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Flourless Chocolate Fudge Cookies

These flourless chocolate fudge cookies were not on my radar until my son happened to see a picture on my computer for chocolate cookies. With his gorgeous big blue eyes he looks up at me and asks “can we ‘pweease’ make them together mama?”.  It was one of …

Homemade Coconut Milk

Part of my New Year cleansing includes a focus on supporting healthy guts! Oh ya! Squashing any inflammation and supporting happy gut bugs. It’s so important! The link between our gut and different aspects of our overall health continues to get more and more attention. Yes, supporting a …

Get Your Greens with ‘Ice Green Cubes’!

Winter is coming…. anyone else always picture a great frozen wall every time you hear that phrase? Well, you do if you’re a G. of T. nerd like me….lol…. Anyway, I digress. Now winter in our ‘frozen north’ means less fresh, local greens. What also starts to diminish is my …

Teal Pumpkin Project

A few years ago my sister introduced me to an awesome initiative called the Teal Pumpkin Project. It’s an initiative that started in the United States in 2012 to give kids with food allergies an alternative to the traditional Halloween treats they must avoid. Many of the goodies given …

The Benefits of Grass-Fed Dairy Products

This bulk of this blog post on the benefits of grass-fed dairy was actually written a couple of years ago for my old site, ThePaleoDietitian.com. I’ve been meaning to publish it again and last weekend, after reading The Vancouver Sun’s article on ‘Canadian butter “really sucks”… ‘, it …

Organic Food and Which to Choose

My post today on Organic Food is inspired by a personal shift in food practices. Over the years I have become a bit of a ‘Whole Foods’ addict. As a result, our family food bill has climbed a tad higher than necessary (and by a tad I mean more …

Best Gluten Free Flour Blend

Gluten free baking can be a lot to get used to. From the taste to the texture and even cost, gluten free baking is an adjustment especially if you’re completely grain free. This flour blend is not ‘grain free’ as it does contain rice but I have to say …