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    Vegan Pancakes

    Make classic light and fluffy pancakes vegan with this easy recipe. Try them topped with your favourite nut butter, maple syrup and fresh berries for a satisfying breakfast. Ingredients 1½ cups gluten free flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt 11/2 cups unsweetened almond milk or other unsweetened nondairy milk ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Whisk flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Whisk milk, applesauce,…

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    Gluten Free Carrot-Apple Muffins

    The most amazing Whole Wheat Apple Carrot Muffins! With apples, carrots, flax seeds, and gluten free flour, they’re full of nutritional benefits. Ingredients 1½ cups gluten free flour ¾ cup ground flaxseed ¾ cup oat bran ½ cup honey or maple syrup 2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 2 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp nutmeg 1½ cups grated carrots 2 apples, peeled and grated 1 cup chopped nuts (I used sliced almonds) ¾ cup fat-free milk…

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    Ketogenic Diet – Good or Bad Idea?

    There is a lot of hype around the ketogenic diet lately, which brings about a lot of questions as to whether or not this is the next weight loss fad or even safe to try.     What is the Ketogenic Diet? If you don’t know much about the ketogenic diet, it is one that is high in fat, moderate in protein and low in carbs. A typical ketogenic diet consists of the following. About 70% of calories from high-quality…

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    Super Easy Turmeric Latte Recipe

    Turmeric has a lot of health benefits – including decreasing inflammation, easing joint discomfort, curbing indigestion and heartburn, boosting immunity, protecting the heart and brain, and lowering cholesterol levels.   INGREDIENTS  2 cups milk (coconut milk, almond milk or cashew milk – turmeric is fat-soluble and absorbs into the body better with fats) 1 tsp turmeric powder 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp vanilla extract 2-3 tsp raw honey (sweeten to taste) pinch ground black pepper   DIRECTIONS Add all ingredients to a blender…

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    Peanut Butter & Jelly Smoothie Bowls

    PREP TIME 5 MINS TOTAL TIME 5 MINS YIELDS 2 BOWLS INGREDIENTS 2 frozen bananas 1/2 cup berries of choice 1 cup spinach 3 scoops vanilla protein powder 2 tablespoons powdered peanut butter 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter 1/4 cup creamy coconut or almond milk Toppings: berries, granola, nut butter, coconut flakes DIRECTIONS Add all ingredients to blender (liquid last) then blend until creamy and smooth You may need to adjust liquid amount depending on your blender and size of bananas Pour…