Roasted Beet Apple Salad & Orange Dressing

February 26, 2015 | 7:00am

Roasted Beet and Apple Salad w/Orange Dressing What a combination. We would have never thought roasted beets, arugula, and apple would taste so good together! Not to mention the homemade dressing to boot. The Whole Food Project had the yummy pleasure of interviewing Carmen Daigle R.H.N., owner of Carmen's Cuisine. Carmen Daigle is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition.  Carmen not only caters natural clean foods for her clients in Vancouver,

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Simple Sugar Free Bread

July 17, 2014 | 1:49pm

Simple Sugar Free Bread (Only 7 ingredients) This recipe is so simple, and easy to make. Let us know if you have any modifications to share! Makes two 9x5 loaves Ingredients 1 cup (8 oz) warm (not hot) water 2 teaspoons organic active dry yeast 1 cup (8 oz) whole milk (or almond or coconut milk) 1/4 cup (3 oz) local honey 2 tablespoons olive oil 5 1/2 cups (13 3/4 oz) organic whole wheat flour, plus extra for kneading 1 tablespoon sea salt Directions Pour the water into a large bowl and

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Easy Home-made Mayonnaise

July 5, 2014 | 4:03pm

Easy Home-made Mayonnaise This mayonnaise works most of the time, but mayonnaise can be contrary due to the weather or other mysterious factors. If it doesn't set, set aside and start again with 2 egg yolks, 1/2 tsp. salt and 2 more T. vinegar, then slowly add in the first batch. Its better if eggs are at room temperature. Use fresh, light tasting oil for the best Mayo. Ingredients 1 warm Egg 2 T. Apple Cider Vinegar 5% 1/2 tsp. Sea Salt 1/8 tsp. Mustard Powder 1/4 tsp. Paprika 1 C. Extra

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Autumn Apple Crisp

May 19, 2014 | 10:51pm

AUTUMN APPLE CRISP You seriously have to taste it to believe there are no processed sweeteners of any kind. It's sugar free, made with honey, it's seasonal, local, and sustainable...what could be better?! In The Whole Food Project spirit of Natural Clean Food, this one's a keeper. This is a no-fail and easy recipe as well as a sure hit with the family! (Serves 8-10) Ingredients: (All ingredients should be local and/or organic if possible) 6 Apples, cored and sliced 2 Cups Rolled Oats 1/2 Cup

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Honey Pumpkin Pie

October 3, 2013 | 8:20pm

HONEY PUMPKIN PIE This is the best sugar free, honey pumpkin pie we have ever baked! It feels like it took us 30 recipes to finally nail down a keeper worth sharing. We included our all natural whipped cream recipe, best part... No processed sugar! If this isn't the best pie you've ever had, please send us yours! Hands-on time: 20 minutes (not including pastry) Time to table: 4 hours Serves 8 Ingredients Unbaked pie shell  2 cups fresh roasted pumpkin, puréed until very smooth in a food

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Beef Barley Soup (Video)

December 3, 2012 | 1:10pm

This is a secret Homemade Beef Barley Soup Recipe by Richard-James. This is a wonderfully warming and grounding soup on a cold winter evening! Ingredients 2 lb. Naturally Raised Ground Beef 1/2 Cup Pearl Barley 1/2 Cup Chopped Carrots 4 Red Potatoes 2 Kohlrabi  2 Turnip 3 Cloves Diced Garlic 1 Diced Onion 1/4 Cup Chopped Cilantro (optional) 2 Tbsp Sea Salt 1 Tbsp Fresh Ground Pepper 1 Tbsp Olive Oil Directions Heat heavy bottomed soup pot on medium Add olive oil, and

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Warm and Sweet, Natural EggNog!

December 1, 2012 | 1:27pm

I wanted to pick up some eggnog the other day but when I read the label for the first time I was horrified! There was nothing resembling a real food that might not harm me in any way so I decided to figure it out for myself and make a more authentic version. 6 cups almond milk (My brand of almond milk is sweetened, if using cow's milk you're Definitely going to want more honey, add to taste) 3 eggs (if you're thinking about egg quality, look for free range, unmedicated...even

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Cream of Mushroom Soup

October 15, 2012 | 12:14am

Cream of Mushroom Soup When I was growing up, a staple in our household was Campbell’s cream of mushroom soup.  I really missed it when I switched to whole foods, so scoured the internet for recipes.  This is one I found and modified.  It should definitely satisfy any mushroom soup cravings you may have. Ingredients: ½ C. of butter ½ C. of flour 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 pound of Crimini (brown) mushrooms, finely chopped 1 pound of mushrooms,

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Honey Zucchini Bread

October 8, 2012 | 7:52pm

This zucchini bread tastes phenomenal! No processed sugar, no additives, no chemicals, all natural ingredients that make this Homemade Sugar-Free Zucchini Bread an excellent start to the fall year! (All ingredients should be organic and/or local if possible) Enjoy Ingredients 3 eggs (free range) 1 cup unpasteurized honey  3/4 cup olive oil, or real butter 1 tablespoon vanilla (Real Vanilla instead of artificial) Baker's is a reasonably priced organic variety 2 cups grated unpeeled

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Buckwheat Pancakes and Pear Sauce

September 16, 2012 | 10:59pm

The pear sauce is absolutely delicious on top of these pancakes and is one of our favourite morning breakfasts on the weekend! Serves 2   Buckwheat Pancakes Ingredients: Always use local and/or organic ingredients if possible • 1 cup Buckwheat pancake mix • 1 tbsp Olive oil/sesame oil • 1 Free range organic egg • 3/4 cup Filtered/spring water • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon Directions: Preheat griddle/frying pan on medium heat (Use small amount of butter to prevent sticking). Mix all wet ingredients in

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Healthy Pizza Dough & Its Health Benefits

September 7, 2012 | 1:37am

Healthy Pizza Dough Who said eating natural clean food had to be boring?!! This pizza was pretty amazing! The ingredients are natural, clean, good for you, and most importantly taste better than store-bought! Whole Wheat & Thin-crust Preheat oven to 400 °C. Ingredients: 3 c. whole wheat or rye flour 2 tsp. baking powder ¼ c. cornmeal 1½ c. water 1 tsp. sea salt 1 tsp. Italian herbs (optional) ¼ tsp. garlic powder (optional) Directions: Prepare your toppings. Combine flour, baking powder,

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Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

August 29, 2012 | 9:42pm

Southern Buttermilk Biscuits are healthy? Absolutely! It's all about the quality of ingredients and way it's prepared! You're going to love this simple recipe for homemade biscuits that taste like Grandma used to make! Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 cups organic unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting the board,  1/4 teaspoon baking soda (aluminum-free if you can find it) 1 tablespoon baking powder (aluminum-free if you can find it) 1 teaspoon sea salt 6 tablespoons

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Raw Chocolate

July 14, 2012 | 11:53pm

Raw Chocolate This reminds me of melt in your mouth chocolate fudge!  Be sure and use organic ingredients if possible.  I find my raw cocoa at The Organic Grocer on King George in Surrey, BC, but roasted will also work.  I always buy the cold pressed coconut oil that says 'suitable for a Raw Foods diet' to get the best flavour and nutrition.  For vanilla, I like to cut vanilla beans into 1" pieces and dehydrate, then grind into a powder in a coffee grinder. Liquid

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Homemade Butter!

June 20, 2012 | 7:47pm

Homemade Butter! Submitted By: Lee-Anne Diepdael, Sucellus Farms Making your own butter is possible! I can't believe how easy she makes it look! It's a better option than the store bought variety and something we've wanted to learn for a long time now!  Karen Solomon, author of Jam It, Pickle It, Cure It, shakes her way into some deliciously fresh homemade butter using heavy whipping cream, a tightly lidded jar, and her own muscles. This would work with fresh, raw

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Coconut Date Snacks

June 6, 2012 | 5:25pm

Coconut Date Snacks (try to get all ingredients as local and/or organic as possible) Ingredients 1 + 1/3 cup fresh pitted dates  1 cup of pitted prunes 1/4 cup ground flax seeds 3 Tbl raw unsweetened shredded coconut (keep an additional 1 Tbl set aside to roll them in afterwards) 2/3 cup organic walnuts 2/3 cup organic almonds Directions 1. In a food processor combine all ingredients. Process on high until the mixture naturally combines. If there are still big pieces of nuts, then

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Potato Chips

April 6, 2012 | 10:34am

Natural Potato Chips (1865 Civil War Recipe) Wash and peel some potatoes, then pare them, ribbon like, into long lengths; put them into cold water to remove the strong potato flavor; drain them, and throw them into a pan with a little butter, and fry them a light brown. Take them out of the pan, and place them close to the fire on a sieve lined with clean writing paper to dry, before they are served up. A little salt may be sprinkled over them. *This recipe marks one of the earliest appearances

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