Chronological Recipe Index

The recipes below are in chronological order. Use our Alphabetical Recipe Index on the right to find your recipe by name.

 

Vegan Black Bean Burgers

These savoury vegan burgers are a great source of clean, animal-free protein. Deep, deliciously hued black beans aren’t just an excellent source of fibre, they’re also high in resistant starch and are metabolized much differently than high...

Perfectly Paleo Pancakes

These fabulously light and fluffy grain-free pancakes will more than fill the need for cozy morning carbs! Naturally gluten-free, these protein-rich breakfast treats can easily go dairy-free as well by substituting the milk for a dairy-free alternative and by using...

Killer Keto Fudge

This recipe is really a cool fudge-like vehicle for feeding your family healthy fats! You read that right: it’s equal parts coconut oil and nuts. Featured heavily in the ketogenic diet, coconut oil is an excellent source of ready-to-use energy. Made up of MCFAs...

Maca Maple Oat Cookies

Deliciously nutty and butterscotchy; crisp on the outside and chewy with dates on the inside, these cookies are the perfect fall treat! No one will have to know that what makes them so darn tasty is the addition of earthy maca root powder! Maca is an adaptogenic...

Licorice Chai Tea

This is the perfect aromatic tea to warm body and soul on a chilly day. Classic chai tea is chock-full of delicious warming spices that aid in increased circulation and digestion, are antiinflammatory, and help balance blood sugar. This recipe is a delicious twist on...

Autumnal Adaptogen Soup

Nourish your body during the changing of the seasons with this adaptogenic powerhouse featuring warming ginger, anti-inflammatory turmeric, immune-stimulating shiitake mushrooms, mineral-packed kombu seaweed, circulationenhancing and congestion-clearing cayenne, and...

Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes”

This is a simple, smooth, and satisfying side dish that may surprise even the savviest and most discerning palate because it doesn’t actually contain potatoes! Cauliflower is a fabulous, low-glycemic alternative to potatoes and though it may not be green,...

Stealth Veggie Green Smoothie

Green smoothies are an awesome way to pack a whole lot of veggie nutrition into a kid-friendly package. Fruit and fruit juice-based smoothies are most common, but I like to notch it up by adding vegetables like leafy greens (kale, chard, lettuce, spinach)...

Chocolate Beet Brownies

Beets are naturally sweet and vibrantly colourful. Sneaking them into baked goods, especially chocolate ones, is a fantastic way to not only get a gorgeous reddish hue without food colouring, but is also a great way to take advantage of that natural...

Anti-Histamine Diet Delight: Turmeric Coconut Latté

Turmeric Coconut Latté This hot, beautifully golden-hued drink features anti-inflammatory spices in a creamy, frothy format that is ideal to sip on in the morning, savour for an afternoon or enjoy as a bedtime snack. Turmeric, Curcuma longa, was the “it” herb of...

Winter Skin Recipe: Walnut Sundried Tomato Spread

      This is an addictive, savoury spread that my friend Stephanie Kaplan, a fellow ND based in Portland, created on a visit to my place. We had last cooked together in Tuscany the summer before. When she whipped up this spread in my Vancouver kitchen,...

Winter Skin Recipe: Creamy Avocado Lime Dip

The beautiful colour and zesty Mexican-inspired flavours in this recipe can be a bright lift to a dark and wintery day. Fantastic as a dip with crunchy tortilla chips, or a fresh side sauce to complement an earthy chili or baked bean casserole, this Creamy Avocado...

Strawberry Protein Smoothie

This is my favourite high protein smoothie, made without protein powder. It is an excellent high energy snack for fueling pre-workout or replenishing afterward. The cashews or hemp hearts provide a good dose of healthy fats as well as protein, which is extra important...

Malted Maca Smoothie

  This is a deliciously rich and smooth non-caffeinated energy drink/milkshake. It features the malty-flavoured maca: a rainforest herb, member of the potato family and important part of the traditional Peruvian diet for over a thousand years! Don’t let its...

Get Your Greens Smoothie

This smoothie is a great way to start your day with a healthy dose of green vegetables! The coconut water base also makes it a great “pick me up” on a hot summer afternoon or post exercise when you need to rehydrate. Coconut water is a rich source of electrolytes and...

Orange Coconut Fudge

Now here's a honeyed melt-in-your-mouth fudge you can feel good about! These are pretty coloured squares, tinged with orange from the juice and flecks of rind, or with the added turmeric for a more uniform yellow-orange: perfect for Halloween fun. A nice variation...

Chocolate Honey Halva

This is a nut-free, protein-rich, melt in your mouth candy. Homemade halva is super quick to put together and more nutritious than commercially-made halva, which usually contains high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) or refined white sugar. For those unfamiliar, tahini is...

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