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Coconut Flour Wraps

Coconut Flour Wraps I am obsessed with coconut wraps. You can’t get a simpler product.  It’s made from coconut.  That’s it.  Sadly it does come at a hefty price … usually around the $8-$9 mark for 4 or 5 wraps.  I go through that in no time

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Baked Squash and Sausage

Baked Squash and Sausage I’m a firm believer in taking a recipe and making it my own. Michael Smith was a major influence on my cooking philosophy. You can make this dish as I did or you can modify it any number of ways. Ingredients: Sweet potato

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No-Fail Kale Salad by Megan Gilmore (The Detoxinista)

No-Fail Kale Salad by Megan Gilmore (The Detoxinista) I was never a huge fan of kale and I know a lot of people who aren’t including my husband who actually likes this. Megan is definitely one of my favourite food bloggers. Her first book, Everyday Detox (where

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Spiralized Zucchini Mash

Spiralized Zucchini Mash I was on a serious spiralizing kick at one point. I spiralized everything I could get my hands on so of course my husband steered clear of the kitchen 😉 This particular dish was so fast to put together. It’s not a recipe quite

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Chickpea Avocado, Cucumber Salad

Chickpea Avocado, Cucumber Salad I love the freshness of this salad and the adaptability. The combinations are endless but the base is chickpeas and avocado. Ingredients: 1 can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 English (seedless) cucumber 2 cups of cherry tomatoes cut in halves or quarters

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Grilled Skewers

Grilled Skewers Ingredients 1 or 2 bell peppers a zucchini or yellow squash a red onion handful of cherry tomatoes handful of mushrooms a few generous splashes of red wine herb vinaigrette (below) generous sprinkle of salt and pepper You can add small chunks of chicken, beef,

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Meal Prep and One Pan Meals

Meal Prep and One Pan Meals Ingredients 1 or 2 bell peppers a zucchini or yellow squash a red onion handful of cherry tomatoes handful of mushrooms a few generous splashes of red wine herb vinaigrette (below) generous sprinkle of salt and pepper You can add small

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Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese (Vegan or Paleo options)

Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese (Vegan or Paleo options) Ingredients: 1 pound gluten free elbow macaroni 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/3 cup Bob’s Red Mill gluten free all-purpose flour 1 1/3 cup mashed cooked peeled sweet potato, (about 1 medium sweet potato) 3 ½ cups unsweetened almond

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Detox Immune Boosting Chicken Soup

Detox Immune Boosting Chicken Soup I cannot take credit for this amazing soup but I really needed to share this with you.  I stumbled across this recipe at www.eatyourselfskinny.com.  I’ve always been intimated by making chicken soup.  I have no idea why other than making the broth

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Meatloaf Muffins

Meatloaf Muffins Ingredients: Meat Muffins: 2 organic eggs 1 can organic tomato paste 1/2 tbsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried rosemary 1 tsp dried thyme 1 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp of your fav hot sauce 1 1/2 pounds organic ground beef 1 cup wheat free rolled

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Quinoa Chickpea Salad

Quinoa Chickpea Salad  Ingredients: Salad: 2 cups cooked quinoa 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed Red and orange peppers, diced 2 stalks celery, diced Handful of cherry tomatoes, quartered or halved ½ English cucumber, chopped Crumbled goat cheese (optional) Dressing: 1 lemon, juiced ¼ cup olive oil

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Chickpea, Avocado Tomato Cucumber Salad

Chickpea, Avocado Tomato Cucumber Salad Can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 English cucumber 2 cups of cherry tomatoes cut in halves or quarters 2 cups of diced red, orange and yellow bell peppers ½ of a large avocado, cubed ¼ cup crumbled goat cheese juice of

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Apple, Beet, Carrot, Zucchini Salad

Apple, Beet, Carrot, Zucchini Salad You can make as little or as much of this as you want, depending on your tastes.  I’ve included the number of veggies in brackets but this is totally just a guide. Ingredients Salad Beets, grated (3) Carrots, grated (4) Zucchini, grated

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Swirly Crustless Quiche from Practical Paleo (Diane Sanfilippo)

Swirly Crustless Quiche from Practical Paleo (Diane Sanfilippo) Ingredients: 1 large zucchini, shredded or grated and strained2 large carrots, shredded or grated1 small sweet potato, shredded or grated (optional)1 teaspoon Rosemary-Sage Salt (combine ½ teaspoon dried rosemary and ½ teaspoon sea salt)12 eggs, beaten1 tablespoon butter, bacon grease

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Detox Salad – with a Twist

Detox Salad – with a Twist I came across this recipe from Joy McCarthy at Joyous Health.  I adapted it a little based on what I had in my fridge.  This is my adaptation. 1 can of (preferably organic) chickpeas1 apple (gala)2 stocks celery, chopped½ red pepper, chopped½

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