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Easy Beef Brisket

Recipe Courtesy of Elanaspantry.com

photo provided courtesy of elanaspantry.com

 

 

Growing up I loved the brisket that my Bubby made. It was melt-in-your-mouth amazing. My mother also made an incredible brisket. Now it’s my turn to take a whirl at Beef Brisket –the perfect Paleo dinner

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Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe Courtesy of Elanaspantry.com

photo provided courtesy of elanaspantry.com

My mother-in-law (aka Grandma Marylyn) is obsessed with all things crispy, crunchy, and Paleo. Like me, she has celiac disease and has followed a strict gluten-free diet for years. I created this Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe just

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Roasted Red Pepper Salmon With Spinach

Recipe Courtesy of Elanaspantry.com

photo provided courtesy of elanaspantry.com

This high protein salmon dish with roasted red pepper tomato soup from Pacific Foods was a big hit with my husband, and children as well.

The sweet, smoky taste of the sauce (which simply uses the above soup)

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Thai Chicken Soup

Recipe Courtesy of Elanaspantry.com

This delicious Thai Chicken Soup is gluten-and dairy-free.

photo provided courtesy of elanaspantry.com

Thai Chicken Soup

1 tablespoon grapeseed oil or coconut oil 3 shallots, chopped 8 sprigs cilantro, chopped 4 cups chicken stock 28 ounces coconut milk 1 tablespoon agave nectar

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Crispy Warm Winter Wrap

By Deb Gleason I’ve made many wraps in my life but never thought to just heat the whole thing up. Now I’m hooked. This wrap is toasty outside with warm raw, crunchy veggies inside – brilliant! This easy to make, extremely yummy and nutritious lunch will get you through the winter

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Vegan Soft-serve Sundaes

By Deb Gleason

When the sun is scorching there is nothing better than a cool treat to bring down your temperature and tease your tastebuds. Unfortunately the thing people reach for the most is dairy-based ice cream. This option is hard on the body because it consists of primarily animal-based protein

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Yogurt Parfaits with Summer Fruit

 

Yogurt parfaits are easy to make, and they make great desserts and snacks.

Ingredients:

1 c granola 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 3 tbsp honey 3 c low-fat Greek-style yogurt 2 c berries (blueberries, strawberries, raspberries)

 

Directions:

Mix the vanilla extract and honey with the yogurt. Spoon 1/4 cup yogurt

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Decadent Chocolate Mousse

By Deb Gleason

Traditional recipes for chocolate mousse include heavy whipping cream, eggs and white sugar. This healthy alternative uses whole foods and is sweetened with maple syrup.

But beware, Decadent Chocolate Mousse is not only delicious, it’s filling – a little goes a long way. During the summer try it

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Vegan Fettuccine Alfredo

By Deb Gleason

 

 

Using brown rice noodles and coconut milk instead of butter, cream, Parmesan and Romano cheese makes this dish much healthier, while still thrilling your tastebuds and leaving you feeling full and satisfied.

 

 

 

Ingredients:

1 lb (454g) Fettuccine

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Chocolate Chip Granola Bites

By Deb Gleason Chocolate Chip Granola Bites are the perfect snack after a workout or while hiking, cycling or just as a fun dessert for kids. Loaded with nutrient dense foods like quinoa, flax and oats they not only taste great, they provide you with health-sustaining energy.

Ingredients:

1/2

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Power-Packed Wellness Muffins

By Deb Gleason

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When you’re looking for something to fuel up on that’s full of fibre, healthy complex carbs, protein and omega 3s try these Power-Packed Wellness Muffins. Made with whole grains, they use superfood seeds and apple sauce

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Blueberry Lemony Madness Smoothie

By Deb Gleason  

I’ve been making smoothies for years but I hit the taste goldmine recently when my friend Caroline showed me her secret ingredient for smoothies. She adds 1/4 of a lemon right into the blender (skin and all). I’m all for lemon but I have only ever squeezed the

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Vegan Chocolate Mint Truffles

By Deb Gleason

I woke up to a big white surprise today, a beautiful coating of fresh snow. This has inspired me to send out a stellar seasonal recipe. Truffles are traditionally made with melted chocolate, whipping cream and oil making them extremely hard on the body. I’ve created an equally delicious

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Chocolate Almond Energizers

By Deb Gleason

Looking for a quick snack between workouts or something to help you start your recovery right after a tough workout? I created these snacks out of whole foods which means not only do they contain real food but they really fill you up because there are no empty calories

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Ginger Squash Soup

Another one of our soup for hungry cyclists recipes. This one features butternut squash, which is high in beta carotene; and zingy ginger, which aids digestion. As well as being highly nutritious, it’s easy to make and it’s delicious.

Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1-2 tablespoons fresh

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Heather Pardon’s Spicy Chicken Soup for the Soul

This soup is delicious and takes very little time to prepare. I’ve added a few comments below Heather’s recipe, including the amounts I used when I cooked it.

* Chop an onion and sauté in olive oil in a soup pot.

* Add about 2 TB of chopped fresh ginger, 1/2 diced

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Spicy Lentil Soup for Hungry Cyclists

This quick and easy soup has lots of flavour and zest. Serve with a fresh loaf of bread and you’ve got a fast, nutritious meal. (Inspiration: bikeradar.com-serves 4) Ingredients:

  – 2 tbsp olive oil   – 1 onion (chopped)   – 1 bay leaf   – 1 celery

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Womenscycling.ca Energy Bar

This bar contains oats, raisins, peanuts and almonds, honey, oil and salt. I estimate each square is between 180-220 cal.

Mix the following in a large bowl:

2 cups organic quick oats 1 cup unsalted organic peanuts: chop fine in a food processor ¾ cup almonds: chop fine in a food processor

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