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Hearty Beef & Veggie Stew

April 19, 2016

By Anna Varriano

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I love crock pot stews. They are easy to make, and you can throw in just about any vegetable you like/have on hand. Get it all ready in the morning and a meal is ready for you when you get back from a day at work … or play! This stew recipe makes eno …

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Carrot Ginger Soup

March 15, 2016

By Anna Varriano

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I love soup at any time of year, and this is one of my favourites. It is so so so delicious, you might not believe how quick and easy it is to make! Every single ingredient offers loads of health benefits too! It freezes beautifully, so feel free to do …

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One-Pot Winner-Winner Coconutty Chicken Curry Dinner

February 8, 2016

By Anna Varriano

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This is one of my favourite dinners – especially for feeding a crowd. I’ve had this recipe for years. It’s from a very old Canadian Living Magazine (Jan 2001). I’ve made it a ton of times, but I don’t think I’ve ever made it the same way twice – and I …

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Sweet-and-Savoury Braised Red Cabbage

January 18, 2016

By Anna Varriano

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I love the look and taste of red cabbage – and its more than just a pretty face…I mean more than just a pretty head! Its beautiful rich colour is due to a high concentration of powerful antioxidants called anthocyanin polyphenols. Research shows that t …

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No-Bake Date/Nut/Coconut/Chocolate Balls

December 22, 2015

By Anna Varriano

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Need a dessert in a hurry? These delicious grain-free, egg-free, and dairy-free treats are delicious and quick to make. After you’ve made them once or twice and get a feel for how the ingredients all come together, feel free to improvise and ‘mix-and-m …

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Broccoli Salad

December 14, 2015

By Anna Varriano

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This broccoli salad is packed with nutrient-dense foods and makes a great side at any time of year. Use pomegranate seeds, diced red bell pepper, or dried cranberries instead of (or in addition to) the raisins for a festive look! Enjoy!   What You …

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Coconuty & Gingery Pumpkin Soup

November 17, 2015

By Anna Varriano

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Many of us run out and buy pumpkins for Halloween and/or Thanksgiving and then forget about them; however, I encourage you to enjoy this winter squash for months beyond fall! Pumpkins are loaded with health-boosting nutrients, including powerful antiox …

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