Yummy Pumpkin Muffins

By Teri Gentes I’ve long held a love affair with home-made muffins, yet not had them very often over the last decade or so as flour has taken a back burner in my diet. Still, I do love the comfort of enjoying a good muffin on occasion and with all the wonderful flour options readily…

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woman shopping for produce in grocery store

By Teri Gentes You know how important food choices are and you have the know-how on better foods to eat along with sincere intentions to master healthy meals yet, somehow, it doesn’t always manifest. Something’s got to change and these tips are just the inspiration you need to take action today. Nothing feels as good…

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National Popcorn Poppin’ Month

By Teri Gentes It’s a proverbial snack for movie watchers, along with those watching their weight, and this air popped creation made with only five ingredients is popcorn perfection. It’s ever so easy, oh so yummy, and it delivers essential nutrients too. Like all my recipes, you can adapt it to meet your own taste…

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Man is making smoothie

A post workout power-house smoothie with alkaline sustenance, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and immune boosting nutrients and infused with recovery enhancers.. Ingredients: 1 small banana frozen cubes (approx 3/4 cup) 1 cup fresh or frozen pineapple, cubed (contains bromelain, which has anti-inflammatory properties) 1 cup frozen blueberries (antioxidant rich) 1 large leaf kale, roughly torn (approximately 1…

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Teri's Pas-T-hai with Zucchini Noodles and Coco-Curry Nut Sauce Recipe

Teri’s Pas-T-hai with Zucchini Noodles and Coco-Curry Nut SauceRecipe created by Teri Gentes Pad Thai! It’s a proverbial fave for so many yet it’s not the most healthy option out there and my mission is always fab tasting, whole foods that are easy, affordable, sustainable, and super nutrient dense. The versatile star sauce recipe here…

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10 Foods to Get Your Glow On

Enjoy this healthy take on a classic chili! Side or Main CourseVegan, Gluten/wheat/corn/dairy-freeServings: 10Oven: 400-425 F INGREDIENTS: 2 Tbsp (30 mL) extra-virgin olive oil 4 carrots, diced 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 onions, finely chopped 2 zucchini, diced 2 Tbsp (30 mL) chili powder 1 Tbsp (15 mL) cumin 2 tsp (10 mL) oregano 2…

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Sweet n’Spicy Potato Sunbutter Powered Potage

Vegan, gluten free, Paleo and nut-free options (This recipe was originally published in canfitpro Magazine November/December 2014) By Teri Gentes, Whole-self Lifestyle Wellness Coach This nutrient dense, flavour intense, protein rich main course soup is the perfect way to anti-up on your anti-oxidants. Rich, thick and wonderfully warming, it delivers a healthy dose of vitamins…

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Simple n’ Sexy Salt Seared Salmon or Tuna

Written by Teri Gentes Ingredients: 16 oz fresh organic or wild salmon fillets (skinned) or 1 inch thick tuna steaks 1 large clove of fresh garlic – cut in half Olive, grape seed, or coconut oil 1 tbsp coarse Himalayan pink, black or grey sea salts, (Fleur de Sel, Le Paludier, Smoked Sea Salt) 3…

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10 Foods to Get Your Glow On

By Teri Gentes This fabulous “whole food” main course comes together quickly, shortcuts are an option and it can be prepped in advance.Rich in vitamins and minerals, healthy fats, quality carbs, and fibre – it is a perfect protein meal that promotes alkalinity. Make it your own by choosing your favourite veggies. If you’re in…

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Garden-Fresh Tomato, Hemp, and Herb Sauce and Dip

Written by Teri Gentes When fresh local veggies are abundant, this sauce n’ dip is spectacular. Generously drizzled over Romaine lettuce or Radicchio that’s been given a fast flash over the fire, will ‘wow’ your taste buds. No time to grill? Try generously topping garden greens, sliced cucumbers, and feta cheese. Serve with local artisan…

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