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Chocolate Chip Flax Cookies
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Chocolate Chip Flax Cookies

I make these cookies regularly for a healthy snack for my kids. They take these nut-free cookies in their lunch every day. Adults and kids like these healthy chocolate chip cookies despite some unusual ingredients.

Pan Fried Maitake Mushrooms
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Pan Fried Maitake Mushrooms

This post is about finding and eating mushrooms! While I am usually adventurous when it comes to trying new foods, I must admit I was a little hesitant when it came to mushrooms.

Mediterranean Tuna Salad No Mayo
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Mediterranean Tuna Salad No Mayo

When you think of tuna salad you usually think about tuna and mayonnaise. But this Mediterranean tuna salad has no mayo. Instead it using fresh squeezed lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil and fresh parsley for a taste of Mediterranean seaside.

Festive and Healthy Nut Loaf
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Festive and Healthy Nut Loaf

I modified this nut loaf recipe from its original version to make a sugar free loaf cake. You can eat this anytime, and it’s great food to take on hikes or camping. You can even make this as a healthy Christmas cake in place of traditional Christmas cake.

Broccoli Slaw with Cranberries and Pistachios
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Broccoli Slaw with Cranberries and Pistachios

I serve broccoli at least once a week in my house (thankfully, my kids like it). When I do this, I steam the florets, which leaves me with the leftover stems. I save up the stems in the fridge and when I have enough, I make this healthy broccoli slaw with cranberries and pistachios. Why...

7 Super End of Summer Salads
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7 Super End of Summer Salads

As the calendar marks the passing of the lazy days of summer, you might be checking your garden, local produce store or farmers market for seasonal offerings. I have put together this selection of recipes contributed from dietitians from around the country. I think these include that best that the season has to offer. Enjoy!...

Umami Sauce
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Umami Sauce

What is Umami? Umami is the 5th flavour – the others being sweet, salty, sour and bitter. The term comes from Japan where it was first described. The component of the food that is responsible for this savour flavour is monosodium glutamate (MSG) and other glutamate compounds that occur naturally in foods. What Foods Have...

Stuffed Butternut Squash with Pear, Pecans and Cranberries
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Stuffed Butternut Squash with Pear, Pecans and Cranberries

I make this recipe every Thanksgiving and Christmas and it is always so beautiful. If you like to experience a variety of texture if your meals, then this recipe is for you – the nuts add crunch and the dried cranberries add a new chewiness and the butternut squash is a a soft creaminess. This...

Matcha Green Tea Powder (& a cancer-thriver smoothie recipe!)
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Matcha Green Tea Powder (& a cancer-thriver smoothie recipe!)

Last week, I wrote briefly on the benefits of green tea. When it comes to increasing your intake of cancer-fighting catechins, doctors Richard Béliveau and Denis Gingras (authors of the book Foods that Fight Cancer) recommend that you choose Japanese green tea over Chinese. This is because the evidence indicates that Japanese green tea has...

Salmon with Grainy Mustard and Wheat Germ Topping
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Salmon with Grainy Mustard and Wheat Germ Topping

Salmon with Grainy Mustard and Wheat Germ Topping Ingredients: 4 – 1” pieces of salmon ¼ cup wheat germ toasted 1 tsp garlic powder ¼ tsp cayenne pepper 4 Tbsp grainy mustard Method: Preheat the oven to 375 °F. Rinse the salmon and place on parchment paper lined baking sheet. Toast the wheat germ by...