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Coconut Mango Cilantro Smoothie

One of my favourite smoothies whilst I was pregnant was an avocado cilantro (coriander) smoothie, so I decided to make it again, and added mango! This smoothie is a great combination of some of my favorite fruits and vegetables and a perfect way to include the wonderful nutritional benefits of cilantro with loads of electrolytes!

My Disease Was Ruining My Life but Juicing is Saving It

I was diagnosed with an auto-immune inflammatory disease called polymyositis that causes muscle weakness. My muscle weakness is from my neck all the way down to my legs. This disease was ruining my life. I’m a 33 year old single mother of a 7 year old and life was becoming difficult. It was hard to do simple everyday tasks. I could barely lift my arms above my head.

Quinoa Tabouli Salad

If you love Lebanese food with all the delicious vegetable dishes, falafels and amazing dips, then you’ll like this traditional Lebanese vegetarian dish with a twist.

The Foods that Make You Smile

When the days get shorter, and the sun sets earlier, people might feel more upset, stressed and depressed. When that happens, often the first go-to food is sugar and highly refined processed foods. Unfortunately, these foods won’t help. Find out which ones will.

A Fan of Health Documentaries? Watch for FREE

My friends at Food Matters TV are the spot for health and wellness films. And they are planning a special FMTV Live event that you won’t want to miss. Beginning next week, October 21st – November 2nd, you can tune into FMTV LIVE to watch the official online premieres of a few remarkable documentaries including ‘Carb-Loaded’ and ‘Love Bomb’, as well as Jason Vale’s latest ‘Super Juice Me.’

Joe’s Hiking Fuel: A Recipe for Delicious Granola

As some of you may have seen in Joe’s recent posts to Facebook and Instagram, he had the opportunity to do some hiking in Zion National Park this past weekend. The trails were long, some very steep, and the 7 hour hiking days required some fuel for the pack. This granola was made to be easy for transport, to take on the plane, and then to load up in the backpack for the hike. Did we mention it’s delicious? Get the recipe.

Raw Caramel Slice

This is one of my old favourite desserts but I always find the real version to be too sickly sweet. So I created my own. Here is a fantastic healthier version without all the unhealthy ingredients like excess sugar, unhealthy fats and processed ingredients.

A Seasonal Soup: Turnip, Apple & Butternut Squash

There’s nothing better than an easy-to-make, delicious fall soup. This soup was made entirely with organic produce from my Community Shared Agriculture “CSA” share and features delicious butternut squash that is rich in beta-carotene and vitamins A and C, which help to boost immunity and fight off the flu and cold this season.

My Big Wake Up Call Led to Big Weight Loss

My health was poor and l was very overweight. After a health scare in December last year that had me in hospital for a week, I finally understood l needed to do something about my weight and general well-being. The doctor said l was probably Type 2 diabetic with high blood pressure, fatty liver, DVT and blood levels that are all over the place. l knew l needed to do something, l just didn’t know what until l met Joe.

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