Spotlight on Local: Appleflats

We recently had the opportunity to meet up with the founders of Appleflats – producers of crabapple jelly and craft cocktail mixers made with locally grown crabapples based out of Perth, Ontario. How did you get started in this business? My brother Glen Smyth started the business after having a summer job fall through. We

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Chocolate Avocado Pie

Chocolate Avocado Pie Gluten-free * Dairy-Free Ingredients 283g bag Chocolate chips, semi-sweet (Enjoy Life- Dairy-free chocolate chips) 2 Ripe avocados ½ cup Peanut butter (unsweetened, creamy) ½ cup Almond milk, unsweetened 1 Graham cracker pie crust, store-bought or homemade 1 Tbsp. coconut oil Directions: 1. Melt the chocolate chips and coconut oil in a double

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Turmeric Pumpkin Seed Bars

Anti-inflammatory Turmeric Pumpkin Seed Bars Grain-free * Gluten-free * Dairy-free RECIPEAdd the ingredients below to your food processor.• 3/4 cup almonds• 3/4 cup cashews• 8 medjool dates, pitted• 3 Tablespoons water• 1/4 cup honey• 1 teaspoon vanilla• 1 Tablespoon ground turmeric• 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon• 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger• 1/4 teaspoon allspice• 1/4 teaspoon cloves Keep these

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Ginger Pear Chai Tea Smoothie

Ginger Pear Chai Tea Smoothie I’ve been craving smoothies lately, but as we get closer to December and the weather gets colder, I’m also wanting more warming meals. So, why not combine the two! The first time I made this, I did not peel the pear and apparently the blender I was using wasn’t strong

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The Best Diet For Multiple Sclerosis

You probably came here looking for a definitive answer about what specific diet is the very best diet to follow when you have multiple sclerosis. From vegetarian to vegan, to raw vegan to paleo – I’ve known people who have tried them all, including myself! One thing I would say is this. Be cautious of

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Rustic Pumpkin Spice Rice Pudding

Rustic Pumpkin Spice Rice Pudding Pumpkin Spice Season is Here! Cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, ginger? What’s not to love about pumpkin spice! These spices are both delicious AND anti-inflammatory! It’s a win-win ✔️✔️ Yesterday I came up with the most delicious pumpkin spice rice pudding recipe. Some people love their rice pudding on the simple side,

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