28 Healthy Snack Recipes – All Gluten & Dairy-Free!

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Even the best healthy eating plan can fall apart when you’re STARVING and there are no healthy snacks in sight.  When your blood sugar hits rock bottom, you’re wired to say "hello" to any snack around that’s quickest to bring it back up!  What accomplishes this goal the fastest? High carb, fatty and sugary foods.... often of the vending machine ...

22 Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes (All Gluten & Dairy-Free!)

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Don't you just LOVE to coming home to a warm dinner that's ready and waiting for you to dig in?  Who doesn't!?  This compilation of healthy slow cooker recipes enables you to turn this dream into a reality on a more regular basis.  As a bonus, slow cooker meals are easy to throw together!  With less pots and pans to ...
Tips for Batch Cooking Meals

What I Learned Batch Cooking 80 Recipes in 5 Days

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Share this PostOver the past few weekends I tackled a humongous project, which was to re-shoot all of the food photography for my Elimination Diet Meal Plan online program!  Although I hired out the photography itself, the meal planning, grocery shopping, food prep and cooking fell entirely upon me. I cooked all 80 recipes for the photo-shoot over the course ...
Gluten and Dairy Free Holiday Desserts

30 Gluten and Dairy-Free Holiday Desserts your Family will LOVE!!

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The holidays are ALMOST here!  Do you have big plans for Christmas and New Years, or is rest and relaxation what's on your radar?   This is the first year in a long time that I'll be spending the holidays at home instead of travelling to visit friends and family.  Although I'll miss my family traditions and spending time with ...
Potluck Dishes for Fall and Winter

25 Gluten and Dairy-Free Healthy Potluck Dishes – Perfect for Fall & Winter!

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The holidays are almost here, which means you'll likely have a few upcoming parties or events where this collection of gluten and dairy-free healthy potluck dishes will come in very handy!  I'm all about indulging and fully enjoying all sorts of delicious food over the holidays (and in general!), but that doesn't mean I embrace the bloating and fatigue that ...
35 Festive Holiday Recipes Gluten and Dairy-Free

35 Decadent Dairy and Gluten-Free Holiday Recipes!

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Holiday meal planning can be a challenge for anyone, but it becomes more difficult when you are trying to avoid one or more ingredients in your cooking. To make meal planning as easy as possible for you I’ve put together a compilation of gluten and dairy-free holiday recipes!  Many of the recipes are from my own blog, Healthy Life Redesign, ...
Grocery Shopping Tips for a healthy Eating Plan

Grocery Shopping Tips to Kickstart your Healthy Eating Plan

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One of the most important parts of a healthy eating plan is to have a strategy when you're grocery shopping! After all, how can you fill half your plate with veggies at dinner if those veggies never made it into your grocery cart?  Here are a few healthy grocery shopping tips to help you navigate the store and leave with ...
How to do an Elimination Diet to Identify your Food Sensitivities

How to do an Elimination Diet to Identify your Food Sensitivities

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This is the final article in a blog series I’ve been writing all about food sensitivities, allergies, and intolerances. So far we’ve covered: 10 Signs that you may have Food Sensitivities or Intolerances What’s the Difference Between Food Allergies, Sensitivities & Intolerances? Top 10 Most Common Food Sensitivities and Intolerances Food Sensitivity Testing – Is it Science-Based? In this post, ...
Top 10 Most Common Food Sensitivities and Intolerances

Top 10 Most Common Food Sensitivities and Intolerances

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Recently I shared the top 10 signs and symptoms that may indicate you have food sensitivities, allergies or intolerances, as well as the difference between each of these reactions.  Today I’m sharing specifically which foods are the most common food sensitivities, and some of these foods may surprise you! Although the foods I list below are the most common food ...
Food Allergies, Sensitivities and Intolerances… What’s the Difference?

What’s the Difference Between Food Allergies, Sensitivities & Intolerances?

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As a naturopathic doctor, I help my patients to identify and address the root cause of their symptoms including fatigue, bloating, sinus congestion, digestive upset, joint pain, headaches, acne, and eczema. Did you know that all of these symptoms can be caused directly by various reactions to specific foods? Today I’m walking you through the five types of adverse food ...