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CRISPY BUFFALO CAULIFLOWER BITES

Craving buffalo hot wings? We’ve made these buffalo cauliflower bites taste as authentic as possible using some clever tricks with millet flour and nutritional yeast. But keep that a secret and make two batches—because they’ll go fast. vegetarian, gluten-free Serves 4 as a side or 8 as an appetizer 1/3 cup (75 mL) millet flour […]

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ZA’ATAR DUSTED VEGGIE FRIES

These veggie fries are a colorful medley of root vegetables, tossed with fragrant za’atar spice blend. They make for a unique side to any family dinner or an elegant and simple small plate. Try different combinations of your favorite vegetables, such as potatoes, celery root, parsnip, zucchini, sweet or red potato, turnip, carrot (purple, orange […]

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Sisters share love of healthy eating in new cookbook

Cochrane Eagle Thursday, May 11, 2017 06:00 am By Tammy Marlowe Johnson Sisters Carolyn Hemming and Patricia Green remember as kids the unusual Christmas gifts they would receive from their health-conscious “hippie” mother. “She was literally the mom that would shove a book into our stocking about the benefits of garlic,” remembered Hemming. “I think […]

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Chipotle Sweet Potato Tacos With Grilled Pineapple Salsa

These sweet and zesty tacos please all taste buds! Smoky, grilled sweet potato is tossed with chili pepper and slightly sweetened with tangy pineapple salsa and wrapped in a warm corn tortilla. Sweet potato is a great meatless alternative and the foundation in this dish because of its weight, texture and ability to hold its […]

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Vegan pulled pork? Meet Jackfruit! Why this unique fruit may be the latest and greatest meat replacement

The ongoing evolution of the North American diet means that many of us are eating much less meat than ever before. For many, it may not even be a premeditated move. Perhaps without even planning it, we are eating a meatless meal once or even twice a week because of high prices or healthier decisions. […]

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Eating bugs – 10 reasons you should try insect protein

Bugs?  Yes! Bugs! While we’ve always been game for sampling non-traditional sources of protein, including powders from seeds and grains, peas, nuts and even algae… we must admit we did slightly hesitate at the mention of… bugs. Patricia and I have been eager to learn more about this daring protein source and do some first-hand […]

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Chocolate Banana & Peanut Butter Amaranth Smoothie

Serves 2 Chocolate, bananas and peanut butter mingle with your favorite ancient grain (or whatever happens to be leftover in the refrigerator) for a satisfying breakfast shake that is good for your waistline. 2⁄3 cup (150 mL) vanilla yogurt 1⁄2 medium banana (1⁄4 to 1⁄3 cup/60 to 75 mL) 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) 1% milk […]

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Cranberry Lemon Millet Quinoa Squares

This tasty no-bake bar is loaded with lemon flavor and is delightfully chewy. Using both quinoa and millet puffs gives it additional texture — but if you just have one or the other, use 2 cups (500 mL) of either one. Gluten-free, vegetarian. ~Makes 16 1 cup (250 mL) old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2 cup (125 […]

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Savoury Swedish Meatballs and Gravy

The only Swedish meatball recipe you’ll ever need! Juicy, tender and enriched with oats or sweet sorghum, these meatballs are best served over the Kale and Cranberry Buckwheat Pilaf with Toasted Pecans & Thyme (included). As an option, you can make them and simply keep them hot on a low setting in a slow cooker […]

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Top 10 Health Tips for 2017

Here are our favorite, powerful recommendations for healthy living in 2017. These quick hits are fairly inexpensive and easy to incorporate into busy schedules. Make sure you always consult with your health care provider before making changes to your diet or starting a new regime. Want more? Let us know and we’ll try and include […]

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