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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… Continue reading Ginger Pear Chai Tea Smoothie

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3 Ingredient Chia Seed Jam

Only 3 ingredients and less than 20 minutes to prepare! I've made several different versions of chia seed jam, but my all time favourite has to be the blueberry! Due to the high level of anthocyanins found in blueberries (the flavonoid pigment found in red/purplish fruits and vegetables), studies have found these decadent little berries… Continue reading 3 Ingredient Chia Seed Jam

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Grain-Free Granola Bars

Gluten-Free • Grain-Free • Dairy-Free • No Refined Sugars After coming up with a delicious grain-free granola recipe last week, I decided to play around with different ways to use it and came up with a few delicious recipe ideas. The first one I'll share with you are these grain-free granola bars. Of course, you… Continue reading Grain-Free Granola Bars

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Pumpkin Spice Grain-Free Granola

Why would anyone want grain-free granola, you ask? As a holistic nutritionist, a lot of people who come to see me have either serious health conditions, food intolerances, or looking for recipe ideas that suit a particular type of diet they are following. And since reducing the grains in my own diet a few years… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Grain-Free Granola

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Chickpea Egg-Free Quiche

One of the reasons I love this recipe so much is because it’s one I can share with just about anyone because they are made free of most common food allergens. I can bring them to just about any occasion and serve them to those who might be sensitive to dairy, wheat or eggs. They… Continue reading Chickpea Egg-Free Quiche

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Sweet Granadilla Coconut Yogurt Breakfast Bowl

Passiflora ligularis, commonly known as the sweet granadilla is a variety of passion fruit. It is made up of a hard, shiny shell that contains a jelly-like pulp with delicious edible seeds. When ripe, the fruit is orange and firm and can be kept stored at room temperature for at least one week. The sweet… Continue reading Sweet Granadilla Coconut Yogurt Breakfast Bowl

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Fully Loaded Warm Quinoa Breakfast Porridge With Gogi Berries

Fully Loaded Warm Quinoa Breakfast Porridge * Makes one serving Ingredients 1/4 cup tri-coloured quinoa, uncooked 1/2 cup water 1 banana (half mashed, half sliced) 1/4 cup blueberries 1/4 cup of almond milk (or milk of your choice) 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon Splash of vanilla 6 walnuts, chopped 1 tablespoon slivered almonds… Continue reading Fully Loaded Warm Quinoa Breakfast Porridge With Gogi Berries

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Chia Seed Blueberry Apple Pie Breakfast Bowl with Homemade Granola

If you are making homemade granola, start the granola first, which will take approximately 15-20 minutes to bake. Recipe for the granola is listed at the end. Chia Seed Blueberry Apple Pie Breakfast Bowl *makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1/4 cup of whole chia seeds 1 cup apple juice 2 apples, chopped ½ cup walnuts, chopped… Continue reading Chia Seed Blueberry Apple Pie Breakfast Bowl with Homemade Granola

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Apple Pie Chia Seed Breakfast Bowl

Chia Seed Blueberry Apple Pie Breakfast Bowl *makes 4 servings If you are making homemade granola, start the granola first, which will take approximately 15-20 minutes to bake. Recipe for the granola is listed at the end. Ingredients: 1/4 cup of whole chia seeds 1 cup apple juice 2 apples, chopped ½ cup walnuts, chopped… Continue reading Apple Pie Chia Seed Breakfast Bowl

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Individualized Baked Oatmeal Breakfast Muffins

Ingredients: 3 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup almond butter (or whatever nut or seed butter you have on hand) 2 bananas, mashed 1 cup almond milk 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup coconut sugar 1/2 tsp. sea salt Fun combinations to play around with: Blueberry almond Blueberry pecan Blueberry coconut Apple pie walnut Apple pumpkin… Continue reading Individualized Baked Oatmeal Breakfast Muffins