Hunters Pie with Herb Gravy

Hunters Pie with Herb Gravy

I don’t know what I was thinking when I boiled up 15 potatoes and 2.5 lbs of meat for the test run of this recipe. We were left with 2 heaping bowls of meat and potatoes that physically would not fit into our 2.5 qt casserole dish, no matter how physics sliced it. So, seeing…

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The Meat Controversy

The Meat Controversy

I think it has to be said before I get into this topic that I was vegetarian for 5 years and a vegan for 4. I have nothing against vegan or vegetarian diets and fully support the choice to go cruelty-free. If done healthfully, and if right for your body, I commend those who are…

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Wild Game Meat: Health Benefits

Wild Game Meat: Health Benefits

This content is from a previous post about the controversy surrounding meat. I’ve been told that the full post wasn’t viewable in many RSS readers, so I’ve divided them in hopes that this will fix the issue for all of you. Wild game I’ll be honest with you – I was never too keen on…

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The Affect Of Fiber On Your Health

The Affect Of Fiber On Your Health

This topic is near and dear to my heart. For years; unbeknownst to me, I was consuming foods that were completely devoid of nutrients, fiber included. I was frequently in and out of the hospital with bouts of digestive pain and swelling, an experience I wouldn’t wish upon anyone. Doctors would recommend lactulose (a synthetic…

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Winter: A Time of Hibernation

Winter: A Time of Hibernation

The past few weeks were a time of celebration, family, love, and fun! You can read about holiday eating here. So now that another holiday season has come an end, what are we to do with ourselves until spring has sprung? Seasonal Eating Here in Calgary especially, we’re blessed with experiencing all four seasons. Although…

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Root Chip Chicken Strips

Root Chip Chicken Strips

TERRA Exotic vegetable chips contain some pretty fantastic ingredients. They are a fried chip so shouldn’t be eaten on a daily basis, but they are a great treat and an alternative to potato chips. Not to mention they are trans fat free and contain 6 root vegetables not common in our everyday diet: Taro: native…

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Journey to Health

Journey to Health

(With a lot of hard work) I’ve gotten to a point in my life where food deprivation, exhaustion, sickness, pain and fear is a thing of the past. With this freedom comes the ability to tap into the smallest imbalances in my body usually caused by not taking the time to relax, not remembering to…

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Roasted Vegetables with Balsamic Marinade

Roasted Vegetables with Balsamic Marinade

Quantum Leaps Lodge: a great place to recharge Golden BC is such a beautiful and relaxing place! We’re staying at Quantum Leaps Lodge, a 15-20 minute drive from the town, surrounded by lush forest and situated right on the river. Each of the cabins on the property have been made by hand with an amazing…

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Bison and Yak Burgers

Bison and Yak Burgers

Print Bison and Yak Burgers Author: Leanne Vogel Recipe type: Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Low Carb, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Sugar-free Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  45 mins Total time:  55 mins Serves: 6   I just love making these ahead of time. Either cook and store in the freezer for quick reheat or store raw separated by waxed…

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Spicy Cilantro Hummus

Spicy Cilantro Hummus

I’m blogging from beautiful British Columbia tonight from a cabin in the middle of nowhere. I have my iPhone pressed up to the window and am working via a tethered one-bar connection, so my apologies on no opening snow filled picture tonight. With the experimental menu I’ve planned for our stay here I hope they’ll…

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