Category: Recipes

July 11, 2018

Chicken Caesar Salad with Crispy Kale

Take advantage of all the delicious greens in season right now with this high-protein summer salad. Simple tricks, like replacing croutons with crispy kale, make adhering to a particular diet (especially during bbq season!) so much easier. INGREDIENTS For the dressing: 3 egg yolks 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/4 cup (60ml) […]

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June 18, 2018

Easy Homemade Yogurt Recipe

Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND Incorporating naturally fermented foods into your diet is important for maintaining optimal digestive and immune system function.  By making your own home-made yogurt you avoid added sweeteners and thickening agents that are often found in conventional store bought brands.  Yogurt is an excellent source of several strains of Lactobacillus species bacteria. […]

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May 17, 2018

Meal Planning for Headache Prevention

Dr. Dorian Holmes, ND There are a variety of ways that one can combat headaches. Some of these methods include eating a variety of nourishing foods that help to ensure a balance of vitamins and minerals essential to preventing dehydration.  Believe it or not, sweet potatoes contain more potassium than bananas.  While a lack of potassium […]

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April 13, 2018

Detox Smoothie

Dr. Erin Crossman, ND Spring is one of the best times to detoxify the body, especially the liver and gallbladder. Nature supports cleansing in the spring season because it’s a time of physiological transformation; your sleep patterns, diet, mood, and energy are all coming into a new balance. During these shifts, your internal environment is […]

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March 16, 2018

Pomegranate and Beet Smoothie

This detoxifying bright and colourful smoothie packs a punch. Pomegranates and ginger are antioxidant-rich, meaning they counteract the damaging effects of free radicals in our bodies. The mandarins and lemons make this invigorating, refreshing and perfect for spring. Blend ingredients together, garnish with mint and enjoy! 5 oz beet – scrubbed, chopped 1/2 inch ginger […]

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February 28, 2018

Golden Cauliflower Detox Bites

Dr. JocelynTaitt, ND Turmeric and cauliflower are a highly anti-inflammatory and detoxifying duo! Ingredients: 1 medium-sized cauliflower, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 Tbsp. oil (melted coconut oil, or olive or avocado oil) ½ tsp. onion powder ½ tsp. garlic powder ½ tsp. paprika ½ tsp. ground turmeric 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper ½ tsp. Herbamare® […]

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January 16, 2018

Detox Lentil Soup – Crockpot Edition

Dr. Arezou Babri, ND Kickstart the New Year with this nourishing and detoxifying lentil soup recipe. Part A:  2 cups butternut squash (peeled and cubed) 2 cups carrots (peeled and sliced) 2 cups potatoes (chopped) 2 cups celery (chopped) 1 cup green lentils 3/4 cup yellow split peas 1 onion (chopped) 5 cloves garlic (minced) […]

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December 15, 2017

Grain-Free Sugar Cookies 

Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND ‘Tis the season for cookie decorating!  Worry not, you and your little ones can enjoy making and decorating roll-out cookies without the icing sugar and food coloring found in store bought options.  Check out the recipe below for a grain-free, cane sugar-free version of a much-loved holiday favorite. SERVES: 1 dozen medium […]

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November 15, 2017

Immune-Boosting Carrot and Turmeric Soup

Dr. Lisa Polinsky, ND Wow, this soup packs a punch!  It is easty to make, full of vital nutrients to support your immune system and has a vibrant, pleasing colour that all appeals to all ages.  The combination of garlic, onions, ginger AND turmeric is top of the list for antiviral, antibacterial and antinflammatory qualities.  […]

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October 14, 2017

Red Lentil Soup with Curry and Coconut Milk

Dr. Juliet Ghodsian, ND Including coconut and coconut products in your diet this winter can have the following health promoting effects: -Improved cholesterol levels, BP and heart health -Muscle building and fat loss -Fatigue prevention and electrolyte balance -Immune support via antibacterial and anti-viral activity -Improved digestion and bowel regularity Enjoy a delicious curry if […]

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