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How to Improve Digestion

Your Holiday Digestion Survival Guide

The holidays are approaching and we know what that means: decadent food and treats. The holiday season is filled with temptations, from chocolates to booze to gluten- and dairy-laden cookies, cakes, breads, stuffings and sauces. If you have inflammatory bowel disease, digestive issues or food intolerances, it may seem like the holidays are designed to bum you out and […]

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Vegan Carrot Ginger Soup

5 Foods to Boost Your Immunity This Winter

Fall and winter can be challenging times of the year. In many places, autumn means a chill in the air and an increased risk of colds or flus, plus with the holidays there are a multitude of unhealthy temptations that can degrade our health and leave our immune systems vulnerable. There are, however, a load of […]

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Gluten-Free Side Dishes

Gluten-Free Ideas for Holiday Side Dishes

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who cook side dishes and those who don’t. I’m in the latter category. It’s not that I don’t enjoy eating sides, I’m simply too lazy to make them on a daily basis. I’m more of a one-pot or slow cooker kind of gal, especially during the […]

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Gluten-Free Yam Fries

How to Throw a Kick-Ass Healthy BBQ

The barbecues of my childhood were laden with charred meat in squishy pale buns, gloppy potato salad, chips, dips prepared from onion soup mix, and creamy coleslaw – a vista of browns, whites and greys. I’ve since learned a BBQ doesn’t have to be synonymous with unhealthy fare followed by an uncomfortable stomachache. If you’re […]

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Supporting digestion on Vacation

How to Prevent Digestive Issues On Vacation

With the cold hand of winter far behind us, our bodies are ready to move, play and explore again. Many of us might be taking time off and heading to faraway places for new experiences, but having to deal with a finicky stomach and multiple trips to the bathroom is the furthest thing from excitement […]

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How to Create Healthy Cocktails

How to Create Healthy Summer Mocktails

Do you like the taste of alcohol? I never have, really. I enjoyed sweet drinks that didn’t taste like booze, but that was more about the sugar rush than the alcohol. That’s why today, in my latest column for Food Bloggers of Canada, I’m sharing my best tips to help you create healthy, allergen-friendly summer […]

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Mixed Tempeh Scramble

How to Eat Healthfully When You Can’t Cook

The life of a klutz is a tough burden to bear. Sure, pratfalls and belly flops are funny to watch on TV or in the movies – but in reality? Constant injuries are justifiably un-fun. I move through the world like a baby giraffe learning to walk: gangly, awkward, legs wobbly and akimbo. Yet unlike […]

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Egg-less tofu scramble

How to Create Breakfast and Brunch Without Eggs

I constantly encounter people whose major struggle when they change their diets is figuring out what to eat for breakfast. I find people have a much easier time navigating lunch and dinner with food allergies and intolerances, happily transitioning from glutenous pasta to brown rice pasta or swapping cashew milk for dairy in their soups […]

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Food Preparation

How to Make Food Prep Fun

If you’ve ever cooked food from scratch, you’ve likely figured out that cooking isn’t the tough part. It’s the food preparation that can be a time-consuming and onerous pain in the butt. Washing, drying, chopping, grating, slicing and dicing. Sometimes it just takes forever – and it isn’t until your ingredients are simmering away on […]

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Vegan Salad

How to Create Satisfying Gluten-Free Salads

I’ve mentioned my distaste for salads many, many times before. So why write a post about them? Well, I think we need to redefine what a salad means. ‘Cause the iceberg lettuce, rubbery cucumber and pasty tomatoes simply aren’t cutting it anymore. In this month’s Allergen-Friendly Remix column for Food Bloggers of Canada, I’ll share […]

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