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Turmeric milk

Simple Golden Turmeric Milk

What is Turmeric?

Turmeric is a yellow spice from the Curcuma longa plant (member of the ginger family) that is often used in India and Asia in both recipes and as herbal medicine.

Cautions when using Turmeric

Daily use can cause digestive disturbance or promote bleeding in some people and may be contraindicated in those with liver disease. …

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Smoothie

Superfood smoothie right for your type

Eat your vegetables (and fruit)!

Healthy DetoxRemember how your parents were always trying to get you to eat your vegetables?  It turns out, they were right!

Cardiovascular disease and cancer are the top two causes of death and these diseases develop over a lifetime and both are highly preventable by altering controllable risk factors. …

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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

Ingredients:

  • 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

Directions:

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