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Blueberry-Mint Smoothie

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Guest Post by Krista A. Parr, R.H.N.

Fruit smoothies with greens are perfect for light summer snacks; they make use of all the garden-fresh ingredients available, are cooling to the body, and provide extra hydration. Adding lettuce greens to your fruit smoothies is a great way of including more green foods in your diet, and the fruit usually masks the taste of the greens so you won’t feel like you’re drinking a salad.

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Strawberry-Lavender Chia Jam

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Guest post by Krista A. Parr, R.H.N.

Hooray for strawberry season! If you’re like me and you bought a large basket at the farmer’s market and now find yourself in a race against time to use up all those beautiful berries before they go overripe and mushy, this is a recipe for you. Spoon this stuff on toast, pancakes, oatmeal, or plain yogurt for a sweet fruity treat without the refined sugar that traditional jam is known for.

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Not Your Ordinary Vegetarian Burgers

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Guest Post by Nikki Hurst

This burger recipe is loaded with antioxidants, particularly Vitamins E & A (beta-carotene). Both are skin-supporting nutrients and immune-system support. Packed with fibre and plant protein, these patties can be served on buns, in wraps, or with a salad. This recipe serves: 2

Ingredients:
½ cup red lentils
1 medium sweet potato, diced (peel on)
1 tbsp of cold-pressed olive oil or coconut oil
1 clove of garlic,

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Maple Walnut Granola

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Guest post by Krista A. Parr, R.H.N.

Granola is such a great breakfast because it’s quick and convenient while also providing so much more nutrition than boxed cereal. Even many store-bought granolas can taste overly sweet and be loaded with sugar and fillers. Luckily, making your own granola is super simple! This Maple Walnut Granola is full of goodies to nourish fertility and start your day off right.

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Hot Cacao “Coffee”

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Guest post by Krista A. Parr, R.H.N.

While it isn’t necessary to cut out coffee completely while trying to conceive, it is generally recommended that women limit themselves to a cup a day. Many women choose to ‘quit’ coffee while preparing for pregnancy for a variety of reasons, including the stress that coffee can place on the liver, adrenal glands, blood pressure,

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Chickpea & Kale Primavera over Polenta

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Guest Post by Nikki Hurst

This hearty, fibrous, and nutritious dish is rich in many fertility-boosting nutrients: iron, folate, Fertility Fats (Omega-3, Mono/Polyunsaturated fats), anti-oxidants, as well as lycopene. This loaded dish is satiating and even better re-heated. Enjoy!

Ingredients:
*Polenta
½ tsp salt
1 cup organic polenta (cornmeal)
1/3 cup nutritional yeast (optional, for flavour)
freshly ground pepper

*Primavera Sauce
1 bunch of kale
2 tbsp organic,

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