Healthy Almond Cherry Smoothie

Almond Cherry Smoothie has all the makings of a perfect early summer treat! Although the gorgeous cherry blossoms may be gone, the trees left us with tons of delicious cherries ready to be eaten! Almond Cherry Smoothie combines creaminess from blended almonds, tartness from cherries and tons of nutrients from the spinach. It is tangy, sweet…

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Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

It’s pumpkin season and I couldn’t resist creating a Pumpkin Spice Smoothie recipe, because who doesn’t want to have pumpkin pie for breakfast!?! This pumpkin spice smoothie is rich, smooth and tastes just like pumpkin pie. It is also way easier and faster to make than pumpkin pie and it is packed with nutrients, protein,…

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Chaga Mushroom Tea Recipes

I have been having so much fun playing with medicinal mushrooms so today I’m sharing my two favourite chaga mushroom tea recipes, one with chia spices and the other with vanilla. Chaga Mushrooms are known for their incredible healing powers, especially when it comes to cancer as they are the highest food source of antioxidants.…

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Chocolate Monkey Power Smoothie

Get back on track this year with my Chocolate Monkey Power Smoothie! I created this yummy power smoothie for Downright Domestic viewers who are on the go and love staying active. The segment aired on Rogers TV in December, but if you missed it you can watch it here! Watch to learn how to make…

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Homemade Kombucha

Making delicious homemade kombucha is super easy, nutritious and saves you a ton of money! I was intimidated by the kombucha making process but everything changed when my fantastic friend and fellow Holistic Nutritionist Jenn Parsons showed me how quick and easy it is to make. Now I’m totally hooked on this incredible fizzy and sour drink!…

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Mango Turmeric Smoothie

Mango Turmeric Smoothie, aka The Yellow Gazebo Smoothie, is a creamy smoothie that is sweetened with juicy mangoes and flavoured with toasted coconut. The turmeric added to the smoothie creates the vibrant yellow color and has a multitude of health benefits that can be found in my Curry Kale Quinoa Bowl Recipe. Why Smoothies? When…

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Iced Dandelion Vanilla Latte

Iced Dandelion Vanilla Latte is a refreshing drink that is a detoxifying zero sugar alternative to iced coffee. It is made with roasted dandelion root tea which gives it a rich and full-bodied flavor with hints of caramel. Iced Dandelion Vanilla Latte is sweetened with stevia and flavored with a little bit of vanilla, a…

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Fizzy Lavender Lemonade

Nothing is better than a sipping a cold glass of refreshing fizzy lavender lemonade while sitting in the sun with a good book! My favourite summer activity is reading in the sun in my bikini, it’s so relaxing and I love the way the sun feels on my skin. I’m always careful to put nontoxic…

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Cranberry Apple Detox Juice

Cranberry Apple Detox Juice is tart, sweet and bursting with nutrients. It will give you an awesome energy boost in the morning or during your afternoon slump. It is much more effective and healthier than coffee. If you are looking for something a little fancier, you can mix Cranberry Apple Detox Juice with a little…

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Almond Mylk

Almond mylk is super easy to make at home and has a delicious fresh taste. There are a lot of milk alternatives readily available in grocery stores including mylk made from almonds, rice, hemp, organic soy beans and coconuts. These are great milk alternatives to use in a pinch, but they usually contain preservatives, processed ingredients and…

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Apple Cider Smoothie

Hot Apple Cider Smoothie is warm and comforting smoothie that is a perfect way to detox after the holiday season. It is sweetened with apples and spiced with ginger and cinnamon.  You won’t be able to taste the spinach but it adds vitamin and mineral packed green goodness. Hot Apple Cider Smoothie is gluten free, paleo and vegan.…

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