Tomato Chickpea & Coconut Soup

Tomato Chickpea & Coconut Soup Recipe Another very easy way to incorporate chickpeas into your meal.  Make it a meatless Monday night for the whole family! What you need: 1 tbsp olive oil 2 large cloves of garlic peeled 1 small yellow onion, diced 1 tsp sweet or smoked paprika 1/2 tbsp or more of […]

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Chickpea Butternut Squash Curry

This was a delicious meal that is perfect for warming up on a cool winter night.  I adapted this recipe from Jamie Oliver (love that guy!); check out the original here: What you’ll need: 1 butternut squash 1/2 inch piece of ginger 4 shallots 4 cloves garlic pinch of chili flakes 1 bunch fresh cilantro […]

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Green Chili Recipe – Chili with a Twist!

Melissa, our amazing office receptionist, introduced me to this recipe.  For those interested in chili with a twist – this is one for the books! What You’ll Need: 1 tbsp butter, ghee, or oil that tolerates heat well 1 lb ground turkey (Kredl’s has great quality!) 1 large onion, chopped 2 green bell peppers, diced […]

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Gluten and Dairy Free Seafood Chowder

Warm up with this GLUTEN and DAIRY-FREE Seafood Chowder! Absolutely delicious and EASY. Trust me, you’ll want to try this one! What you need: 3 Tbsp. ghee, olive oil, or coconut oil 1 large onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 large carrots, diced 2 potatoes, chopped 4 cups chicken or seafood stock (I used […]

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Eggs and Heart Health: Friend or Foe? A Look at the Science

I still have patients that frequently come into my office and proudly talk about the healthy food choices they make and very often will highlight the fact that they eat egg whites and avoid yolks “because they are high in cholesterol.” This is a completely understandable response because for years the media has engrained the […]

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5 Ways to Boost your Immune System Naturally

Well it is that time of year, COLD and FLU season. So, why not try to prevent it?! Drink your water. Keeping hydrated keeps your mucous membranes (one of your protective barriers) healthy and prevents bacteria and viruses from entering your body. Eat a whole foods diet, avoid sugar, and maximize on these immune boosting […]

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My Road to Naturopathic Medicine

I have been where you are. Well…maybe not exactly, but there was a time when I too felt unwell and overwhelmed by that feeling that I did not have control over my own health. When I was a University student – studying to be a nurse – there was a point when I was taking […]

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