used to put silver sixpences in it and also light the brandy, it was all so exciting!!  Well I don’t do either of those things, but I am so glad to have…(Read More)

Christmas Morning Pancakes

Who doesn’t love pancakes for breakfast?? But making pancakes that are fluffy, soft and delicious without gluten, dairy and eggs is not that easy. Well not until now anyway…(Read More)

Balsamic Roasted Beans


These Balsamic Roasted Beans are quick to make, delicious to eat, and are totally healthy! They will become a common staple at the dinner table in no time…(Read More)

Gut Friendly Rainbow Rice Salad

Eating the “colors of the rainbow” helps us stay healthy by providing special plant chemicals, found in the pigment of the plant, that support many aspects of our health. This recipe provides the colours: Red, orange, green, blue/purple, white/tan and yellow, which is all 6 colours of the phytonutrient rainbow, making this a…(Read More)

Perfect Vegan Gluten Free Pancakes

I’m not really that strong a recipe creator in general and DEFINITELY not when it comes to baking. I need a recipe for baking for sure. So, I am delighted to have found this recipe for DF, GF, and egg free pancakes…(Read More)

Dirty Rice And Beans

Dirty Rice and Beans


The traditional version of this Southern side dish uses a ground meat like chicken liver or gizzards. This version uses mushrooms for a cleaned-up version with lots of great flavor and nutrition…(Read More)

SIBO Soup. Robyn Puglia

SIBO soup


The SIBO diet can seem terrifyingly sparse in the earliest, most restricted stages. I have come up with a couple of recipes to help support this process as much as possible and I’d like to share this one as it’s simple and really delicious…(Read More)

Cherry shrub

Cherry Shrub


Sweet-tart hibiscus mixed with antioxidant rich cherries and star anise make for a refreshing beverage or syrup to top your favorite frozen dessert…(Read More)

Tomato and fennel soup

Tomato-Fennel Soup


Although the health benefits of chicken broth enhance this rich Tomato-Fennel Soup; you may use vegetable broth for a vegetarian version…(Read More)

Happy Salsa. A gut-friendly fermented food

I call this salsa “happy” because, frankly it makes me smile whenever I eat it. This is an easy and versatile recipe to introduce a fermented food to your family…(Read More)