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Quick and Easy Recipe Book: Featuring Gluten Free Recipes

We love sharing yummy recipes with our community, so we’ve compiled this list of our favourites in a neat little package for you to enjoy. Here’s to happy, healthy fun in the kitchen!

We love helping you discover greener choices for everyday living and that includes the tasty treats on your plate.
Here’s a great list of quick and easy recipes that anyone can make! We’ve also featured some delicious gluten-free recipes too. These snacks, meals and desserts are the perfect addition to any summer picnic and will take you and your family’s meals right into the fall season. We hope you enjoy them! Feel free to download the guide and put it up in your kitchen where it’s always handy!


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Lemon Spinach Hummus

This is the perfect, quick and easy recipe to take to your next sumer potluck; delicious, refreshing and nutritious!

This recipe is courtesy of Lia Bosch and Mary Sherriff
Aspire, Perspire, Nourish


2 1/2 cups cooked garbanzo beans (or one 19 oz can)
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/3 cup tahini
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon cumin
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup fresh spinach
1 clove garlic (optional)


1. Process all ingredients in a food processor until smooth.
2. Refrigerate until ready to use.
3. Serve with fresh veggies or whole grain crackers

spinach-hummus Photocredit: Flikr / jspatchwork

DIY Fruit and Vegetable Scrub

Rid your produce of harmful chemical pesticides with these homemade solutions!

It’s the New Year, and that means sticking to your resolutions for fitness and weight loss! What better way to get into shape than making sure you’re eating enough fruits and veggies? So how do you get more of these healthy foods into your diet without ingesting pesticides and cleaning chemicals along with them? Check out our recipes for natural vegetable scrubs and cleaners to set your New Year on a healthier track!


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