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Healthy Snacks

Recipe: Zesty & Refreshing Green Smoothie

A delicious green smoothie that is fresh, zesty and refreshing. A great way to bring in spring!   Don’t be scared of the green-ness- the fruit and the mint make it quite delicious! Recipe: Zesty & Refreshing Green Smoothie Ingredients: a handful of green leafy veggies: such as baby spinach, spinach, kale, swiss chard etc 1/4 […]

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Recipe: Purple Kefir Smoothie

Ahh Kefir. So many uses, so little time! Good thing for all those kefir-lover’s out there: I have a new recipe for you!   Last time I shared the recipe for Jaffa Kefir (below). If you haven’t tried it yet, I highly recommend you do! Now, here for you today is another colourful and delicious kefir […]

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80+ Ways & Recipes To Use Milk Kefir

Got milk kefir and not sure how to use it? Here are 70+ ways & recipes to use it. Here are now 80+ ways to use milk kefir! Some things you should know: What kefir ? What are fermented foods? How to make milk kefir. Storing kefir for ripening & reducing lactose Kefirpedia There are a lot […]

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All About Kefir + A Recipe for Homemade Organic Kefir with Lemon Zest & Raspberries

What Is Kefir? Kefired milk (or Kefir; said as ke-fear), is the fermented dairy* product made from adding Kefir grains** (which are also known as Kefir; see picture above which shows kefir’s cauliflower-like appearance) into milk to ferment. The Kefir grains are a symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast which exist on a structure of polysaccharide, protein, amino […]

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Recipe: Green Spinach Pancakes!

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I know sometimes it can be hard to get greens in your diet, but here is another way to inspire you: Green Spinach Pancakes! These were born simply from my idea of wanting to make a green smoothie into a pancake! Oh, and for those spinach-haters, here is some good news: these pancakes don’t taste like spinach, they just taste like banana […]

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Recipe: Homemade Soaked Chickpea Hummus

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Recipe: Homemade Soaked Chickpea Hummus By request, here is my recipe for Soaked Chickpea Hummus. As you’ll see from the recipe below, it’s a pretty easy to whip together! I hope you enjoy it! Ingredients: 1 C. dried chickpeas (or 1 can of cooked chickpeas) optional: a strip of kombu 2 Tbs. tahini paste (hulled […]

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Recipe: Healthy Fruit & Nut Bars

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Want something healthy that is quick to make, delicious and a great snack for school or work? Here is my recipe for Healthy Fruit and Nut Bars. Healthy Fruit and Nut Bars Allergen info: egg-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, grain-free Ingredients: dates, pitted & chopped into small pieces walnuts, shelled dried coconut, preservative-free ~ 1 Tb. honey […]

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Crystallized Ginger, Ginger Tea and Ginger-Honey Lollipops

Crystallized ginger is really yummy and so much better when it’s made with honey (rather than white sugar as it’s often made with). This homemade version also doesn’t contain preservatives. The process of making crystallized ginger produces three things: first ginger tea, then crystallized ginger and then with the left over honey you can make […]

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Crispy Carrot and Celeriac Chips

Baked Carrot and Celeraic Chips You may have noticed by now that I’m a big fan of baking veggies like potato chips. Why is that so you ask? Well here are some answers: Because they taste amazingly good! They can be more nutritious than potato chips (no vegetable oils). So easy and cheap to make […]

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Spelt Banana Pikelets

spelt banana pikelets topped with raspberries and lemon curd For those that don’t know, I should explain what Pikelets are. They are a thicker yet smaller version of a pancake. Here’s another way to think of them- they are smaller than a “standard” sized pancake but larger than a Dutch pancake (Poffertjes). I like to […]

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