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Winter Sunshine Soup – Fresh Sage, Cinnamon, Cardamom

I'm up at my 160 acre ranch near Vernon, BC, Canada, working on a new book, and the sunshine on the snowscape is just so inspiring I came in after chores to make this nourishing, yet fresh, winter sunshine soup! I'm going to give you instructions for 2 versions; depending on whether you like some [...]

By |2023-03-28T14:54:03-08:00November 28th, 2022|

Microbiome Boosting Pumpkin Oatmeal

Give your microbiome a natural boost with gut-soothing pumpkin and power-packed probiotic yogurt to make a delicious oatmeal! This fall-inspired breakfast is warm and cozy - just the recipe you need during these colder months. Microbiome Boosting Pumpkin Oatmeal I've been craving pumpkin lately, so I felt inspired to create this pumpkin oatmeal! Pumpkin is [...]

By |2023-03-28T14:55:32-08:00November 6th, 2022|

Gut-Friendly Vegetables & Recipes

When you have a sensitive or malfunctioning gut, vegetables can often pose a problem, or be difficult to digest. The key is to test your veggies, or start by eating just a small amount (well-cooked) and gradually increase. In extreme cases, you may need to puree your vegetables. Just like using elemental shakes to heal [...]

By |2023-03-28T15:10:35-08:00May 17th, 2022|

Gut-Friendly Brussels Sprout Recipe

The other day, as I was doing my weekly shopping, I came across a huge bag of organic Brussels sprouts - and for some reason, I felt completely drawn to them. I immediately began craving some Brussels sprouts! So, I grabbed the bag and began to look into a recipe I could create that is [...]

By |2023-03-28T15:11:51-08:00April 27th, 2022|

Outstanding Asparagus Pine Nut Soup (Vegan, GF)

I recently tried this recipe from one of my favorite culinary sites for soup - Love & Lemons - and I have to say, it is outstanding! Peas, asparagus, pine nuts, and fresh basil pack a powerful nutritional punch in this delicious asparagus soup recipe. I buy my pine nuts at Costco and keep them in [...]

By |2023-03-30T11:33:51-08:00April 18th, 2022|

Jini’s Staple Easy Meals: Rich & Juicy Vegan Stew

This stew or hotpot has a much more interesting flavor than traditional stew. It has more umami (savoury, rich, yum) due to the mix or layers of flavor provided by the squash, shiitake mushrooms, parsnips, soy sauce, and white wine (optional). Shopping List 1 large parsnip 1 large onion 2 celery sticks 3 small carrots [...]

By |2023-03-28T15:13:41-08:00January 25th, 2022|

Manuka Chaga Chocolate Goddess Discs – GF, Sugar-Free, Vegan

Here's another way to consume the immune-boosting power of chaga - in a totally delicious way! Instead of buying your chocolate bars at the store, where they are packed with refined sugar, how about making your own? If you want to make this chocolate sugar-free (i.e. no honey or maple syrup), of course you can [...]

By |2023-03-28T15:17:33-08:00August 17th, 2021|

Soaked Oat Porridge and Oatcakes

These are two recipes I get asked for over and over again - particularly by guests who stay at my house! They are an absolute hit with both children and adults, so I am sharing them with y'all in the hopes you'll love them just as much as my guests have. :) SOAKED OATS PORRIDGE [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:45:40-08:00May 27th, 2021|

Gut-Friendly Egg Salad Recipe (No Mayo & GF)

Here's another gut-friendly recipe for you! This egg salad, which I slightly modified from The Real Simple Good Life's recipe, is quick, easy, and very nutritious! The best part? It's also Paleo, Keto, Gluten-free, and completely dairy-free! There is there is no mayo in this recipe, which can be a trigger for IBD people, but [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:13:26-08:00January 5th, 2021|

Warm & Flakey Savory Pie – Gluten-Free & Gut-Friendly!

Sometimes we're just in the mood for a pie, am I right? How about a warm, savory pie that is gluten-free and gut-friendly? Not only is this recipe okay for sensitive tummies, but it’s soft and full of flaky goodness. It really just hits the spot! Sweet pies are great, don't get me wrong...but sometimes [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:05:10-08:00December 21st, 2020|

Comforting Veggie Soup for Cold Seasons

If you've read any of my broth recipes, then you know I could go ON and ON about the health benefits of broth and its gut healing properties. Gelatin is one of the lovely benefits of bone broth stock, which comes from the bone itself. So how about a comforting veggie soup that uses gut [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:25:39-08:00December 16th, 2020|

Korean Pancakes – Super easy, GF and VEGAN!

This gluten-free Korean pancake recipe is a favorite among my household - and SO easy to make! What's wonderful about this particular recipe is the pancakes are not only VEGAN and GLUTEN-FREE, but the batter can be made ahead of time and left in the fridge a few days before you fry - making it [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:30:07-08:00November 17th, 2020|

Vegan (Non-Dairy) Shakes for Meal Replacement or Weight Gain

Sticking to a vegan diet can make it challenging to gain weight without ingesting a lot of grains (oatmeal, wheat, rice) which are not good for your gut - and when you're dealing with IBS or IBD, your body often cannot tolerate legumes (beans, lentils, soy, etc), so you can get locked in a downward [...]

By |2024-02-27T10:52:56-08:00October 28th, 2020|

Yummy Cranberry Kale Salad & Balsamic Recipe

If you're new to kale, or thinking about trying it, or trying to introduce it to your kids, here's a super yummy yet easy cranberry kale salad you can make to introduce it gently. Just use the proportions given and make as large or as small a salad as you wish: Cranberry Kale Salad Half kale [...]

By |2023-03-29T12:13:34-08:00August 4th, 2020|

How To Make Raw Almond Milk

I talk a lot about the health benefits of drinking raw cow's milk or raw goat's milk on this blog, but for those of you that cannot tolerate it, are vegan, or who cannot obtain pasture-fed raw milk where you live, an excellent alternative is Raw Almond Milk! With raw almond milk, you can still [...]

By |2023-04-07T13:15:55-08:00August 1st, 2020|

Barbecue-Style Baked Beans Recipe – Sprouted!

I am just crazy for this pre-soaked, sprouted bean/lentil product. Of course, it's organic, but it's also available for a great price at Costco! It's the TruRoots Organic Sprouted Bean Trio and it contains mung beans, green lentils and adzuki beans. Most of us know we should be eating beans and lentils once our guts [...]

By |2023-03-29T13:19:21-08:00June 5th, 2020|

Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe (Vegan – but you’d never know!)

I have been on a Love and Lemons kick recently - which is easy to do when they have so many GREAT recipes. I've also been on a soup kick, if you haven't noticed - but hey, soup is comforting and warm for these cold days, and I just love a good, non-dairy recipe that [...]

By |2023-03-29T13:30:28-08:00March 2nd, 2020|

Creamy Delicious Cauliflower Soup Recipe (Dairy Free)

This soup is just wonderful when you are craving something creamy and comforting - without actually indulging in any dairy! Seriously, you cannot tell there is no cream in this soup. This is a recipe I slightly modified (I omitted some ingredients) from Jeanine & Jack's Love and Lemons recipe blog - which is chock [...]

By |2023-03-29T13:33:01-08:00February 10th, 2020|

Creamy Cauliflower Leek Soup – Dairy-Free

If you're at the place in your Healing Journey where you can tolerate some of those fabulous cruciferous vegetables again, you are going to love this quick and easy cauliflower leek soup recipe! The surprising thing for me, was how "cheesy" this soup tastes. If you're craving a melted cheddar taste experience, this soup will [...]

By |2023-03-29T13:51:44-08:00October 26th, 2019|

Vegan Proteins Coming Soon!

Just a heads up that I am currently in testing to determine the best vegan protein powder for you guys. I posted on Facebook and asked for your favorites and I am currently taste-testing and usage-testing several lines, so I can cherry-pick the best products for you. Here's an example of what my kitchen island [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:58:22-08:00March 16th, 2013|
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