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The Benefits of Soup + 10 Soup Recipes

November 22, 2018

By Anna Varriano

Chicken soup for a cold or flu. Pumpkin or squash soup to support digestion and bowel movements. These are recommendations that have been passed down for generations, so there must be something to them! Soups are heart-warming and health boosting, offe …

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6 Recipes to Celebrate September!

September 19, 2018

By Anna Varriano

September is a great time to make meals with herbs and veggies that are local and in season. In this post, I’m sharing 6 of my favourite recipes that celebrate September crops. I hope you’ll try them! To see the recipe, just click on its title in the l …

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Chocolate Nut (or Seed) Butter Banana Frozen Treats

June 21, 2018

By Anna Varriano

These dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, and sugar-free (other than the natural sugars in the bananas) frozen treats are super easy to make and a perfect way to use up very ripe bananas! You can make them up in popsicle molds for a classic casual fudge …

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Pancetta and Sage Wrapped Salmon

May 18, 2018

By Anna Varriano

This recipe is super easy and it is absolutely delicious. If you or someone you know is a bacon lover but isn’t crazy about salmon, this recipe just might be a game changer! I love this recipe because it’s simple and quick enough to make for dinner on …

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Great Granola

April 13, 2018

By Anna Varriano

When you hear ‘granola’, do you think health food or junk food? Wait … granola could possibly be junk food? As in bad for you? Yup. It sure can. Some brands of store bought granola are loaded with sugar. Just read the ingredients to see how many gram …

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Best 10 Recipes of All Time

March 15, 2018

By Anna Varriano

Last week, in honour of March being National Nutrition Month, I wrote a blog about my Best 5 Blogs of All Time, sharing the links with you. This week, I thought I’d continue with that theme and share a list of my recipes that you have ‘nominated’ as my …

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Heart Healthy (and Heart Warming!) Lentil Soup

February 14, 2018

By Anna Varriano

Lentils are a tiny but mighty member of the legume family. Their high fibre content helps to keep cholesterol and blood sugar levels in check. They are also an excellent source of folate and magnesium – two minerals associated with cardiovascular healt …

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