A versatile vegetable stock that works with any recipe. Makes about 10 cups of stock.
2 large onions roughly chopped
2 celery stalks roughly chopped
2 large carrots roughly chopped
And whatever other odds and ends from vegetables you have collected during the week. I add pepper ends, broccoli and cauliflower stems, mushroom stocks, tomato ends, potato peels, parsnip peels … you name it, toss it in!
2 bay leaves
Fresh herbs (I love a handful of fresh parsley and
A simple and delicious way to detox Berry and Beet Detox Smoothie 1 ½ cups raw kale ½ frozen banana ¼ ripe avocado ½ cup frozen strawberries One small beet peeled and roughly chopped ½ cup dairy free milk ½ cup pure water 2 or three ice cubes Blend well until smoothie is uniformly smooth. Enjoy while fresh and cold. #coldbreakfast #dairyfree #antiinflamitory #Glutenfree #beets #recipe #Ottawa #easytomake #blender #antioxidants #avocado #smoothie #detoxifying #holisticnutritio
Looking to use up some leftover sides? Potatoes are easy to re-purpose into a delicious hearty potato salad! Healthy food doesn’t need to be complicated and this is a perfect example of how a few minutes can turn dreary cooked potatoes into a sensational savory salad! Take last night’s leftover baked potatoes and chop them up into bite sized pieces. I like to leave the skin on for extra fiber and nutrients. Jazz them up with chopped celery, fresh or frozen peas, and a sprinkl
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Winter squash is rich in antioxidants (especially carotenoids) and vitamin C, both which support healthy immunity. It is also a very good source of fibre which plays a role in blood sugar regulation. Kabocha Squash Baked Spiced Squash Ingredients: 1 acorn or kabocha squash
2 tsp melted coconut oil
1/8 tsp garam masala
1/8 tsp cinnamon
Pinch of nutmeg
Pinch of salt
2 tsp maple syrup
¼ cup of chopped almonds (optional) Di
Spiced Millet Pudding is a wonderful variation on traditional Rice Pudding. It can be eaten as a breakfast or as a desert.
It is easy to make, keeps for a week in the fridge and can be eaten hot or cold.
For nutritional information and benefits of millet check out All About Millet Spiced Millet Pudding Ingredients 2 cups cooked millet (for cooking instructions go to Stovetop Millet)
1 cup dairy or non dairy milk (coconut milk adds a wonderful flavour!)
1/4 tsp ground card
Winter Warming Parsnip Soup Ingredients 1-2 tbsp coconut oil 1 chopped onion 5 ½ cups dice parsnip 1 tsp ground coriander ½ tsp ground cumin ½ tsp turmeric cayenne pepper to taste salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 5 cups home-made vegetable stock (I like to keep all the odds and ends from my vegetables during the week. On the weekend I throw it all in a pot to simmer for a few hours. Use right away or freeze in batches) 2/3 cup milk or milk alternative of choice (I love