Chocolate Hazelnut Shortbread

  This is not a traditional shortbread as it has an egg and baking powder. However, I find that adding these gives it a lighter texture that goes well with the chocolate better than traditional shortbread does. Makes 16-18 Cookies 1 cup hazelnuts (filberts) 1 cup spelt flour plus 2 tbsp 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Chinese Chews

  12 squares or 16 balls 1/4 cup butter or coconut oil 1/2 cup sucanat 1/2 cup maple syrup 1 cup dates, chopped into very small pieces 1 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped 2 eggs 1/2 tsp vanilla 3/4 cup spelt flour or gluten-free option* 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp sea salt Cream butter [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

How To Make Bone Broth

Bone broth is a great source of gelatin and glutamine, which can be very healing for the body. Bone broth can be purchased at health food or specialty stores. Store-bought will not be gelatinous and will probably not taste as good as the one you make at home. However, it is a time-saver which may [...]

By | December 13th, 2016|Recipes|2 Comments

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Here is a delicious way to get broccoli's beneficial isothiocynates, compounds which can help detox out excess estrogen and have cancer-protective properties. The sauerkraut or kimchi have the added benefit of even more isothiocynates. Check out Broccoli: Cooked or Raw for more information. 6 cups broccoli, chopped into small pieces (keep one cup florets separate).   1 medium onion, [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Roasted Prebiotic Vegetables

So here is an opportunity to try some new things. I would like to share with an easy recipe to help you get more prebiotic fibre into you diet. Diversity of food is the key to help you develop more diversity of strains in the gut. This means eating different foods and different varieties of [...]

By | June 21st, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Chocolate Fermented Treat

You may not be aware of this but you can ferment just about anything. The question you may be asking is why would you want to? Well, it is all about improving nutrient content, digestibility and gut health. Do you need to ferment everything? Absolutely not. Does everything you ferment taste “fermenty”? Absolutely not – [...]

By | March 25th, 2016|Recipes|3 Comments

French Onion Sauerkraut Soup

They may make you cry, but eating onions will give you nothing to cry about. It is no accident that we tend to use onions in almost everything we cook and there are many good reasons as to why we should.The onion is a powerhouse when it comes to health benefits. The sulfur compounds, found [...]

By | March 18th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments
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