vegetables

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Kale – the Queen of the Greens

Mama says eat your greens! Kale is a super star in the plant world that has had a resurgence of popularity over the last few years. Diet fads can come and go and so called “super foods” with them. When it comes to kale, it is the real deal! If there is any vegetable to… Continue Reading Kale – the Queen of the Greens

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Hearty Vegetable and Black Bean Soup with Turkey or Vegetarian Option

Stick to your bones goodness! This mildly spiced and filling soup is packed full of fiber, colourful anti-oxidant rich vegetables and both plant and animal protein. Skip the ground turkey and add quinoa for a vegetarian version. Flavoured with warming spices, such as cinnamon and ginger, which aid in digestion and turmeric, which has anti-inflammatory… Continue Reading Hearty Vegetable and Black Bean Soup with Turkey or Vegetarian Option

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Creamy Nutritional Yeast Dressing

Slather this on Everything! I have made variations of this dressing, including the version for the White Water Cookbook Glory Bowl, which is how I discovered it in the first place! It is addictive! This version is slightly simpler to make and takes little time to come together. This dressing is perfect for grain bowls,… Continue Reading Creamy Nutritional Yeast Dressing

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Bowl of Super Slaw with Creamy Nutritional Yeast Dressing

Super Slaw with Creamy nutritional Yeast Dressing

Move over coleslaw there’s a Super Slaw in town! It came down to this…I was soon to be out of the house for a few days and was on a mission to use everything in the fridge and not spend any money on groceries before our trip. I had a quarter of a red cabbage,… Continue Reading Super Slaw with Creamy nutritional Yeast Dressing

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Bowl of sprouted lentils and jar of salad sprouts

A Beginners Guide to Kitchen Sprouting

IT’S ALIVE!!! Nature has provided everything we need upon this planet for our survival  and we are intrinsically entwined with the world around us. For thousands of years, humans have learned how to prepare and unpack the nutrients in the foods accessible to them and this includes germinating grains, seeds, nuts and beans, helping make… Continue Reading A Beginners Guide to Kitchen Sprouting

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5 Ways to Giver Your Liver Some Big Love after the Holidays

Time to hit reset! For many, the delicious indulgences of the winter holidays can also mean and overload on the systems of the body, especially the liver. The liver has over 500 functions, including the processing of all those tasty, rich, high fat and sugary foods and alcoholic beverages that we tend to over consume… Continue Reading 5 Ways to Giver Your Liver Some Big Love after the Holidays

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Sausage and Lentil Stew with Winter Root Vegetables

Warm up with this hardy and healthy winter stew! Full of some fun and different ingredients, this winter stew comes together easily and is packed full of nutrition. A mix of sausage and lentil provides a protein rich base for the root vegetables to compliment. Parsnips, turnip and cabbage bring a different highlight from the… Continue Reading Sausage and Lentil Stew with Winter Root Vegetables

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Black bean and corn Salad, or Salsa

Black Bean and Corn Salad, or Salsa

Salad or salsa? You choose! This black bean and corn salad, or salsa, makes a great side for potlucks, picnics and for taco night! It also makes great left overs for weekday lunches. Leave out the jalapeño if you aren’t fond of spice or kick it up by adding a jalapeño with its seeds. Rich… Continue Reading Black Bean and Corn Salad, or Salsa

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Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Fresh Turmeric and Ginger

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Fresh Turmeric and Ginger

What’s autumn without butternut squash soup? Warm up your autumn nights with this mildly spiced butternut squash soup. Creamy and comforting, this soup is anti-inflammatory and rich in anti-oxidants for a power house of nutrition and is simple to make with only a few ingredients. Great for lunch left-overs and freezes well. Ingredients: Directions: *Note:… Continue Reading Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Fresh Turmeric and Ginger

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Simple Autemn Harvest Borscht

Simple Autumn Harvest Borscht

Can’t beet this classic! I had the good fortune of being the recipient of some traditional Doukhobors cuisine made by my children’s Great Grandma before she passed and her Borsht was one of them! Although this recipe is no whereas perfect as Granny Merry’s, it is amazing how good a combination of late summer/early autumn… Continue Reading Simple Autumn Harvest Borscht

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Inner Vision Health and Wellness Karyn Lawson RMT INHC