This is an easy, light supper to make the night after a roasted chicken dinner. You can make a really tasty chicken stock by simmering the chicken carcass in about 8-10 cups water for 2-3 hours. Add a splash of vinegar to help draw the calcium out of the bones to give you a mineral rich…
Simple and delicious, this is a classic winter soup that is easy and quick to prepare – it just involves a little prep time to cut the veggies and then time to let them soften before you blend it up into a creamy and flavourful soup. The thyme gives it the classic savoury flavour that you’re looking for. I mostly use dried thyme since I usually make this soup in the winter and many herbs don’t make it through our snow-packed, chilly winters. But if you live in a milder climate and have fresh thyme on hand, that is always the way to go.
This dish contains a few special herbs that are essential to Thai cooking. Galangal, kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass, and thai basil. You may not recognize are galangal and kaffir lime leaves, but these are two herbs are indispensable in authentic Thai cooking. They are optional in this recipe because of the difficulty in finding these Thai herbs, but if happen to have them in your cupboard – bonus!
There are several sources of protein in these bars – nut butter, sunflower and sesame seeds, hemp hearts, and pumpkin seed protein powder. The whole recipe contains about 100 g protein. So if you cut the bars into 12, you get just over 8g of protein for each bar. The protein content in these bars combined with nutritious sources of carbohydrates and healthy fat helps stabilize blood sugar levels, provides energy, and will help you feel satisfied. And we can’t forget the star ingredient – dark cocoa powder – that makes these protein bars decadent!
Cheese, ice-cream, yogurt, milk…those are pretty hard to give up. Luckily, going dairy-free is a lot easier these days. There are now so many milk alternatives and even some sweet dairy-free treats! Check out our dairy-free favourites.
Gluten-free diet – is it hype or is it healthy? Dr. William Davis, author of Wheat Belly, says “eliminating wheat—even so-called healthy whole grain wheat—from our diets is the key to permanent weight loss and can offer relief from a broad spectrum of health and digestive problems.” What is Dr. Anhorn’s view on food sensitivities?