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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Paleo Lemon Raspberry Ice Cream

Paleo Lemon Raspberry Ice Cream

Although we haven’t been having the weather for ice cream yet here in Saskatoon, I’ve still felt like ice cream lately.

I made a ginormous batch of vanilla ice cream custard the other day, and made half of it into Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream, and the other half I had sitting in my fridge waiting to be put through the ice cream maker.  Continue Reading

Sea Salt vs. Table Salt

Sea Salt vs. Table Salt

Have you been wondering lately what all the hype is about with sea salt and pink salt and himalayan salt and all these other fancy and expensive salts in the stores now?  I mean, salt is salt right?  And besides, aren’t doctors telling us that we should be eating less of the stuff now anyway?Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Salmon and Goat Cheese Cucumber Roll-Ups

Salmon and Goat Cheese Cucumber Roll-Ups

I had to make an appetizer the other day, and wanted to try something new.  I have my favourite go-to recipes that are always crowd-pleasers, like Mitch’s Mushroom Caps, homemade hummus or guacamole, Dark Chocolate Bacon Bark and Fruit and Nut Clusters, but I wanted to do something different.  Continue Reading

The Importance of Detoxification Before Pregnancy

The Importance of Detoxification Before Pregnancy

One of the most important things you can do for yourself and your future baby, is to clean out and detoxify your body, before getting pregnant.   Why is this so important, and why should it be done before pregnancy?  I’m glad you asked…Continue Reading

Healthy Peanut-Butter Cups (or almond butter, or hazelnut butter, or cashew butter….)

Healthy Peanut-Butter Cups (or almond butter, or hazelnut butter, or cashew butter….)

 I’ll admit it, every once in a while I get a craving for a good old Reese Peanut Butter Cup – and as a nutritionist, I know I certainly can’t be eating things like that and feeling very good about it.   That’s why I decided I really needed to find a way to makeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Nourishing Super-Food Breakfast

Nourishing Super-Food Breakfast

When people find out I don’t eat bread, or cereal, or any other grain product or processed food, first comes a look of incredulity, and then, inevitably, they always ask me “but what do you eat for breakfast then?”  This is my go-to breakfast.  This is my answer to toast and eggs, or a bowlContinue ReadingContinue Reading

A Few Things Every Man Should do Prior to Conception

A Few Things Every Man Should do Prior to Conception

Let’s face it, when we think of healthy pregnancies and growing healthy babies, most of us think it’s the woman’s job to be healthy and reduce stress and get all the right nutrients for a growing baby.  Because after all, she is the one growing the little baby inside of her for 9 months.  WeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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