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5 Simple Health Tips for the New Year

  1. Add healthy food to your diet. Try adding a piece of fruit with your breakfast or chopped veggies for a snack at lunch. The more healthy food you add to the diet, the more satisfied your body will feel with the added nutrients, leaving less room for junk...

5 Quick & Simple Snack Ideas

Eating can be stressful, especially when you don’t feel like you have the time to make healthy choices. The key is planning ahead, knowing where your next snack/meal is coming from. This will mitigate a lot of stress in the kitchen and in your day. Nutrition...

Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup

The root vegetables are taking over this time of year at the grocery store. Their aroma reminds us that winter is coming. Here is a tasty side dish or a main dish for lunch on a cold day. Comfort food in all of it’s rich-in-antioxidant splendor. Most butternut squash...

Blue Jays Chili

Here is a quick and tasty chili crock pot recipe.   You’re probably wondering why it’s called Blue Jays chili. Well, when you work until 5:30pm on the night of the final game in a playoff series, your dinner needs to be cooked when you come in the door. There is...

Curried Sweet Potato, Carrot & Red Lentil Soup

It's a New Year, holiday schedules are winding down, and we are heading back into our regular routine here at the Snow household. I was brainstorming a healthy meal after searching through my lacklustre refrigerator options post-holidays. I was able to make this tasty...

Dr. Karen’s Spicy Immune Boosting Tea

Warning: Spicy! Not for the faint of tastebuds...   Coughing, sneezing, and runny noses are just some of the symptoms I’m seeing quite often in my practice this time of year. I have been writing out my immune boosting tea prescription on a near daily basis for...

Warm Oatmeal with a Protein Punch

With the temperature dropping our bodies are no longer craving cold foods like smoothies. Warm oatmeal has become the alternative in our home. As a general rule I'm not crazy about oatmeal, so I've been modifying the typical oatmeal with brown sugar recipe. I have...

Almond Crunch Energy Bites

The Grand Opening of our new Cookstown office is upon us, so that means tasty healthy snacks for all. These energy bites are back by popular demand, however I decided to change it up this time choosing an almond theme rather than peanut butter. These simple, tasty,...

Vegan “Cheesy” Broccoli Soup

The season of warming soups and stews is officially here. Enjoy this tasty gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan broccoli soup as a side dish to your next meal. Don't be fooled by the vegan title, this dish is not lacking in the creamy department. Let me know what you think...

Tasty “Breaded” Fish Batter Recipe

Hello friends,   A good friend and colleague of mine, Dr. Tracy Palmer posted this great recipe and I haven't looked back since. Enjoy fish in your weekly rotation with this tasty gluten-free recipe. Heart-healthy omega-3's have never tasted so good.  ...

Almond Thai Stir Fry Sauce
Here is a quick and tasty stir fry sauce that you can prepare while your rice and vegetables are cooking. For a simple and filling dinner, I prepare brown basmati rice, chop a variety of vegetables and fry in a bit of coconut oil. Add 1 cup chickpeas or protein of...
Curry Lentil Cauliflower Soup
  As the seasons change, our diets tend to follow. Colder weather causes a trend towards warmer foods to optimize digestion and provide comfort. Soup season is a favourite of mine, as they are quick, easy, and packed full of nutritious foods. I don't typically...
Turmeric Milk Tea
Turmeric Milk Tea   Turmeric is a fantastic herb that has many health and healing properties. Its potent anti-inflammatory properties make it a great herb for joint pain and inflammatory digestive and skin conditions. Turmeric also contains antimicrobial...
Oatmeal Energy Bites
Oats are a great fibre-rich grain that helps to regulate blood sugar levels. Combined with protein-rich nuts and seeds and you've got a great afternoon snack to curb sugar-cravings! These tiny energy bites don't disappoint when it comes to flavour, and they are easily...
Almond Thai Stir Fry Sauce
Here is a quick and tasty stir fry sauce that you can prepare while your rice and vegetables are cooking. For a simple and filling dinner, I prepare brown basmati rice, chop a variety of vegetables and fry in a bit of coconut oil. Add 1 cup chickpeas or protein of...
Curry Lentil Cauliflower Soup
  As the seasons change, our diets tend to follow. Colder weather causes a trend towards warmer foods to optimize digestion and provide comfort. Soup season is a favourite of mine, as they are quick, easy, and packed full of nutritious foods. I don't typically...
Turmeric Milk Tea
Turmeric Milk Tea   Turmeric is a fantastic herb that has many health and healing properties. Its potent anti-inflammatory properties make it a great herb for joint pain and inflammatory digestive and skin conditions. Turmeric also contains antimicrobial...
Oatmeal Energy Bites
Oats are a great fibre-rich grain that helps to regulate blood sugar levels. Combined with protein-rich nuts and seeds and you've got a great afternoon snack to curb sugar-cravings! These tiny energy bites don't disappoint when it comes to flavour, and they are easily...

Turmeric Milk Tea

Turmeric Milk Tea   Turmeric is a fantastic herb that has many health and healing properties....

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Oatmeal Energy Bites

Oats are a great fibre-rich grain that helps to regulate blood sugar levels. Combined with protein-rich nuts and seeds and you've got a great afternoon snack to curb sugar-cravings! These tiny energy bites don't disappoint when it comes to flavour, and they are easily...

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Chocolate Maple Almond Energy Bites

You'll notice from previous posts that I'm all about quick and easy food options to support the fast-paced world we live in. That being said, I don't like to sacrifice flavour, and these little treats will not disappoint. The chocolate-lover in me is fully satisfied...

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Pumpkin Spelt Loaf

With fall officially here, all things pumpkin, ginger, and spice are popping up. If you enjoy moist, flavourful pumpkin bread, this is the recipe for you. It is picky-eater and kid- approved. I brought this loaf to a friends cottage this weekend and the only downside...

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