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Health Recipes

Fight Against Flu Season With an Easy Elderberry Brekkie Bowl

January 8, 2020
elderberry-yogurt-bowl

There’s nothing better than a nutritious-and-delicious brekkie that can be thrown together in flash! Not only does this elderberry bowl look pretty, but it tastes great and is packed with antioxidants, healthy fats, protein, and probiotics too! It’s also suitable for vegan, gluten-free, paleo, and keto diets. For today’s recipe, I used Flora Elderberry Crystals. These crystals are extremely versatile and easy to use. I love adding them to overnight oats, smoothies, chia pudding, popsicles, bliss balls, gummies, and yogurt…

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Red Velvet Truffles

December 19, 2019
red beet red velvet truffles recipe

Most red velvet purchased today gets its colour from loads of unhealthy food colouring. Traditionally, beetroot was used to create the lovely reddish-chocolate hue! For these creamy-and-dreamy Red Velvet Truffles, I used Salus Red Beet Crystals. These crystals are a staple in my pantry and add amazing nutrients and antioxidants with only a mild sweet & earthy flavour. Don’t let the avocado in here scare you off! Avocado and cacao are a match made in heaven. Even if you think…

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Beet ‘N’ Berry Overnight Cauli Proats

October 25, 2019
beet and berry overnight oats

This is one of my absolute favorite overnight oat combos.  Honestly, I am addicted to the color, the taste, and how happy and satisfied I feel after eating them. Salus Red Beet Crystals have become a staple in my home. Even if you don’t like beets, these are worth a try. They’re naturally sweet, less “earthy” than regular beets, and rich in vitamins, minerals, and plant-based compounds such as betalains and nitrates.  Among their many benefits, these compounds may help…

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Elderberry Chia Protein Pudding

September 26, 2019
elderberry chia pudding

I absolutely love chia pudding. It’s nutritious and delicious and can be thrown together in just minutes (literally minutes!) the night before for a quick and easy breakfast, snack, lunch, or dessert. Not only does this elderberry version look pretty, but it also tastes great and is packed with antioxidants, fiber, healthy fats, protein, and pre- & probiotics too!  It’s also suitable for gluten-free, grain-free, paleo, and keto diets. Chia seeds have a mild nutty taste and are rich in fiber,…

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Popsicles Two Ways

August 17, 2019
popsicles

What better treat on a hot summer day than an ice-cold popsicle!  Here I have two different flavors. The first is a fresh and tangy Creamy Berry & Lemon combo.  The second is “PBBJ,” a play on everyone’s favorite PB&J, with an extra “B” for a twist!  Dr. Tara’s passion is to inspire and empower others to experience the joy and richness of life.  She embraces a holistic definition of health & wellness with a focus on lifestyle factors. For…

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Family Recipes

Frozen Yogurt Bark Recipe

July 18, 2019
frozen yogurt

Frozen yogurt bark is a nutritious and delicious family-friendly summer treat. It’s super simple to prepare and can be made with dairy or non-dairy yogurt and your choice of toppings. I made my frozen yogurt bark a pretty pink using my favorite Salus Red Beet Crystals. It was a hit with my whole family! I generally recommend using a higher fat yogurt (I use anything from 2% to 8%) so your dessert is creamy and luscious instead of icy. I also like…

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