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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Vegan Thanksgiving Loaf with Cranberry Glaze

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vegan thanksgiving dinner recipe

Can’t find a tofurkey? This dish offers a perfect savoury-sweet contrast of tart-but-sweet cranberry glaze coupled with a hearty loaf. It fulfills every requirement of a holiday dinner main dish. A whole foods, plant-based alternative to the holiday turkey or tofurkey. Try this delicious and interesting Vegan Loaf for your holiday meal, and smother it…

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Vegan Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies, Gluten Free

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Vegan quinoa chocolate chip cookies on a wooden cutting board with a small white bowl holding a few cookies

Quinoa is one of our favourite grains to work with and recommend. Because quinoa flour is high in protein, it will bake similarly to regular flour and result in a delicious melt-in-your-mouth, soft cookie. Quinoa flour is a wonderful option for gluten-sensitive or allergic patients and is rich in fibre, magnesium, phosphorus, folate and small…

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Buckwheat Almond Thumbprint Cookies

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Buckwheat Almond Thumbprint Cookies with Strawberry Jam

These buckwheat cookies were so delicious, we made them twice in one week!  Buckwheat has a delicious nutty flavour and when combined with almonds, is a nutrient-dense treat. These are soft and chewy, and the organic strawberry jam makes the perfect addition. 1 cup Organic Light Buckwheat or Sprouted Buckwheat Flour 1 1/2 cups Organic Almond…

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Wild Mushroom Soup

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Vegan wild mushroom soup served in a red bowl with gluten free bread on the side

A recent study was published touting mushrooms for their brain health benefits. Mushrooms are not just full of protein but they are rich in ergothioneine – a potent antioxidant, similar to glutathione, that helps to reduce mild cognitive decline and protect our energy-producing mitochondria. Homemade mushroom soup doesn’t take too much skill or effort. If you…

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Red Beet Borscht Soup

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Vegetarian red beet borscht soup in bowls on an old wooden background

Borscht is a nutrient-dense, cleansing soup, originating from Ukraine. The number of vitamins and minerals in the beetroot are what makes borscht a true nutritional powerhouse. A few of the notable health benefits include reduction of blood pressure, stomach, liver, and heart protection and cleansing of the blood and circulatory system. Borscht: 3 medium beets…

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Chicken Zoodle Soup

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Delicious Chicken Zoodle Soup in a bowl, garnished with parsley

Looking for a comforting, cozy, and healthy option for dinner? Look no further! This Chicken Zoodle Soup recipe is loaded with veggies and chicken, guaranteed to warm you up on a chilly winter evening. Plus, it’s quick and easy to make. A feel-good option for when you’re feeling under-the-weather, or really any time! This recipe…

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Chicken Noodle Stir-Fry Recipe

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closeup of chicken noodle stir fry with broccoli, chicken and red pepper

This chicken noodle stir-fry recipe is healthy and delicious. With flavourful veggies and juicy chicken, this colourful dinner option is sure to become a family favourite. ½ a bunch of fresh coriander 3 cloves of garlic 5 cm piece of ginger 1 bunch of spring onions 1 fresh red chilli 1 lime 2 carrots 1…

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Brine Recipe for 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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