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Fall Roasted Veggie Bowls

-1 cup of quinoa, rinsed -1 sweet potato, washed and diced -4 carrots, peeled and diced or cut lengthwise -1/2 a red onion, roughly chopped -1 delicata squash, washed, sliced lengthwise, seeds removed, and diced -2 beets, peeled and diced -optional, 2 potatoes (russet/gold/yukon), diced -2 tablespoons of olive oil -1 teaspoon of sea salt -3 cups of washed, massaged kale with a pinch of sea salt -optional, 1 cup of fresh veggies, cucumbers/tomatoes etc.  -1/2 cup hummus   Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees. Wash and chop all veggies. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper. Toss your diced veggies in olive oil & sea salt and arrange on pan. Bake for 30-35 minutes, turning part way. Rinse quinoa and cook...

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Homemade Apple Cinnamon Oats

-3 cups of prepared oatmeal -2 apples, cored and sliced, we LOVE gala or honey crisp! -2 teaspoons of coconut oil -1/2 teaspoon cinnamon -pinch of sea salt -1-2 teaspoons of maple syrup -a handful of nuts or seeds of choice   Cook oatmeal per package directions. (I like to cover a bowl of whole oats with boiling water and cover with a plate to cook for 5-7 minutes). Meanwhile, warm coconut oil in a pan on medium heat then add your apple slices, cinnamon, sea salt and maple syrup. Stir until apples are softened and slightly caramelized. Divide oatmeal between two bowls and top with apples and a handful of nuts or seeds of choice.

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Fresh Fruit Parfait

If you forget to eat breakfast (I'm really good at this) try whipping up some of these Greek Yogurt Fruit Parfaits and you'll have a hard time forgetting to eat them in the morning! 2 servings 1 cup of Greek Yogurt (plain or naturally sweetened) 1 cup of fresh fruit of choice (sliced strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, peaches, pineapple, mango) 1/2 cup crunchy granola (We love homemade, try ours http://bit.ly/2tZHexx)  Layer your yogurt with fruit and granola between two mason jars. Keep in the fridge up to 2 days, any longer and your granola won't stay as crunchy, alternatively, you can combine yogurt with fruit between to jars and store granola separately, great for taking to work!

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Greek Yogurt Fruitsicles

These fruity popsicles made with Greek yogurt and crunchy granola are the perfect summer treat, or make a double batch and enjoy them for breakfast! 10-12 Servings 1 cup of your favourite crunchy granola Try ours here: http://bit.ly/2tZHexx 2 cups of unsweetened Greek Yogurt or Kefir (Use coconut yogurt if you want dairy-free) 1 cup of coconut milk (unsweetened) 1/4 cup local raw honey 2 tablespoons of chia seeds 3-4 cups of diced fresh fruit (mango, pineapple, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry) It's a great recipe to use up slightly overripe fruit or soft berries.    Mix together your yogurt, coconut milk, honey & chia seeds. In another bowl, stir your fruit together, or keep separate for differently flavoured popsicles.  Evenly divide your...

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How to Brew Kombucha

What is Kombucha? Kombucha is a delicious fermented tea made with a SCOBY (Symbiotic Culture of Bacteria and Yeast) and sugar. While kombucha ferments it creates a wonderful balance of probiotics that are wonderful for gut health. Why should I drink Kombucha? With a healthy amount of probiotics, vitamins and enzymes kombucha can be an amazing addition to a healthy diet. Primarily kombucha is consumed for the probiotic benefits (like most fermented foods) but there are added benefits like the B vitamins and enzymes for energy, the gluconic acid for detoxification, antioxidants for immune support, it can even help ease joint pain! How much Kombucha should I drink? I would recommend starting with around 1/4 cup a day if you...

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