Ginger is a widely used herb that has amazing health benefits. It is part of the same plant family as turmeric and although it is often used as a spice in the kitchen, it’s known as one of the most useful medicinal herbs for a variety of treatments. 5 major health benefits of ginger: Relieves… Read More »
If you haven’t noticed, kale is a huge trend. From every health expert’s Instagram post to Beyonce’s sweatshirt, people can’t stop raving about kale. You’ve heard you should try it but what’s so great about this so-called “nutritional powerhouse”? Kale is high in iron Iron plays a vital role in our health. It is required… Read More »
Ultimately, when looking to lose weight, you must consume less food and calories than your body uses. Because of this, the most effective way to lose weight is to not only eat less total calories, but to also exercise in order to increase the number of calories your body uses. This is the most common… Read More »
Ingredients: 3/4 cup white rice flour 3/4 cup cornstarch ½ cup icing sugar Pinch of salt ¼ tsp. finely ground cardamom (optional) 3/4 cup butter 1 tsp. vanilla extract 2-3 tbsp. chopped unsalted pistachio nuts (optional) Directions: Whip the butter with an electric mixer for about 1 minute. Stir in the vanilla extract. Add the… Read More »
1 1/2 cups wild rice 3/4 cup short-grain brown rice 6 cups stock, chicken, vegetable or water 1 tsp Unrefined sea or Himalayan salt 1 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil 1 small or medium onion, finely chopped 1 cup celery chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 Tbs. butter 2 apples, core and dice 1/3 cup… Read More »
Though this diet may seem counter intuitive because generally it is healthier to eat unrefined whole foods it is great diet for the flare up stage of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. In fact for some it can be just as affective as prednisone. Grains: Refined white breads, buns, bagels, muffins, biscuits, soda crackers, plain… Read More »
Ingredients: Dry: 2 cups almond flour (meal) 1 cup gluten free oats 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. nutmeg ¾ cup raisins and/or dried cranberries ½ cup chopped pecans (or other nuts) Wet: 1 cup pumpkin puree (canned or fresh) 1/4 cup grapeseed oil… Read More »
Traditional Chinese Medicine & Summer Nutrition By Dr. Jeda Boughton, B.A., R.Ac., Dr. TCM Summer is a time of growth and activity, a time when British Columbians want to be outside socializing and enjoying the weather. It is also a season of barbecues, beach picnics and weekend camping trips, which are often accompanied by overindulgence… Read More »
This dish is rich in foods that benefit fertility such as carrots, brown rice, and sesame seeds! It’s also a great alternative to meat loaf and a handy way to use up leftover brown rice.
*Serves 8 Main Mix: 5 Tbsp. Organic Ghee or Virgin Coconut Oil 1 tsp. Mustard Seeds 1 Tbsp. Organic Turmeric, ground 2 tsp. Organic Coriander, ground 3 Tbsp. Organic Cumin, ground 2-3 tsp. Unrefined Sea Salt (*Le Paludier) 2 large Leeks, chopped 2 cups Whole Green Mung Beans, soaked & rinsed 1 cup Brown Basmati… Read More »
Sesame tofu in great added to stir fries, salads, or all by itself!
This recipe is from The Rebar Modern Food Cookbook by Audrey Alsterberg and Wanda Urbanowicz.
A perfect summertime treat.
This dressing can be used as a dip or dressing to enliven yam fries, wraps, sushi, sandwiches or nut loafs!
1/4 cup extra virgin, unrefined, cold pressed olive oil 1/3 cup white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon honey 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/2 teaspoon worcestershire sauce salt and pepper Mix ingredients in a glass jar and shake well. DOWNLOAD FULL RECIPE HERE
Mix all ingredients except the olive oil in a food processor or blender. Add the olive oil in a slow stream and mix well. Serve on a bed of romaine lettuce.
Tasty salad for any occasion!
A little of the orient.
This salad is great for any time of year!
Tastes great on any white fish and salmon.