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Nourishing a pregnant body. Part 2

Slow cooked foods are a wonderful thing for both pregnant and breastfeeding women to eat. Food that is slowly cooked over time, especially when it contains bones and lots of vegetables is highly nourishing and easy for the body to uptake the nutritional value and to digest. This lamb shank recipe contains bone marrow which is… Continue reading Nourishing a pregnant body. Part 2

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Nourishing a pregnant body.

One of the (many) challenging things a pregnant woman faces is “what should I eat?” I have had a number of conversations with pregnant friends and patients over the last few weeks on this very topic. Ideally the best way to nourish your body and meet the nutritional needs of you and your baby is… Continue reading Nourishing a pregnant body.

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Raw Lemon Tarts

Makes 12 individual tarts Crust 1 cup raw almonds 1 cup shredded coconut ½ cup pecans or pistachios 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 teaspoon vanilla 4 medjool dates Optional: 1-2 Tablespoons lemon zest. Filling 1 cup cashews (soaked for minimum 2 hours) 1 cup macadamias (soaked for minimum 2 hours) 1-2 tablespoons coconut oil 1/2… Continue reading Raw Lemon Tarts