7 Days of Cocoa – Day 2

It's Day 2 for the 7 days of Cocoa It's still cold outside. Today's cocoa is not only good for the gut, it's good for the stomach, anxiety and inflammation. I frequently take a mixture of raw honey, cinnamon, turmeric and black pepper. It helps my gastritis. It also lowers my anxiety. You know the [...]

By | February 18th, 2019|Recipes|0 Comments

7 Days of Cocoa – Day 1

It was just a week of bitter cold but for me I seemed to be chilly both indoors and out. My niece bought a package of instant cocoa and it reminded me. I love cocoa (real cocoa – not instant). I hadn't had it in 20 years or more. Why? Brainwashing – its fattening. Funny [...]

By | February 17th, 2019|Recipes|0 Comments

Gut-Friendly Plum Sauce

I  love plums and since they are now in season locally, this is the best time to buy them as local always has the best flavour. Generally, they are allowed to ripen properly. I couldn't resist buying a bunch at a local farm stand, But I could only eat so many so I decided making [...]

By | September 16th, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

Mexican Salmon, Avocado and Mango Buddha Bowl

How well does this recipe feed your gut? Each ingredient has benefits either by providing food for good bacteria or by supplying nutrients the bacteria and the gut need to function. Mango, for example, has been show to help maintain beneficial bacteria on a high-fat diet in a mouse study. Brown rice contains resistant starch [...]

By | March 7th, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

Amazing Fire Cider

This stuff is potent. With ginger, horseradish, garlic, apple cider vinegar, onions, turmeric, honey and herbs, it contains so many beneficial phytonutrients, it's not surprising it carries such a punch of flavour.  The simplest way to use is to put 1-2 tsp in 1-2 tsp water and drink it straight. Do this first thing in [...]

By | February 24th, 2018|Recipes|4 Comments

Pumpkin Spicy Toffee Pudding

With Homemade Ice Cream I am not going to say anything about this. Just make it, eat it and enjoy. For Pudding: 2 cups spelt flour or einkorn flour (brown rice flour works for gluten free option or almond flour for grain-free) 1 tsp ground chia 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/8 [...]

By | December 21st, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Pumpkin Apple Soup

Fall is officially here and there are still vegetables and fruits, fresh from the farm, available for us to enjoy. One rare treat is Northern Spy apples. I don't know why these apples are so hard to find most of the year but they are available now.  They are the best apples for pie but this [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments
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