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Salted Cashew-Banana Mocha Shake comfort food dairy free drinks & smoothies kid-friendly plant based recipes sports nutrition Nov 12, 2021

This shake will always hold a special place in my heart, and my palate! This was the closest thing to “dessert” I could consume when I was on a liquid diet for almost four weeks after I had oral surgery. I wanted a nourishing snack, that would provide me with the healing benefits of...

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Kid-Friendly Fire Cider detox friendly holistic health & nutrition home remedies kid-friendly kids wellness recipes superfoods traditional Dec 03, 2020

When cold and flu season comes along, my family and I like to be equipped with lots of immune-supporting home remedies. This Kid-Friendly Fire Cider is powerful. Seriously, it really packs a punch!

Make this remedy well ahead of time as it takes 2 weeks to mature. This recipe is modified from...

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Hidden Liver Meatloaf Muffins dairy free egg free kid-friendly kids wellness mains & sides pregnancy & baby recipes special diets sports nutrition traditional Aug 20, 2020

Ok so, I don’t like liver. I tried the liver and onions, in many variations, and nope, not happening for me. Now how could I possibly expect my kids to have liver if mama couldn’t do it. And with most people, liver is either on the love or hate spectrum.

Generally speaking, if I know...

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Traditional Split Pea Soup broths & soups comfort food dairy free gluten free kid-friendly recipes traditional Feb 09, 2020

This makes a very hearty and thick Traditional Split Pea Soup. Growing up, my mother used to give us split pea soup for our school lunches.

To make it thinner, simply reduce the amount of split peas or add more water. This soup is healing and full of flavour! Your soul will feel nourished. ...

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Wholesome Cashew Fruit Jam breakfast & brunch cultural & ethnic kid-friendly plant based recipes sauces & spreads sustainable living traditional travel Mar 10, 2017

The cashew fruit also known as the cashew apple, grows in the warm tropical climate. We are fortunate to have a few mature cashew trees at Beyond Vitality Nature Camp. The cashew fruit is where the actual cashew nut is hanging from. The nut is enclosed in a thick shell and skin. Eaten raw, the...

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How to Make Sauerkraut cultural & ethnic dairy free detox friendly detoxification home remedies kid-friendly recipes traditional Jul 08, 2016

Got cabbage? Ferment it! Learning how to make sauerkraut is a wonderful method to preserve an abundant harvest of cabbage. Homemade sauerkraut is a fun fermented food that's easy to prepare and good for you.

Sauerkraut is a live-cultured “probiotic” food. It contains lactobacilli,...

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Moist Coconut Milk Pulp Muffins comfort food dairy free desserts & baked goods kid-friendly recipes snacks Oct 28, 2015

Every day at the Nature Camp, we harvest some coconuts (you can buy them if you don’t live in the tropical rainforest!), de-husk them, crack them, and make fresh coconut milk. We always have loads of leftover coconut pulp. The compost is already loaded with other goodness, so we created...

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Maple Pumpkin Pie with Almond Crust comfort food dairy free desserts & baked goods gluten free grain free kid-friendly recipes traditional Oct 07, 2015

A healthy, yet absolutely delicious gluten free Maple Pumpkin Pie with Almond Crust dessert. When I was living in Canada, this was one of my favourite fall and winter holiday treats. You’ll want seconds! Now we get organic pumpkin from the land at our Nature Camp in the Caribbean, so it...

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Nut Butter Banana Muffins comfort food desserts & baked goods kid-friendly recipes Feb 26, 2015

These Nut Butter Banana Muffins are the perfect snack or breakfast side. They are high in protein and healthy fat. The entire family will enjoy them!

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cup spelt flour

½ cup old fashion oats

1/3 cup virgin coconut oil (or real butter, softened)

1 1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2...

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Banana Carrot Raisin Muffins comfort food desserts & baked goods kid-friendly Feb 26, 2015

Packed with flavorful and wholesome ingredients, these banana carrot raisin muffins make a good snack or breakfast, as they are literally a balanced meal. They are wonderful topped with a spread of homemade almond butter. Loads of nutritious goodness!

 

Ingredients:

Dry

2 1/2 cups spelt...

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Homemade Brown Rice Crackers desserts & baked goods kid-friendly recipes snacks Aug 20, 2014

 

These homemade brown rice crackers are really easy to make and super duper delicious. Of course, they are also very nutritious for the entire family. My toddler loves these, and so does daddy! They are great with some homemade hummus, salsa or guacamole. Doubling the batch is definitely...

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Creamy Tomato Soup from Scratch broths & soups comfort food kid-friendly recipes Jun 18, 2014

This Creamy Tomato Soup from scratch is great for the entire family! Tomatoes are full of antioxidants. One of these antioxidants, being lycopene, has been linked to higher functionality with age, as well as an increase in your skins natural sun protection factor!  Tomatoes have also...

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