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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Thai Vegetable Noodle Soup

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Bowl of Thai Vegetable Noodle Soup

If you feel like a home-made one-pot dish in 25 minutes – this Thai Vegetable Noodle Soup is for you – you just need to prep the spice blend in advance!  This recipe is loaded with veggies & warm Thai spices to satisfy your belly on a cold winter night. ½ cup thinly sliced scallions…

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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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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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Roasted Buddha Bowl With Cashew Nuts

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As we ease into spring with warmer days ahead and perhaps the innate desire to cleanse, we invite you to try a novel way to increase your brassicaceae content with this Roasted Buddha Bowl. Cruciferous vegetables such as these are naturally high in fiber and B-vitamins, and provide antioxidants and phytonutrients that help protect against…

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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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