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picture of a variety of lentils

Lentils – What you Need to Know

For the love of legumes! Lentils are one of the oldest cultivated seeds from the legume family and are thought to have originated in the Mediterranean region. They have been favoured for thousands of years as a staple food and are eaten all over the world today. Lentils come in dozens of varieties but the… Continue Reading Lentils – What you Need to Know

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Beans, beans and more beans!

Beans and Legumes – A healthy diet choice

if Jack only new the true value of those magic beans at the market! Beans and legumes have been a fundamental part of human history for centuries providing a complex profile of nutrition. They were instrumental in the migration of people across oceans and over land masses as they provided the sustenance needed. Part of… Continue Reading Beans and Legumes – A healthy diet choice

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Roasted Edamame

Roasted Edamame

Looking for a crunchy, savory snack? Say good-bye to unhealthy potato chips and yes to these delicious little crunchy gems of goodness! Edamame beans are the young and tender soy beans that can be eaten fresh, straight out of the pod. They are high in protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals and anti-oxidants and make a… Continue Reading Roasted Edamame

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Roasted Chickpeas

Roasted Chickpeas

Salty, savory, spicy, crunchy…yum! Chickpeas are one of the most common beans out there and can be used in a variety of ways from veggie burgers, falafels, hummus, salads and curry’s just to name a few. Here I have roasted them up into crunchy savory little snacks of deliciousness. I love combining them with roasted… Continue Reading Roasted Chickpeas

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Karynkraut – A twist on Traditional Sauerkraut

Give your gut the gift of  goodness!  Easy versions of sauerkraut can be as simple as red or green cabbage but I took this one a little further adding onions, ginger, garlic and hot peppers, along with a little apple to round it out! If you want to try a straight up Sauerkraut to start… Continue Reading Karynkraut – A twist on Traditional Sauerkraut

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Bowls filled with different fermented foods

Fabulous Ferments and why they are a Must in Your Diet

The magic of symbiosis Fermented foods seem all the rage today in the health food world from kamboucha to kimchee to kefir. So what’s the hype all about? The definition of fermentation is the chemical breakdown of a substance by bacteria, yeast or other micro-organisms, typically involving effervescence and the giving off of heat. Say… Continue Reading Fabulous Ferments and why they are a Must in Your Diet

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A bowl of hummus with a side of pita and olives

Roasted Garlic and Chilli Hummus

Some like it hot! Kicking up the traditional hummus a notch with this chilli and roasted garlic version. Rich in plant proteins, balanced in flavours and just on the edge of heat, this hummus is a must make for any chilli lover! Add more chillies to the recipe if you’re a sucker for chilli punishment!… Continue Reading Roasted Garlic and Chilli Hummus

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a pita loaded with beetroot falafel

Baked Beetroot Falafel

A colourful twist on a traditional Middle Eastern favourite  This cheeky little chickpea patty is vegan, gluten free and packed full of plant protein and is nutrient dense. Originally enjoyed throughout the Middle East and Mediterranean regions, it is easy to make and tasty to eat! This recipe is designed to make more than you… Continue Reading Baked Beetroot Falafel

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baked pizza on a tapioca flour crust

Tapioca Flour Pizza Crust – Gluten Free

Gluten free pizza crust for the win win win! Are you gluten free or looking to step away from so much wheat in your diet but still want to enjoy a classic comfort food? This tapioca flour pizza crust is gluten free, celiac friendly and turns out de-lish! Holds together, thin crust crispy and full… Continue Reading Tapioca Flour Pizza Crust – Gluten Free

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cassava root and tapioca starch on display

Tapioca – What is it and how to use it

From puddings and pearls to Boba bubble tea, it all starts with this powdery starch! Everyone has heard of tapioca, most likely from the traditional tapioca pudding. But what exactly is it and where does it come from? Tapioca starch, or flour, is processed from the cassava or yucca root, a tuber resembling a sweet… Continue Reading Tapioca – What is it and how to use it

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Inner Vision Health and Wellness Karyn Lawson RMT INHC