Soups & Stews

Dairy-Free Cream of Broccoli Soup

I love being able to enjoy some of my favourite comfort foods that I grew up with, yet most of the time they don’t fit in with the anti-inflammatory, hypoallergenic diet that keeps me healthy. That’s why it thrills me to pieces to be able to adapt these kind of homemade family recipes, using ingredients… Continue reading Dairy-Free Cream of Broccoli Soup

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Brown Rice/Hemp Seed Breakfast Cereal

This is a great dish to serve for breakfast on a cold winter day, or have as dessert or a snack! Rich in protein, fiber and essential fatty acids, what a great way to start your day by promoting stable blood sugar levels and providing long lasting energy throughout your morning. Served with chopped walnuts,… Continue reading Brown Rice/Hemp Seed Breakfast Cereal

Pecan Pie
Desserts

Gluten Free Pecan Pie

Gluten Free Pecan Pie Along with the delicious gingerbread cookies I made this year, this rich and decadent pecan pie was one of my contributions for dessert after Christmas dinner. Since this sweet and salty pecan crust recipe I used made enough for two pies, I also made a gluten free vegan pumpkin pie as… Continue reading Gluten Free Pecan Pie

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Kale: 5 ways/5 days Recipe #5

Curried Lentil Kale Soup  Ingredients: 4 cups of kale, chopped 1 cup dried lentils 2 cups water 1 large onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium tomato, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 1 large carrot, chopped ¼  tsp cumin Pinch of cloves 1 tsp turmeric ½  tsp curry power ½  tsp sea salt ½ tsp… Continue reading Kale: 5 ways/5 days Recipe #5

Soups & Stews

Curried Lentil Kale Soup

Curried Lentil Kale Soup Ingredients: 4 cups of kale, chopped 1 cup dried lentils 2 cups water 1 large onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium tomato, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 1 large carrot, chopped ¼  tsp cumin Pinch of cloves 1 tsp turmeric ½  tsp curry power ½  tsp sea salt ½ tsp… Continue reading Curried Lentil Kale Soup

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Kale: 5 ways/5 days Recipe #4

Sweet Potato Pasta with Creamy Cashew Kale Sauce I pulled out my handy dandy vegetable spiralizer for this one! Alternatively, if one does not have a spiralizer, this julienne peeler for $9.99 works just as well. http://www.kitchenstuffplus.com/2029-Zyliss-Inspired-Julienne-2-Tone-Peeler.aspx For this recipe you will need: 2 large sweet potatoes I head of kale 1 small onion, chopped… Continue reading Kale: 5 ways/5 days Recipe #4

Pasta

Sweet Potato Pasta

Sweet Potato Pasta with Creamy Cashew Kale Sauce I pulled out my handy dandy vegetable spiralizer for this one! Alternatively, if one does not have a spiralizer, this julienne peeler for $9.99 works just as well. http://www.kitchenstuffplus.com/2029-Zyliss-Inspired-Julienne-2-Tone-Peeler.aspx For this recipe you will need: 2 large sweet potatoes I head of kale 1 small onion, chopped… Continue reading Sweet Potato Pasta

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Kale: 5 ways/5 days Recipe #3

Gluten-free Garlicy Kale Pizza You will need: 2 cups of crushed tomatoes. I use Eden Organic(BPA Free) unsalted, unpeeled crushed tomatoes 1 head of kale; washed, de-ribbed and torn into bite sized pieces 1 large tomato, sliced 5 cloves garlic, crushed 1 onion, chopped 1 tbsp oregano, dried 1 tbsp rubbed basil, dried 1/4 teaspoon… Continue reading Kale: 5 ways/5 days Recipe #3

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Kale: 5 ways/5 days Recipe #2

Wilted Kale Salad While some vegetables might be more nutritious raw, others are more digestible when cooked. Dark leafy greens such as collards, spinach, swiss chard and kale fall into this category. The best way to cook kale to preserve the nutrient content is slowly over low heat, which breaks down the fiber just enough… Continue reading Kale: 5 ways/5 days Recipe #2

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Kale: 5 ways/5 days

For the next 5 days, I decided to share my all-time favourite kale recipes. I’m absolutely krazy about kale and I hope you all enjoy these yummy recipes that I’ve personally tried, tested and tweaked. You might be asking, but why Chantale, why must I eat kale? Well, aside from it being exceptionally high in… Continue reading Kale: 5 ways/5 days