BRINE RECIPE for SPICED & SUPER JUICY ROAST TURKEY

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Apple Cider Citrus Turkey Brine Recipe cooking in a pot on the stove

This Brine Recipe has become our favourite way to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving, Christmas and any other reason we can think of! We hope you give it a try and enjoy it as much as we do! 6 litres of water 1 large orange or 2 smaller (quartered) 1 cup Himalayan sea salt (or…

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Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

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Healthy Pumpkin Muffins fresh out the oven

These healthy pumpkin muffins are naturally gluten-free, sweetened with maple syrup, quick and easy to make, and so perfectly delicious for welcoming us into Autumn. TOTAL TIME: 30 MINS   PREP TIME: 15 MINS     COOK TIME: 15 MINS 3 cups old-fashioned oats* 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice, homemade or store-bought 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 3/4 teaspoon fine…

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Arugula Salad: Mango, Macadamia and Avocado

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Closeup of an arugula salad with mango and avocado

Arugula is one of our favourite greens for a fresh appetite-stimulating salad. It’s now in season and available everywhere. If you find that Arugula is too bitter for you to enjoy (as it can be later in the summer months), don’t throw it out! A simple squeeze of lemon and a pinch of salt can…

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Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms – Keto Friendly

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keto friendly sausage stuffed mushrooms

Now that the weather is beautiful and we are socializing a bit more, these are a delicious crowd-pleasing appetizer. These hearty stuffed mushrooms are loaded with cream cheese, spinach, and sausage. A quick tip on washing mushrooms – you don’t! Rather, take a wet paper towel or a wet cloth and wipe them down. Mushrooms…

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Raw Cacao Hemp Seed Smoothie

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Ingredients on a cutting board with a Raw Cacao Hemp Seed Smoothie

This smoothie makes a great nutritious dessert or a sweet afternoon energizing drink. It is nut-free and high in plant-based protein. Additionally, hemp and chia seeds are excellent sources of omega-3 fatty acids. Raw cacao is very high in antioxidants, even more than regular cocoa powder. The pear can be replaced with one frozen banana…

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Versatile Everyday Salad Dressing

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Versatile Everyday Salad Dressing Served Over an Arugula Salad

Spice up your salads with a new twist. This salad dressing packs an extra punch of garlic for heart health and livens up your taste buds. Make ahead of time and pair with some fresh spinach, arugula or spring greens, a handful of pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and dried cranberries. Enjoy! ¾ cup extra virgin…

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Vegan Zucchini Apple Bread, gluten-free

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Gluten-Free Vegan Zucchini Apple Bread sliced on cutting board

This vegan zucchini bread can easily be made into muffins that are moist, delicious and healthy! This is a gluten-free version, but you may also use regular flour if you wish. You can also freeze the second loaf for future use. This is a great breakfast loaf with butter and jam or can be served…

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Can I Have Your Attention, Please? Treating ADHD Naturally

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fresh stacked veggies closeup at a market; highlighting treating adhd naturally

It is very difficult for children to learn when they struggle to sit still or pay attention. By taking a whole-body approach to treating ADHD, symptoms can improve. Nutrition is a good place to start to ensure adequate intake of essential brain nutrients. Children with attention problems are often deficient in vital compounds such as…

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