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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|

Whole Food Healing & Super Delish Smoothies

My mum's neighbour passed away from widespread cancer. In her final days, my mum made her these smoothies - which were easy to drink and digest, yet super delicious. Even on the days she could only drink part of the shake, her smile of delight as she tasted them lit up the room. To make [...]

By |2024-02-26T13:30:44-08:00May 20th, 2021|

Help! What Should I Do If I Ate Something Bad? Part 2

You ate something and it just didn’t sit well…or worse, it made you SICK! We all experience these moments when we eat something and afterward, we can just tell something just isn’t sitting right. And if we already have sensitive stomachs, the last thing we need is some bad food ruining our day! Food poisoning is [...]

By |2023-04-19T08:08:32-08:00May 11th, 2021|

Guest Post: Sugar Busting Tips & Treat Recipe

This week we have a timely and helpful guest post by one of my longtime readers, Angela Privin - who is also a digestive health coach: The best thing I've ever done for my digestive health was to break my sugar habit. It allowed me to rebalance my biome and heal my irritable bowel syndrome [...]

By |2023-03-29T11:32:09-08:00October 14th, 2020|

Easing the Pain of Going Sugar-Free

When you quit sugar, you will indeed likely go through a withdrawal period. Your cravings can get intense and this is where you're likely to blow it and sabotage your health goals, or teeth healing protocol. Any restricted diet also causes feelings of deprivation and this is another saboteur that can wreck your goals. So [...]

By |2023-04-07T13:15:10-08:00August 31st, 2020|

Tuscan Tomato & Goat Cheese Dip

Okay, just had to share with you one of my latest addictions - goat cheese dip. I first had this in a restaurant and was crazy for it - but since it is a half hour drive away, I had to figure out how to make it myself! If you are sensitive to acidic foods, [...]

By |2023-03-29T12:08:31-08:00August 17th, 2020|

Jini’s Homemade Lacto-Fermented Mayonnaise Recipe

I did a lot of experimenting to determine which oils provide the best-tasting mayonnaise, whilst providing excellent nutrition – I think this recipe is my fifth variation and I’m finally happy with it! My never-ending thanks to Nourishing Traditions cookbook for providing the lacto-fermentation method whereby the mayonnaise keeps for 3-4 months, rather than a [...]

By |2024-03-05T22:02:13-08:00June 22nd, 2020|

Which Diet is Right for You?

Which diet is right for you? Here's a funny story: I was once asked to present at a gastroenterology seminar, and the organizer wanted to know if I could speak about effective diets for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. That's when I realized I did not have a video on this topic! I was actually shocked to [...]

By |2023-04-12T10:26:54-08:00April 11th, 2018|
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