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Broccoli, Walnut, and Feta Soup

Broccoli, Walnut, and Feta Soup

  Enjoy some of my favourite Fall soups! I’ve reposted the ones I keep coming back to so they are at your fingertips! INGREDIENTS: Olive oil 1 large onion, finely chopped Sea salt Freshly ground pepper 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 large potato, peeled and cut

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Curried Apple Squash Soup

Curried Apple Squash Soup

1 large butternut squash, peeled and chopped 1 leek, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 TBSP ginger, minced 1 medium apple, peeled and chopped water, enough to cover soup ingredients (approximately 3 cups) ¾ tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground cumin 1

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Thai Sweet Potato Soup

Thai Sweet Potato Soup

2 large sweet potatoes 1TBSP butter or ghee 1 onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp chili powder 4 cups water or veggie soup stock 2 TBSP grated ginger 1/4 cup peanut (or almond) butter 1 lime Cilantro, yogurt, tomato for garnish   1.

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West African Vegetable Soup

West African Vegetable Soup

2 TBSP olive oil 1 large sweet onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 cups vegetable soup broth 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped 1 can (14 1/2 oz) diced tomatoes 1/2 cup raisins 1 bag spinach,

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Oh She Glows! 7 Vegetable and “Cheese” Soup

Oh She Glows! 7 Vegetable and “Cheese” Soup

My friend sent me this recipe last winter and I’m reposting it along with a couple of other favourites in case you’re in the mood for something warm, healthy, and nourishing as the chillier weather sets in. It’s from the cookbook/blog Oh She Glows by Angela Liddon… Luxurious 7-Vegetable

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Soothing and warm and grounding…

Soothing and warm and grounding…

I recently discovered this recipe for Golden Milk and have found it so helpful on days when I need a little something extra to feel grounded. In Ayurveda, Golden Milk is suggested to reduce “vata” or the moving energy that can make us feel anxious or fearful

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Fudgy Multigrain Cookies

Fudgy Multigrain Cookies

  These are my favourite cookies…perfect with a cup of tea! The basic recipe is from Enlightened Eating and I just add any extras that I have around to add extra nutrition. 1 cup oats 1 cup flour (I use brown rice or spelt) 1/2 tsp baking

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Life-Affirming Warm Nacho Dip

Life-Affirming Warm Nacho Dip

This recipe is from the cookbook, Oh She Glows. It’s become a staple at the cottage and I’ve been meaning to share it since then! Ingredients: For the Sauce: 1 cup raw cashews 1 cup peeled and chopped carrots 2 TBSP nutritional yeast 2 TBSP fresh lemon

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A great cleansing resource…

A great cleansing resource…

One of my favourite cookbooks is Enlightened Eating by Caroline Dupont. She is a local Holistic Nutritionist and has a variety of wonderful offerings. Twice a year she runs a community cleanse. Traditionally it’s been a 7 day juice cleanse but this Fall, she has added a food-based

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Loving our gut = protecting our health

Loving our gut = protecting our health

I get regular newsletters from “Food Matters” and I wanted to share this article with you. I thought they did a really good job unpacking the importance of gut health and it’s link to strong immune function. Click here to read the article!  

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