Why Everyone should take the Culinary Nutrition Expert Program

Online CNE Videos

I want to tell you about this awesome culinary nutrition expert program I took last year, and how I went through the program from the comfort of my own home. Meghan Telpher’s CNE Program is not just great for people like me who already have a nutrition background, but it’s an amazing program for anyone […]

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Apples with Almond-Cinnamon Dip

Apples and Dip

Apples with Almond-Cinnamon Dip apples, as many as you want, cored and cut into slices 3/4 cup almond butter 3/4 cup almond milk 2 tbsp. maple syrup 2 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract Combine almond butter, almond milk, maple syrup, cinnamon and vanilla extract in a blender and blend until smooth Serve with apple […]

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Raw Spiral Veggie Salad

spiralized zucchini carrot noodles

Spring is here! And for me that means incorporating more fresh raw dishes into my diet. I like to eat a combination of both raw and cooked foods, and vegetable dishes of all different colours. Just like this spiralized veggie dish! Do you own a spiralizer? If not, that’s ok. You could make this salad […]

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Golden Turmeric Tea

Turmeric Powder

  This recipe is not only easy to make, but so incredibly good for you. The main ingredient in it is Turmeric powder. The active ingredient in turmeric is called curcumin. Curcumin is one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory herbs, and has many other benefits including: anti-oxidant properties anti-inflammatory properties anti-microbial properties improves the cardiovascular […]

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Roasted Beet, Maple Pecan & Orange Quinoa Salad

Roasted Beet Orange Maple Pecan Salad

This is the perfect transition salad from winter months into spring. Combining comforting roasted beets with the fresh citrus taste of orange, and the sweet crunch from the maple pecans. This is a really beautiful combo! The orange infused quinoa is a different take on your usual plain quinoa with a somewhat nutty flavour. I […]

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Vegetarian Pad Thai

vegan pad thai

  I absolutely love Pad Thai, but I prefer to make it at home and have control over the ingredients that go into the sauce. I came across this recipe on one of my fav sites to follow, Pinch of Yum, but adjusted it slightly and made it egg-free and peanut-free. You can further adjust […]

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Orange-Cranberry Smoothie

Orange Cranberry Smoothie

If you remember orange Creamsicles, this smoothie tastes just like one!  I wanted to incorporate cranberries, a more winter seasonal berry into a shake, and the combination with the oranges turned out just delicious. I used a fermented vegan protein powder from Genuine Health but feel free to use any that you like. Orange-Cranberry Smoothie 3 oranges, […]

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Pomegranate-Fig Salad

Pomegranate Avocado Fig Salad

  This is a great salad for any time of the year, but the colours here with the greens and reds are so festive it was perfect for the holiday season! If you happened to make the last recipe posted, Holiday Canapé’s, and you’ve got leftover balsamic figs then you’re already 1 step ahead in […]

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Holiday Canapés

I recently catered an open house and made up these cute little canapés, which were a total hit! These would be perfect to make for one of your holiday events.  Gluten-free, and dairy-free, they are sure to please any of your guests and friends. The “cheese” portion was made from a white bean blend, and […]

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Breakfast Parfait

Breakfast Parfaits are really easy to make, and you can get creative and change the toppings as the seasons change. It’s now the winter season, and so we don’t have fresh berries, so these berries were simply frozen berries that I thawed ahead of time. Feel free to use any fruit that you like or […]

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