Recipes

Food should lead to health in body, mind and spirit. Whole Food Recipes to help build a healthier you. Simple, delicious and easy to cook, focusing on local and in season whole foods with all-natural ingredients.

Gluten-free Lemon and Wild Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes

Gluten-free Lemon and Wild Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Breakfast , Recipes
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Published August 17, 2019
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Updated August 17, 2019
These pancakes are indulgent, the wild blueberries make them naturally sweet, the lemon provides a burst of freshness and the ricotta gives it a hint of umami savouriness. These Gluten-free lemon and wild blueberry ricotta pancakes are the perfect weekend brunch recipe that will delight your family and breakfast guests. Wild blueberries are different from […]

Black Bean Brownies

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published July 2, 2019
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Updated July 20, 2019

If you have a craving for something fudgy, chocolaty but on the healthier side, these brownies are for you. Packed with protein, fibre and healthy fat they are a delicious treat that satisfies! Plus they hold their own against traditional brownies made of flour and white sugar. I’ve made these numerous times and they are […]

Healthy Salad Dressing

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published May 27, 2019
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Updated June 10, 2019

The good healthy fats in the dressing that accompany the salad are amazing at not only reducing inflammation within the body but also aids in speeding up the metabolism. It’s super easy to make, can be made Vegan (dressing has anchovies) and can be stored in the fridge for 2-3. Anti-inflammatory Oils The health benefits […]

Konbu Dashi

Vegan Dashi Stock

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Recipes , Soups & Stews
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Published May 20, 2019
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Updated May 20, 2019
Dashi is a Japanese stock made most commonly from kombu, a variety of kelp that grows across Japan. Dashi apart from being an essential part of Japanese cuisine is also the essence of Umami, the fifth taste also known as savoury. There are numerous types of dashi that differ regionally, such as Kombu Dashi,  a dashi simply […]

Strawberry and Cream Raw Vegan Doughnut Holes

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published February 12, 2019
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Updated August 6, 2019

Raw desserts are delicious, the elimination of refined ingredients and the addition of some superfoods can make them both a sweet treat and powerful functional food. If you have not yet tried our Vegan Lemon Poppyseed Doughnut Holes, what have you been doing go on and make them they are wonderfully sweet and refreshing! These […]

Vegan Japchae

Vegan Japchae

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Main Dishes , Side Dishes
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Published February 4, 2019
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Updated February 4, 2019
Japchae is a Korean sweet and savoury dish made with sweet potato noodles and stir-fried veggies, traditionally served with Korean marinated beef. This one is a vegan version, incredibly flavourful and delicious because the noodles are made of sweet potatoes this dish is also paleo and gluten-free friendly and is refined sugar-free! The are a variety […]

Blueberry Green Smoothie

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published January 23, 2019
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Updated April 16, 2019

Blueberries are an amazing source of phytonutrients, antioxidants and vitamins and minerals. They regulate blood sugar levels, promote heart health and reduce inflammation. Blueberries improve nerve system response, mainly by protecting never cells from oxidative damage due to the presence of antioxidants and phytonutrients. They are also found to be chemoprotective as they contain a […]

Zucchini Hummus

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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Published January 15, 2019
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Updated April 16, 2019

I love hummus, but making it from scratch can take some time. If you want a delicious healthy snack this zucchini hummus is quick to make and pairs great with paleo crackers or veggies. The best part is that it you will hardly taste the difference.  Zucchini is a very versatile vegetable, it is rich in […]

Paleo Crackers

Paleo Crackers

By Amanda Filipowicz, CNP, BES
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In Snacks
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Published January 7, 2019
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Updated April 16, 2019
Snacking healthy is a great way to bring in the New Year on a positive note. This Paleo cracker recipe is delicious and pairs wonderfully with a zucchini hummus. Providing the body with nutrient dense wholesome foods will leave you feeling more energetic and vibrant.   These crackers are not only tasty and crunchy they are […]
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