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Month: June 2017

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Banoffee Pie

None of us can get enough of this pie! The best thing about it is that not one of it tastes healthy; in fact, it tastes the total opposite – rich, creamy, sweet and decadent, which is especially lovely, As all the ingredients are so nourishing. Serves 2 For the first layer: scant 3/4 cup pecans (about 2-1/2 ounces) 2/3 […]

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Frosted Blueberry Banana Soup

I have never been a fan of cold summer soups until I moved to hot, humid Toronto. Now I totally get why you’d want to eat one. This fruity soup is like a smoothie in a bowl. Cold, refreshing, and mildly sweet, It’s become a part of my summer dinner repertoire. Makes about 4 cups (1 L) I One serving […]

Breakfasts & Brunches 0

Spring Vegetable Omelet

Serves 4 50 g/2 oz asparagus tips 50 g/2 oz spring greens (collards), shredded 15 ml/1 tbsp sunflower oil 1 onion, sliced 175 g/6 oz cooked baby new potatoes, halved or diced 2 tomatoes, chopped 6 eggs 15 – 30 ml/1-2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs salt and ground black pepper salad to serve Steam the asparagus tips and spring greens […]

Diabetic Baking 0

Creamy Lemon Rice

This is a creamy baked rice pudding with a difference, being subtly flavoured with lemon. It is wonderful served warm or cold with fresh strawberries. Serves 4 50 g/2 oz/1/4 cup short grain white rice 600 ml/1 pint/2-1/2 cups semi-skimmed (low fat) milk 25 g/1 oz/2 tbsp caster (superfine) sugar Finely grated rind of 1 lemon 15 g/1/2 oz/1 tbsp […]

Ethnicity > Chinese 0

Garlic Chicken Stir-Fry

Stir fries are the perfect quick meal for when you come in from a long day and want to get dinner on the table quickly. Serves 4 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup broccoli florets 1 medium yellow onion, quartered 1 cup carrots, matchsticks 1 cup snow peas 1 cup sliced button mushrooms 1 tablespoon minced garlic 4 tablespoons filtered […]

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Garlicky Veggie-Packed Omelet

Delicious vegetables and garlic combine with fluffy eggs and egg whites to make a simple, satisfying, and savory meal that will start off any day right! Protein-packed and rich in complex carbohydrates from the vegetables, this is a tasty way to get some valuable nutrition. Serves 1 2 teaspoons olive oil or coconut oil 1/4 cup chopped yellow onion 1/4 […]

Appetizers 0

Great Guacamole

Full of flavour and healthy fats, this chunky dip is satisfying and nutritious. Beautiful colors from all the fresh ingredients make this delectable delight a feast for your eyes and your taste buds. Serves 12 3 large ripe avocados, mashed to desired consistency 1/2 medium red onion, chopped 2 large roma tomatoes, chopped 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 medium […]

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Banana Sorbet

Ice cream and store-bought sorbets can be packed with sugar and impossible to pronounce ingredients. This recipe calls for only 4 ingredients, and makes for a sweet treat your kids will ask for time and time again. Serves: 4 4 large frozen bananas (peeled and bagged before prior to freezing) 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon […]

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Chocolate Bars

Your kids will be thrilled when they see these chocolate bars in their lunchboxes. These bars are quick to whip up and quick to eat. You can vary the amount of honey depending on your desired sweetness level. Serves 8 1 tablespoon raw honey 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup ground almonds 1/4 cup hazelnuts 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 1/4 […]

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Fruit Pops

Made with love and natural ingredients, these pops are healthier and more nutritious than commercially prepared popsicles, and you’re able to control the ingredients and amounts to tailor them specifically to your likes and dislikes. Serves 6 1 large banana 1 cup hulled strawberries 1-1/2 cups fresh squeezed orange juice In a high-speed blender, combine all ingredients. Pour fruit mixture […]

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Baked Bananas

This healthy dessert is sure to be a favorite. Make in bulk and use to spread on pancakes or waffles. Serves 4 4 small bananas 1/2 teaspoon orange zest 1/4 cup fruit puree 1/2 tablespoon raw honey 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 tablespoon melted coconut oil 1 tablespoon cacao nibs Preheat […]

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Whipped Cream

This is a great clean version of whipped topped. With only 3 delicious ingredients whipped together for a delightfully light and sweet treat, this is a simple and delicious topping for any of your favorite desserts. Serves 8 (1/4-cup servings) 2 (14 ounce) cans coconut milk 1-1/2 tablespoons raw honey 1-1/2 tablespoons vanilla extract Combine all ingredients in a mixing […]