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Why You Might Want to Try (Making Your Own) Kombucha

January 16, 2020

By Anna Varriano

I have been drinking kombucha for years. It’s just one of the many things I do to support a healthy gut … which is key in supporting overall health. I typically have two 4-ounce drinks of kombucha per day – one in the morning, and one late afternoon/ …

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Twelve Days of Christmas Recipes

December 12, 2019

By Anna Varriano

With the Christmas and the holiday season right around the corner, I thought it would be timely to share some of my favourite recipes for this time of year. There’s something for everyone, and for every occasion, including soups & starters, appetiz …

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Gluten-free Baked Pumpkin Spice Donuts

October 30, 2019

By Anna Varriano

This delicious recipe is a great way to use up pumpkins or jack-o-lanterns you may have hanging around after Thanksgiving and Halloween festivities! You can also use store bought canned pumpkin puree. If you don’t have donut pans, the batter is also gr …

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Cilantro-Lime-Jalapeno-Garlic Dressing/Dip

September 11, 2019

By Anna Varriano

I first tried this dressing at a family celebration in Nova Scotia this summer. It was served on the side, to be drizzled over a roasted vegetable salad. I love roasted veggie salads and I LOVE cilantro, so this sounded like a winning combination to me …

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Roasted Cauliflower & Butternut Squash Salad with Tahini Dressing

July 24, 2019

By Anna Varriano

This salad is one of my go-to’s for summer BBQs, pot lucks, and big family gatherings. It’s a delicious and healthy alternative to traditional potato salad. This recipe makes about 12 cups of finished salad, so adjust the ingredient amounts as needed. …

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Noodle/Grain-Free Roasted Veggie Lasagna

June 25, 2019

By Anna Varriano

I love this recipe because you don’t really need to follow the recipe! You can use any veggie that will hold up to being cut in slices and roasted, any kind of sauce you like, and any kind of cheese (including vegan cheese) you like. It’s easy to make …

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Smoked Salmon, Red Onion, Fennel & Caper Gluten-Free Pasta

May 22, 2019

By Anna Varriano

This dish is easy, delicious, and can be prepared in 20 minutes. If you like the classic combo of salmon, onions, and capers, you’ll love this dish! I first made this dish to use up way too much leftover smoked salmon, sliced onions, and capers from a …

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