Heart Health Awareness in February 

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Person wearing a heart monitor on their wrist and looking at their heart rate reading as part of their strategy for maintaining a healthy heart.

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in Canada for both men and women? Heart disease is often known as the silent killer because it has few or no outward symptoms. While there are “common presentations” of a possible heart attack, most of the time we know someone has heart…

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No-flour, Gooey and Delicious Fudgy Brownie Recipe

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Three raspberry fudge brownies stacked on a white side plate with chocolate chips and fresh raspberries scattered around the plate.

Be prepared the next time your chocolate cravings hit with this quick and easy, oh-so-good fudgy brownie recipe. Made without flour, these brownies are deliciously gooey and a great dessert to bring to a potluck or enjoy with the family as an after-dinner treat. We especially like the addition of raspberries for a hint of…

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Banana Bread: Super Moist, Gluten-Free & Delicious

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blue plate on a marble countertop with two slicces of gluten-free banana bread

If you are anything like me, your freezer may be overflowing with frozen black bananas! This banana bread recipe never fails and the end product is devoured within 24 hours. Gluten-free baking can be nutritious and delicious. My go-to secret and recommendation is to cut your GF flour in half and sub any nut meal…

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Curried Butternut Squash Bisque 

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As the nights start to get cooler and autumn blankets the Okanagan Valley in warm hues, it’s the perfect time to indulge in comforting soups. Today, we’re excited to share our recipe for Curried Butternut Squash Bisque, a dish that is flavourful, warming and nurtures the body. Join us in exploring the health benefits of […]

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Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

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a tabletop view of gluten-free sweet potato shepherd's pie, with herbs around the bowl for decoration

A balanced and satisfying meal, this meat- and veggie-loaded shepherd’s pie with sweet potato topping is full of nutrition. This dish freezes well, so you can go ahead and double the recipe and freeze one for a future meal. Feel free to substitute regular potatoes for sweet potatoes. 1 pound ground beef or lamb 2 medium carrots, peeled…

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Decadent Chocolate Quinoa Cake / Cupcakes – Gluten Free

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Chocolate Quinoa Cupcakes with cashew icing.

Looking for a dairy-free, gluten-free dessert? These decadent Chocolate Quinoa Cupcakes are delicious, moist and nutritious! This recipe can be used to make cupcakes or cakes, and once cooled pairs beautifully with Dairy-free Cashew Vanilla Icing. Prep time: 25 minutes Cook time: 45 -60 minutes Total time:  45-60 minutes 2 cup cooked quinoa (white or golden), loosely…

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Introducing Metabolic Balance

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top view of a bowl of nutritious metabolic balancing food including an avocado, spinach, eggs, radish, tomatoes and spiralized zucchini.

A New Approach to Weight Loss  “I think my metabolism is slow” is a phase we hear often from patients who are coming to see us for weight loss struggles. The concept of a slow metabolism is not something new, but do you know what a “slow metabolism” really means? How do the inner workings […]

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Vegan Creamy Italian Gnocchi Soup

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Vegan Italian Gnocchi Soup in a white bowl with leaves of parsley as a garnish.

This is an impressively creamy soup without any cream — or guilt! Rich, smooth, and delicious, this dairy-free, gluten-free Vegan Creamy Italian Gnocchi recipe is the perfect cozy soup for a cool autumn day! One batch of this satisfying veggie-packed vegan soup makes about 4-5 servings. Feel free to double this recipe to make extra […]

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Red Thai Curry Fettuccini

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Close up of Red Thai Curry recipe with shrimp in a black bowl.

Warm up your cool autumn evenings with this delicious, savoury pasta recipe. This Red Thai Curry Fettuccini whips up in about 20 minutes and uses easily accessible ingredients that you can find in almost any grocery store. Try this leftover-friendly recipe as part of your meal prep or as an easy weeknight dinner! Prep time:…

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Gluten-Free Vegan Chai Pecan Cookies

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Gluten-Free Vegan Chai Pecan Cookies on a plate.

These vegan chai pecan cookies are aromatic, gluten-free, oil-free, dairy-free and full of rich chai spices, soft texture and pecans. This recipe uses the Chai Spice blend from our local Kelowna Don-O-Ray Farms containing a ground blend of fennel seed, black cardoon, cloves and cinnamon. 1 ¼ cups Oat flour, super fine 2 tsp Chai ground…

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