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Bowls are my ultimate go-to for a tasty and nutritious lunch or dinner. You may have seen them called Goddess Bowls, Buddha Bowls or Dragon Bowls, and just like the creativity in the name, the beauty of bowls is that you can create them the way you like. I love this flexibility as I usually like to prepare several of the ingredients in advance so I can use them for at least a few meals throughout the week. This way, I can combine them different ways without feeling like I’m eating the same thing over and over! (more…)

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If the title of this article makes you role your eyes, then you’re in the right place. Lets face it, the Internet is filled with lists and articles all saying pretty much the same thing about living a healthier life: eat more vegetables, cut back on sugar and processed foods, drink more water, get enough sleep, exercise more, etc. These are excellent tips and important health habits for us to adopt. But with access to so much information, why are we so unhealthy? Why are the leading diseases in the world ones of diet and lifestyle? (more…)

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Cool Cucumber Soup

by on August 8, 2017 | Posted in Recipes

This is a delicious, cooling and hydrating soup that’s great for a hot summer’s day or to accompany a spicy dish. It’s a great way to use up those extra cucumbers!

You’ll need:

  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and chopped
  • 1 large avocado
  • juice from 1 lime
  • salt and pepper
  • olive oil
  • fresh dill (optional)
  • sprouts and olive oil to garnish

Blend the cucumber, avocado and lime juice in the blender until smooth. Add a tablespoon or two of water if needed. Add salt to taste

Pour in small bowls and garnish with freshly ground pepper, olive oil and some sprouts before serving.

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I think it’s safe to say that I get asked this question on most days. Being diagnosed with a food sensitivity can be pretty devastating, especially when it’s a food you love. It usually means that a huge dietary overhaul is needed because the foods we are most sensitive to tend the be the foods our body wants the most (you can read more about this here). But to answer the question, yes, a food sensitivity can be healed. Let me explain. (more…)

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