salmon with lemon and dill
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Salmon with Lemon, Dijon and Dill

Salmon is one of my favorite go-to weeknight mains - it doesn't take long to marinate, it cooks quickly and as a bonus I can save a dose of my Omega-3 supplements... The main reason I cook it during the week though is it's not something I usually order out. I'm going to try to… Continue reading Salmon with Lemon, Dijon and Dill

anti-inflammatory smoothie
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The Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

Last week I mentioned how I use food as medicine to help relieve pain and heal. When you approach food from this perspective, food is more than just calories or something to silence a growling tummy. It is information that tells our cells what to do and how to react. Imagine your body is like a computer and everything… Continue reading The Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

oh-mega apple muffins
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Oh-Mega Apple Muffins

We finally got the rest of our kitchen unpacked this weekend (woo hoo!). And I realized something; it's amazing what you find you don't need after your things have been in boxes for three weeks. In that short time I managed to get bitten by the minimalist bug. Yes, me the same person who spent… Continue reading Oh-Mega Apple Muffins

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Carrot Ginger Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

OK, I'll admit, cookie may be a stretch here. This is entirely too good for you to be a cookie. But just go with me on this one... Imagine... It's 7:45 a.m. and you're going to be late for your 8 a.m. meeting if you don't get yourself out the door in the next minute.… Continue reading Carrot Ginger Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

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Simple Slaw Salad with Salmon

Meet my new favorite meal for spring. This plate has so much good stuff going on I'm not even sure where to begin. You've got your omega-3s in the salmon, and an extra anti-inflammatory boost from covering the fish in curry powder. Pair that with a slaw of raw veggies in all their glory, pure and unwilted delivering enzymes, nutrients… Continue reading Simple Slaw Salad with Salmon

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Banana, Peach & Peanut Butter Smoothie

It may not sound like your traditional fruit smoothie combo, but just trust me on this one... You'll take one sip and think "OMG, this is breakfast?!" Banana and peanut butter - there's no surprise there. And when the classic combo is frozen and blended it's creamy, rich deliciousness. For breakfast. As for the peaches,… Continue reading Banana, Peach & Peanut Butter Smoothie

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Red Onion and Walnuts

I promised the other day that I'd be back with the recipe for those roasted Brussels sprouts that went on the side of my acorn squash. So here goes... First though, I feel we must address their reputation. Of all the vegetables out there, I can't think of another that is as despised as Brussels… Continue reading Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Red Onion and Walnuts

health

10 Foods That Make Your Skin Glow

There are bookoos of products out there to exfoliate, slough, moisturize, lift, revitalize, invigorate ... your skin. You could spend a mortgage plus lots of precious time in pursuit of perfection from a bottle. They've got one thing right - we do have a lot of control over the way skin looks and feels. But… Continue reading 10 Foods That Make Your Skin Glow

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Healthy Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

I know what you're thinking ... Healthy AND creamy? Liar. No, really. This soup is rich, smooth and delicious. And it has only 3 grams of fat per serving, plus a solid dose vitamins A and C. How, you ask? There's no cream. No butter. Just squash, potatoes, stock and seasoning. And it tastes just as… Continue reading Healthy Creamy Butternut Squash Soup