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Blueberry Compote + Tips for Stewing Fruit

Blueberry Compote + Tips For Stewing Fruit

I haven’t posted a new recipe in over two months but I have a good reason: it’s tough to blog about food when you’re not eating very much of it. I’ve mainly been subsisting on broth, green juice, soup, dairy-free elixirs, low-fibre smoothies and stewed fruit like this recipe for blueberry compote. The reason? Another bowel […]

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Edamame + Roasted Garlic Dip

Edamame + Roasted Garlic Spread

I’m reluctant to complain about the weather, but I’m going to do it anyway. After the icy winter we had here in Vancouver where the sidewalks and roads were literal skating rinks (but not fun ones – they were dangerous!), I promised I would never gripe about rain. Of course, if you consider weather conversations meaningless […]

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2017 Culinary Nutrition Conference

Free Online Culinary Nutrition Conference

I’ve been sharing a lot about the Academy of Culinary Nutrition lately, but with good reason: spring is a very busy time for us! I wanted to ensure you don’t miss out on this free, live online conference, which is happening next week on Wednesday, May 10. There is a spectacular slate of experts that […]

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Registration is open for the 2017 Culinary Nutrition Expert Program!

I am so excited that registration opens today for the 2017 Culinary Nutrition Expert Program! Some of you may remember that a big part of the work I do is online at the Academy of Culinary Nutrition. It’s an online holistic cooking school launched by Meghan Telpner that teaches our students about the therapeutic properties of […]

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Culinary Tools

5 Inexpensive Cooking Tools You Need in Your Kitchen

  Whipping up recipes from scratch is much easier (and quicker) when you have the right tools to do the job. I love my fancy appliances like my Vitamix, my food processor, my juicer and my food dehydrator, but the truth is you don’t need them to get a delicious meal on the table. All […]

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Candida-Free Cookbook and Action Plan

Candida-Free Cookbook + Action Plan Giveaway

Are sugary goodies constantly calling your name? I’ve been there, and my struggle to overcome sugar addiction is what inspired my latest cookbook The Candida-Free Cookbook and Action Plan. I distinctly remember sitting in my first naturopath’s office a decade ago as she told me I had candida and needed to eliminate all sugar (even fruit), […]

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Free + Online Culinary Nutrition Conference

There are a lot of ways to learn information online these days. In recent years, I’ve signed up for a multiple online conferences or summits and soon experienced ‘summit fatigue’, opting in for everything but listening to nothing. If you’ve ever felt content overload then you know what I mean! The online Culinary Nutrition Conference is […]

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Healing Update - Crohn's Disease

A 2016 Healing Update: The Crohn’s Disease Healing Continues

It’s been a good long while since I’ve posted an update on my path to heal Crohn’s disease. Last summer, a reader commented on a post to ask how I’ve been and if taking low-dose naltrexone (LDN) had worked. I gave a short answer – no – and promised a lengthier update tout de suite. And […]

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Some Friday Links (Um, They’re About Me)

Happy Friday! I love my little corner of the web, where I can share my favourite recipes with you and (hopefully) inspire excitement about allergen-friendly eating. I’m humbly grateful and flattered when others ask me to share my insight and experiences with their audiences, too. I typically promote these interviews via Facebook and Twitter, but […]

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Five Easy Ways to Improve your Health Today

The turn of the seasons often prompts us to make changes in our lives, whether we want to eat healthier, snag a hunky dreamboat, or find a new career. It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and make sweeping generalizations like, ‘I’ll never eat another cupcake ever!’ or ‘No more online shopping’, but […]

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