Easy Egg Replacement [Recipe]

A few days ago I received a question from Stacey, a follower of mine, asking for an egg replacement recipe: Hi Helen, I have a child with an egg allergy so I was wondering what you recommend as an egg substitute in your recipes. I know there are a few different options and I don’t…

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Pink Detox Smoothie [Recipe]

Healthy, Yummy and Fresh! Here’s a recipe for a smoothie that I love! The ingredients in this detox smoothie include beets, avocado, strawberries, celery, lemon, coconut oil, and apple. Here are the nutritional benefits for each of these (you’ll see that these ingredients are great for a detox): Beet – cleanses the liver, purifies the…

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Coconut Protein Squares [Recipe]

I’ve received several requests for healthy homemade protein treats in recent weeks, so I thought I’d share what I usually make. These are great for post-workout or to refuel mid-day before you grab your next meal. Store bought protein bars are typically filled with GMO soy, high-fructose corn syrup, colouring/additives, and a whole lot of…

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Have Your Desserts While Losing Weight!

Here’s a question I always get from my followers: “Can you please explain how l am able to eat these if l am trying to lose weight?” My Answer to this question is: You can definitely lose weight while enjoying desserts! My recipes use all natural sugars, and yes, honey is one of them. Your…

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Healthy Alternative to Potato Chips!

Kale Chips are a great, fun and crispy alternative to Potato Chips. …and most importantly, HEALTHY! KALE CHIPS Ingredients -1 head kale, washed and thoroughly dried -2 tbsp olive oil -Sea salt Directions 1. Preheat the oven to 275F. 2. Cut out the leafy parts from the kale and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces. 3.…

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Lemon Raspberry Gluten-Free Pancakes

Last night we got covered with a couple feet of snow here in Toronto. It’s probably been years since I’ve seen this much snow…and snow this WHITE!   For the last few years, we lived right in the heart of downtown Toronto. The heavy traffic on the streets made for mucky, black, slushy snow all…

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Use This Oil Everyday to Boost Your Health

The word is getting out about the health benefits of coconut oil. Coconut oil can help your body run smoother in a few different ways. Studies have shown that coconut oil can help your body resist viruses and bacteria that can cause illness, and even fight off yeast and candida. Coconut oil can also help…

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What’s in your protein bar?

We’ve probably all had a few protein bars back in the day. Or maybe you still have one on occasion to get a little more protein during the day. I confess….. I’ve had my share of protein bars – they seemed like a good idea at the time – get more protein in my diet…

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Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pancakes [Recipe]

Happy Thanksgiving to all my American readers! I hope you’re enjoying some quality time with family and friends this long weekend.   We had Canadian Thanksgiving last month and we kicked it off with Pumpkin Pancakes for breakfast. I wanted to share the recipe because these came out pretty tasty …I think it will be a…

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Is Sugar Really That Bad?

The question I want to address today is: should sugar ever be consumed? And if so, in what amount? We all know we should cut out or at least cut down on our sugar consumption. But what’s the problem with sugar? Sugar exists in many forms, although we usually recognize it in its white powdered…

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