Easy Upgrades – How to Make Paleo Pumpkin Pancakes (Video)
Join Malcolm Saunders in this Autumn edition of Easy Upgrades, enjoying the fruit of the season: pumpkins! Learn how to make protein-rich "paleo" pancakes. These are grain-free and gluten-free, and can be included into a gut-healing diet depending on your stage in your health journey.
Easy Upgrades – How to Make Superfood Granola (Video)
Learn how to make your own Superfood Granola with the potential for many inspired of variations. You can use whatever nut, seed, dried fruit, sweetener, spice, and oil you desire and have on hand for the base. Then when it comes to adding in superfoods and herbs you can really get creative! This is an easy and delicious recipe to be made as simple or complex as you are inspired. Great for breakfasts, snacks, and whenever you're feeling it!
Easy Upgrades – How to Make Gluten-Free Bread (Video)
In this edition of Easy Upgrades with Malcolm Saunders of the Light Cellar, Malcolm uses a base of nuts and seeds to create a gluten free bread that can be modified for flavor or dietary needs. Sweet or savory, this bread can be adjusted to be Paleo or GAPS friendly. The basic recipe is below:
Easy Upgrades – Upgrade Your Coffee (Video)
In this episode you will learn from owners of the Light Cellar, Malcolm Saunders & Laura Milinusic, how easy it is to take your coffee to the next superfood level. Concepts covered include brewing coffee with a batch of herbal or medicinal mushroom tea instead of just water and/or adding a herbal or medicinal mushroom extract to your finished cup of coffee whether it is a cup you made or one you got while out on the go. Enjoy!
Alex Warda – Apple Walnut Cake (Video)
14 year old Alex Warda shows us how easy and fun it is to make a super healthy Walnut Cake! As a graduate of the Raw Chef Certification by Elaina Love and the David Wolfe Nutrition Certification, Alex has an incredible passion to inspire, teach and motivate kids and adults in the simplicity of living nutrition principles and recipes.
Strawberry Vanilla Coconut Cream Pudding
I made these for my family a couple of weeks ago for Valentine’s Day weekend. Although strawberries are technically out of season at this time of year I had seen them in the shops and thought they would be perfect for a heart-shaped theme. They are delicious; you need confidence that they will set well when you beat the coconut. I left them for an hour after making them, covered on the countertop although you could also pop them into the fridge.
Flower Power Superfood Smoothie
As with all of my superfood smoothie and elixir recipes, don’t be discouraged from trying it if you don’t have all the ingredients in the list. Start where you are. Use what you have on hand. Get creative! These recipes are designed as launch pads into the world of smoothie making. The exact flavours may not be the same, but as long as the main base ingredients are present, it will turn out just fine! The superfoods and herbs are add ons that increase the nutrient density of your smoothie.
3 Healthy Comfort Food Recipes for Wintering
The Winter season has officially arrived with the magic of the Solstice. Ahhhhh, can you feel it? Time to turn inward, to hibernate, to contemplate. This is a time to gently release the old, that which we no longer need, and to create space for the new. Here in Northern Ontario, we endure long months of cold, wind, ice and snow, a beautiful insulation for this time of deep clearing.
Easy Upgrades – Best Matcha Ever! (Video)
Join Owner & Creative Visionary of the Light Cellar, Malcolm Saunders, as he shares how to make and upgrade your very own matcha latte! A tasty way to enhance your energy while also promoting relaxation!! This elixir recipe features the antioxidant-rich Matcha green tea as the feature superfood. Watch this video for all kinds of variations and suggestions to maximize the elixir to your preferences.
Nina Warda – How to Make Delicious Chard Kale Salad (Video)
12yr old Nina Warda shows us how easy and fun it is to make raw Chard Kale Salad! As a graduate of the Raw Chef Certification by Elaina Love and the David Wolfe Nutrition Certification, she and her brother Alex (14) are launching a website to motivate, teach and inspire other kids and families to shift their nutrition into a healthy and vibrant lifestyle at http://www.eatlikegorilla.com/.
Alex Warda – How to Make RAW Marinara Sauce (Video)
14yr old Alex Warda shows us how easy and fun it is to make raw Marinara Sauce! As a graduate of the Raw Chef Certification by Elaina Love and the David Wolfe Nutrition Certification, Alex has an incredible passion to inspire, teach and motivate kids and adults in the simplicity of living nutrition principles and recipes.
Nina Warda – How to Make RAW Zucchini Noodles and Pesto (Video)
12yr old Nina Warda shows us how easy and fun it is to make RAW Zucchini Noodles and Pesto! As a graduate of the Raw Chef Certification by Elaina Love and the David Wolfe Nutrition Certification, she has turned her whole pantry into a delicious array of wholesome superfoods, nuts and herbs.
Nina Warda – How To Make Nut Milks (Video)
12yr old Nina Warda shows us how easy and fun it is to make our own nut milk! As a graduate of the Raw Chef Certification by Elaina Love and the David Wolfe Nutrition Certification, she has turned her whole pantry into a delicious array of wholesome superfoods, nuts and herbs.
How Green Juice Can Take You From 0 to 60 In Seconds
One thing I hear over and over again from friends, co-workers, and students is that once they started drinking green juice, their lives changed for the better. I hear things like, “I just don’t feel right if I don’t have my green juice every day.” Or “I can get away with not eating super healthy as long as I drink a green juice most days.” Or “It’s the best hangover cure I’ve found!” Personally, drinking 1 to 2 pints of green juice in the morning keeps me feeling nourished, hydrated and mentally sharp. Yes, it’s that amazing!
Goji Dandelion Lemon Tea Recipe
Goji berries have been touted by many herbalists as some of the most nutritionally rich berry-fruits on the planet. They contain all eight essential amino acids and twenty one trace minerals as well as vitamins B1, B2, B6 and Vitamin E and A. Goji berries also contain long-chain polysaccharides that fortify the immune system.
Holiday Apple Spiced Raw Cheesecake
Holiday Apple Spiced Raw Cheesecake is layered with fresh dehydrated apples, walnuts, and a pumpkin-spiced ‘caramel’ topping made from mesquite powder, lucuma, Caramel Essence, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg spice, and coconut sugar. All raw, vegan, gluten free and low glycemic. Sweetened with apples for the crisp December season, coconut sugar, and bitter-free stevia.
Beet Kvass (Video)
Beet Kvass is one of the cornerstones of many traditional diets as well as foundational to certain gut-healing approaches such as the GAPS protocol. Beets are incredibly liver-supportive, so whenever there are issues with digestion or in the intestines, there is often an incidence of a compromised liver and hence beets and especially kvass can be a great addition. Beets are also a blood purifier, they can help with detoxification that will be happening as your digestive and intestinal systems are being supported. Plus, beets and the kvass are also supportive to the kidneys and Urinary system.