fish recipe skin health Dec 12, 2018

When people think of skin health, it’s usually foods like smoothies and green drinks that come to mind. I know so many people who think doing some kind of juice detox will improve the look of their skin. Although there may be some benefit…there are lots of ways to support your skin health with food that don’t involve a kale smoothie. (Although we do love Kale)

This fish recipe with turmeric and kimchi contains tons of nutrients that are vital for skin health including:

Vitamin A (from the fish): Vitamin A is well known for its effective skin treatment. It is responsible for cell turnover and can play a large role in preventing acne from developing.

Omega 3 fatty acids (from this fish): High levels of omega-3 fatty acids decrease inflammation system wide, and can help support the healing of skin issues like acne, psoriasis, and rosacea.

Sulfur (from the asparagus): Sulfur is important for synthesizing collagen, and collagen gives the skin its structure and...

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Cooking with The ‘Most Unsexy Vegetable’

recipe side dish Nov 22, 2018

Behold… the Celery Root! This ugly duckling, otherwise known as Celeriac has been dubbed by some the most unsexy veggie in the plant world. I am here to turn your opinion of celeriac around, and hopefully onto your plate.


Asides from being delicious (think cross between a potato and..well a celery) this root veggie is packed with vitamins and minerals like vitamin C, K and some B’s and is loaded with fiber. It’s also a rare non-starchy root vegetable, making it a great option for anyone trying to keep their carb count low and blood sugar stabilized! This dish below is a great side to any saucy meat dish, or on its own as a snack!

Celeriac & Cauliflower Mash


  • 1 medium/large celeriac bulb
  • 1 medium head cauliflower
  • 1 small white onion diced finely
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 heaping tbsp ghee or butter
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • optional: fresh/dried rosemary
  • salt and pepper to taste



  1. Preheat oven to 400 F
  2. Peel and...
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Warming Coconut Squash Soup

recipe soup winter Nov 06, 2018

It's officially soup season! At GRTH we are big fans of eating with the seasons, and in fall and winter this means warming our bodies with lots of nourishing soups and stews. Soup can actually make up a full meal, if you add in all the right ingredients it can be a blood sugar balancing, filling dish that will last you until the next meal.

Here is our recipe for warming coconut squash soup. It is full of healthy fats and fibre, keeping you full and preventing any energy crashes afterwards.


  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 red thai chilis
  • 1 Tbsp peeled minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp each, turmeric, cumin, coriander, cinnamon, paprika
  • 2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth, plus more to thin as needed
  • 1 medium butternut squash, cubed 
  • salt to taste
  • 1 (14 oz) can coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup pepitats (pumpkin seeds) toasted
  • 1/4 cup goat cheese, crumbled 



1. In a large pot, heat coconut oil over medium heat until shimmering. Add...

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Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

dessert lowcarb recipe Oct 30, 2018

With halloween just around the corner, every store is now fully stoked with chocolate and candy just calling out our name. (reese's anyone?). Especially if you have kids, this can be a hard time of year to flex that self control and not eat anything sweet. But as you all know, at Get Real to Heal we're all about having our cake and eating it too, so we came up with this delicious low-carb pumpkin pie cupcake recipe. You can eat this guilt free while everyone else fills up on candy (although they're a crowd pleaser and even the kids will want more). 


  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 3 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice 
  • Pinch salt
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree 
  • 1/3 cup Swerve Brown or Swerve Granular
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  1. Preheat your oven to 350F and line 6 muffin cups with parchment liners.

  2. In a small...
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Grainless Salted Pecan Brownie Witch Fingers

grainless halloween recipe Oct 27, 2018

From the archives...but these are so good we had to share it again.  We teamed up with Becka Crowe of Going Grainless to bring you spooklicious Witch Fingers. Becka is a Toronto based blogger who has a passion for real food, wellness and develops mouth-watering grainless recipes. When we saw these Salted Pecan Brownie Witch Fingers, we had to share, they're too delicious not to!

While we have graduated from trick-or-treating and raiding our pillowcases full of candy, we still enjoy treats on Halloween. These days we enjoy getting in the kitchen and whipping up our own treats using simple ingredients.Whether you're sharing these with guests, kids or keeping them all to yourself they are sure to be a hit.

Grainless Salted Pecan Brownie Witch Fingers (Raw)

Yields: 8 brownies

Prep time: 20 minutes


1 ½ cups pecans

¼ cup almonds

1 cup dates, chopped

¼ cup cocoa powder

½ tsp pink himalayan salt


¼ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

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