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Overnight Soaked Buckwheat Pancakes breakfast & brunch comfort food dairy free fermented gluten free recipes traditional Nov 28, 2021

This recipe is an adaptation of the classic Nourishing Traditions soaked pancakes, without gluten or dairy. 

For years, this has been my family’s all-time favourite classic pancake recipe. We make it every weekend, for family brunch or movie night. It’s nourishing and...

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Old-Fashioned Scalloped Potatoes with Kefir comfort food egg free gluten free grain free mains & sides recipes traditional Mar 11, 2020

Interested in trying a scalloped potato dish with fermented dairy? Growing up in Northern Ontario, scalloped potatoes were a traditional dish in my home town. And way back, our ancestors always used raw or fermented dairy. You and your family will absolutely love our recipe for Old-Fashioned...

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Traditional Split Pea Soup broths & soups comfort food dairy free gluten free kid-friendly recipes traditional Feb 09, 2020

This makes a very hearty and thick Traditional Split Pea Soup. Growing up, my mother used to give us split pea soup for our school lunches.

To make it thinner, simply reduce the amount of split peas or add more water. This soup is healing and full of flavour! Your soul will feel nourished. ...

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Maple Pumpkin Pie with Almond Crust comfort food dairy free desserts & baked goods gluten free grain free kid-friendly recipes traditional Oct 07, 2015

A healthy, yet absolutely delicious gluten free Maple Pumpkin Pie with Almond Crust dessert. When I was living in Canada, this was one of my favourite fall and winter holiday treats. You’ll want seconds! Now we get organic pumpkin from the land at our Nature Camp in the Caribbean, so it...

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Breadfruit Salad cultural & ethnic egg free gluten free mains & sides plant based recipes salads & dressings sustainable living traditional Jul 31, 2015

This is our healthy and Caribbean twist on the classic American macaroni salad. Our Breadfruit Salad combines many of the same ingredients as the above but with healthier alternatives and local breadfruit to replace the typical pasta – which makes this recipe vegetarian, gluten-free and...

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Frozen Nutty Banana Nibblers desserts & baked goods gluten free kid-friendly plant based recipes snacks Feb 19, 2014

These little nibblers are a wonderful snack for your growing toddler. And if your child is like mine, they’ll be shouting “nana” and asking for more. Full of fibre, healthy fat and protein, you can feel good reaching for an extra nibbler or two. For an added bonus, these are...

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Banana Nut Muffins 
for Toddlers dairy free gluten free kid-friendly kids wellness recipes Dec 24, 2013

 

Muffins can easily be a nutritious snack for your toddler (or mommy and daddy), especially if you can bake a batch over the weekend to enjoy on a busy weekday morning.

Packed with fresh bananas, fibre rich whole grains, protein and brain boosting healthy fats, these muffins for toddlers...

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Homemade Coconut Cream Pie Larabars dairy free egg free gluten free grain free kid-friendly plant based raw recipes snacks Oct 24, 2013

Larabars are perfect as a quick snack on the go or after a workout. They are great for the entire family, and especially for toddlers and kids. Made with simple and nourishing ingredients, these raw bars are easy to make and keep very well for weeks or even months! Dates are a high energy food,...

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Baby's First Birthday Cake connected parenting desserts & baked goods gluten free grain free kid-friendly kids wellness plant based pregnancy & baby recipes Sep 03, 2013

WOW! It’s been an entire year already. A year that seems to have gone by much too quickly, yet I can’t even remember what it was like before our precious little Skyla entered our life. It was an amazing year full of ups and downs, with plenty of new experiences, some good nights, some...

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Coconut Breakfast Quinoa breakfast & brunch dairy free gluten free May 22, 2013

Coconut milk is so nourishing and quinoa is possibly the best protein and fibre rich food that you can start your day on. Combine the two of these amazingly healthy foods and you have a fantastic and flavorful breakfast. This hot and creamy bowl of quinoa is a wonderful alternative to your...

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Homemade Chocolate Chip Peanut Crunch Clif Bars gluten free recipes snacks sports nutrition Apr 23, 2013

Have you ever had a Clif Bar? I have!

In fact, I used to buy them by the box and eat at least one a day. I studied the wrapper and decided to create my own version. My mission is to create a homemade version for every Clif Bar on the market.

But for now, here is the Chocolate Chip Peanut Crunch...

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Black Bean Brownies desserts & baked goods gluten free recipes snacks Mar 28, 2013

Alright, so I know what you’re thinking.

“Beans? Healthy dessert? Now why would I want to eat a ‘healthy’ brownie when I can have rich, decadent, fudgy, chocolaty brownie instead?” 

But what if the rich, decadent, fudgy, chocolaty brownie is the healthy...

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