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Salmon and risotto

Blackstrap Tamari Salmon

Salmon and risottoI have a tradition with my husband of giving him a gift of a meal of his choice, cooked by me.  He can choose anything he wants to eat, and I have to figure out how to make it!  This is usually fun for both of us and gets me to cook things outside my usual repertoire.…

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Banana spice squares

Banana Spice Squares

If you’re looking for a delicious yet healthy snack, look no further!

Banana spice squares are flavourful banana “brownies” that are also high in fibre, because they are made with ground flaxseed.  They are also gluten-free, dairy-free, and nut-free!

Banana Spice Squares

(makes 36 squares)

Banana spice squares


  • ¼ cup vegetable glycerine, maple syrup, or honey (or combination)
  • 1 cup mashed bananas (approximately 2 bananas, you can use 3)
  • 2 cups ground flaxseed
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp cloves
  • 1 tsp baking powder



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Honey granola

Addictive honey granola

Honey granolaSeriously the best granola you’ll ever have…  You won’t be able to stop!

I got this recipe from my friend Krysten Desouza when she posted it on her website here.  I’ve now made it 3 times in just 2 weeks and everyone I’ve shared it with has loved it!  …

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Peanut Butter and Jam Smoothie

Craving peanut butter and jam?

I got the following email from a patient yesterday and thought I would share her interesting smoothie recipe.  Enjoy!

PBJ“I accidentally made the BEST smoothie I’ve ever tasted yesterday by pilfering through bare cupboards looking for healthy additives for a quick cleanse-friendly meal. 

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Cocoa oat cookies finished

No-bake Cocoa Oat Cookies

Cocoa oat cookies finished

The first baking I ever did was a type of cocoa oat drop cookies from a cookbook for my family’s very first microwave oven.

I still remember when this amazing, faux-wood-panelled device (how was wood panelling ever fashionable?) first arrived in our household, perched on a faux-wood rolling cart in our kitchen with apple-tree wallpaper and green-painted cabinets.  …

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