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    Detox Aloe Smoothie

    This is a great smoothie recipe for calming an inflamed or irritated bowel after the holidays. Aloe is a herb that has both cooling and demulcent properties. It is able to soothe and protect irritated or inflamed tissues. It has been shown to be helpful in patients that suffer from IBS as well as leaky gut. I often use it in practice, and is a great post holiday gastrointestinal support. Aloe vera gel can be purchased in the health food…

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    Garlic Roasted Salmon and Brussels Sprouts

    Roasting salmon on top of Brussels sprouts and garlic, flavoured with wine and fresh oregano, is simple enough for a weeknight meal yet sophisticated enough to serve to company. Serve with quinoa. Ingredients 14 large cloves garlic, divided ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh oregano, divided 1 teaspoon salt, divided ¾ teaspoon freshly ground pepper, divided 6 cups Brussels sprouts, trimmed and sliced ¾ cup white wine, preferably Chardonnay 2 pounds wild-caught salmon fillet, skinned, cut…

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    Snap Pea Falafel Salad, perfect for holiday gatherings

     Create a delicious salad with chickpeas, snap peas, bulgur and tomatoes. Ingredients 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, crushed 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 pound snap peas, chopped 1 tomato, chopped 2 scallions, thinly sliced 1 cup canned chickpeas 1/3 cup chopped parsley 3 cups cooked bulgur How to Make It Step In a large bowl, whisk the olive oil with the lemon juice, cumin seeds, and garlic. Add the snap peas,…

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    Zucchini Boats

    Thank you to our patient Pauline S for this delicious recipe! I tried it last week, and it is amazing! If anyone else has a recipe they would like to share, please forward it to me!!   INGREDIENTS:  2 medium zucchinis ¾ pound ground turkey 1 small chopped onion 1 cup of cheese or cheese alternative (i used goat cheese) 2 Tbsp tomato paste ½ tsp sea salt ¼ tsp pepper ½ cup sliced mushrooms ½ cup chopped red pepper ½…

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    Spring Veggies and Chicken in the Crock Pot

    When we think of crock pots, we think of winter stews but Crock pot cooking can be used all year round as is a great way of making fast and healthy meals!   Ingredients 1 Tbsp of coconut oil 1 chopped spring onion 1lb of sliced chicken breast 1 ¼ cups of chopped asparagus 2 cups of homemade chicken stock, or organic chicken stock 1.5 cups of chopped broccoli 1.5 cups of chopped cabbage ½ cup of green peas 1…