25 Healthy and Fun Alternatives to a Sugar Fueled Halloween

25 Healthy and Fun Alternatives to a Sugar Fueled Halloween

by Dr. Peggy Malone

Healthy Halloween

When I was a kid, I looked forward to Halloween for weeks. I planned out my costume and usually made it (with Mom’s help). When Halloween night arrived, my 4 siblings and I would all pile into the car (we lived out in the country) and Dad would drive us up and down the highway to all the neighbours’ places for ‘Trick or Treating’. It was so fun and I...
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Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti AKA: Squa-ghetti

Spaghetti Squash Spaghetti. AKA: Squa-ghetti

by Dr. Peggy Malone

Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti SquashIngredients:
  • 1 spaghetti squash
  • 1 lb grass fed ground beef
  • 1 jar organic tomato sauce
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • pinch of sea salt
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Wash and rinse the spaghetti squash
  3. Cut it in 2 lengthwise (be careful…you may have to wrestle with it a bit)Cut Spaghetti Squash
  4. Scoop out the seeds with a spoon
  5. Place the 2 halves cut side...
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Crockpot Beef and Veggie Soup

Crockpot Beef and Veggie Soup

by Dr. Peggy Malone

Crockpot Beef and Veggie Soup

This soup is perfect for when you have some leftover roast! Ingredients:
  • 2 cups chopped leftover (or fresh if you prefer) roast beef
  • 3 cups beef stock
  • 1 cup soaked mixed beans (soak dry beans overnight the night before)
  • 3 or 4 tomatoes
  • 2 sliced carrots
  • 2 stalks sliced celery
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste
Directions:
  1. Put all of the ingredients together in the crockpot and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  2. It’s good on the...
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Eat Less CRAP. Eat More FOOD.

Eat Less CRAP. Eat More FOOD

By: Dr. Peggy Malone

Eat Less Crap Eat More Food

Eat less CRAP: C - Carbonated Drinks R - Refined Sugars A - Artificial Sweeteners and Colours P - Processed and Fast Foods Eat more FOOD: F - Fruits and Veggies O - Organic Lean Protein O - Omega 3 Fatty Acids D - Drink More Water Following these 2 simple rules will be a giant step in the right direction toward better health and wellness. This easy to remember acronym is a great tool for anyone looking to...
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Grain Free Sweet Potato Pancakes

Fun in the Kitchen with Dr. Peggy

Grain Free Sweet Potato Pancakes

Grain Free Sweet Potato Pancakes

These pancakes are an awesome gluten free, grain free, dairy free and refined sugar free option for breakfast or even dinner! They are soooo tasty! Ingredients:
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup nut butter (I used hazelnut almond)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 4 eggs
  • coconut oil for cooking the pancakes
Directions:
  1. Boil and mash the sweet potato
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, mix the sweet potato, nut...
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What is Real Food?

What is Real Food?

By: Dr. Peggy Malone

Real FoodWhat is Real Food? This might be a question that you’ve never considered. Well this may mean different things to different people but I’m going to explore today what it means to me. Let’s first start off with a few bits of information to set the stage. Human beings have been eating food for thousands of generations and it’s only in the last 3 or 4 generations (in the last 100 years) that there has been a massive shift in...
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