Category: Recipes

April 20, 2017

Raw Thai Kale Slaw

From one of our favourite cookbooks “Nourishing Meals”, this salad is full of detoxification and antioxidant compounds while bursting with flavour. All tossed in a slightly spicy and gingery, creamy almond butter dressing. Enjoy! Salad: 1 bunch black kale, thinly sliced ½ small head red cabbage, thinly sliced ½ small head green cabbage, thinly sliced […]

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March 22, 2017

Mama’s Minestrone

Dr. Giselle Lefebvre, ND One of my kitchen goals this year was to step up my soup game. This is the soup that got me to the next level. Spring is in the air, but that air is windy. Enjoy the sunshine, keep a scarf on to protect your qi and enjoy some great soup […]

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February 28, 2017

Baked Lamb with Apricot

Dr. Jeannie Achuff, ND When my patients are feeling anxious or depressed, it can be difficult to get situated to prepare food and settle in to enjoy a meal. Anxiety in particular is an experience of feeling a lack of grounding. Eating warming, protein rich foods can be very helpful for bringing people back into […]

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January 21, 2017

Soothing Congee with Bok Choy

Dr. Heidi Lescanec, ND Congee is a wonderfully soothing easy to digest dish with Eastern Medicine origins. It is essentially a very creamy medicinal porridge/soup. The ultimate warm and nourishing “get well” meal, also when doing an anti-inflammatory or cleansing diet. Congee acts as a tonic to a weakened or deficient system as it is […]

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December 20, 2016

Holiday Kale Salad

Dr. Lisa Polinsky, ND Perfect for festive gatherings, potlucks or simply to enjoy during a season of indulgence. Kale is still the darling of ‘healthy greens’ and given its hearty texture lasts for leftovers if there are any! Salad: 1 large bunch green curly kale, chopped 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced 1/2 cup dried […]

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November 23, 2016

Manhattan-Style Fish Chowder

Elizabeth Stimson, ND This hearty chowder is great on a cold evening. You can use fish, or for a vegetarian version, use freshly cooked chickpeas instead. It is loaded with nutrients and some grand brain and thyroid supportive ones in particular (Fish or Chickpeas, coconut oil, kelp etc…). Serves 6 Ingredients: * 1 – 2 […]

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October 21, 2016

Golden Milk

Dr. Natalie MacIsaac, ND Golden Milk is a traditional warming and delicious tea that has many nourishing and healing qualities.  It has been used for centuries in India and around the world, but lately has been getting more and more press for it’s famous ingredient turmeric.  Turmeric has a bitter taste and can be difficult […]

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September 22, 2016

Pumpkin Soup for Thyroid Health

Dr. Dorian Holmes, ND I love all the wonderful food that we can harvest during this season, especially Pumpkins. The month of October yields pumpkins that are plump, ripe and ready for the picking. Pumpkins belong to the Cucurbitaceae family. This family produces fast growing vines that produce other known fruit and vegetable favorites like […]

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August 8, 2016

Bircher Muesli with Spiced Strawberry Sauce

Dr. Julia Christensen, ND There are still a few strawberries sprouting up in my garden and I thought this beautiful recipe would be a great way to use them up for a quick and easy breakfast . This recipe is written by Sarah Britton who writes one of my favorite food blogs so definitely check […]

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July 14, 2016

Strawberry Smoothie with Beets and Kale

With the start of summer in full swing, the local strawberries are at their best — deep red throughout and bursting with flavour.  Since they are naturally so sweet, it’s nice to pair them with other fruits and vegetables that are traditionally more on the bitter side.   Strawberries are known to be anti inflammatory, while […]

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