Nourishing Chicken Soup (aka Alex’s Awesome Chicken Soup)

It’s that time of year: there’s a chill in the air, crunchy orange leaves underfoot, and a general desire to eat and drink warm things. To be honest, I’ve never been a huge fan of soup in general. I’ve never disliked it; it’s just never been something I would choose to order off a menu, […]

Think Ice Cream Is Off Limits? Think Again!

It’s been a real pleasure reviewing We Can ALL Scream For Ice Cream, an e-book of glorious, sweet, cool treats. Disclosure: Some of the links throughout AlexJamesWellness.com are affiliate links. If you make a purchase via one of these affiliate links, I receive a small commission. Please note I only ever recommend products and services […]

Chicken Liver Pâté

When was the last time you did something for the first time? I made pâté for the first time last week – with real chicken livers – and it wasn’t disgusting at all! Disclosure: Some of the links throughout AlexJamesWellness.com are affiliate links. If you make a purchase via one of these affiliate links, I […]

Creamy Coconut Banana Dessert

Short post for today – a quickie dessert recipe. I like this one because it’s free of all the nasties that are typically found in sweet treats: gluten, dairy, and sugar. Plus, it’s so simple to whip together and you can customize it to your liking! Disclosure: Some of the links throughout AlexJamesWellness.com are affiliate […]

Why I Don’t Eat Peanuts (& Almond Sauce Recipe)

Peanuts, peanut oil, peanut butter…we love our peanuts, don’t we? I’m risking some serious backlash here when I say that peanuts simply aren’t the most nutritious choice as far as nuts go (they’re not actually nuts, anyway). But give me a moment and I’ll explain the reasons why I mostly avoid peanuts, and then I’ll […]

How To Make Cauli-Rice

I had a few people ask me about cauliflower rice after posting this photo on Instagram and Facebook the other day. People are intrigued by the idea, so today I’ll share the (really easy!) method of “ricing” cauliflower. Disclosure: Some of the links throughout AlexJamesWellness.com are affiliate links. If you make a purchase via one […]

Do Chick Peas Make You Fart? (Plus, Zucchini Hummus)

Do chick peas make you fart? They certainly have that effect on me! Stay with me here, ’cause I’m going to give you a non-chick pea hummus recipe that’s simply Awesomesauce. I made it for a potluck this week and it was a hit. Disclosure: Some of the links throughout AlexJamesWellness.com are affiliate links. If […]

Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie (And Why I Choose Grass-Fed Beef)

I’m excited to share this recipe today. I’ve taken this to many a potluck, and it’s always a hit! This superb Shepherd’s Pie features two of my favourite foods: sweet potatoes, and grass-fed beef. Disclosure: Some of the links throughout AlexJamesWellness.com are affiliate links. If you make a purchase via one of these affiliate links, […]

A Healthy Chocolate Milkshake

I’m in the middle of a chocolate-free month right now. -gasp- If you’re anything like me, you can’t even conceive of a month without chocolate. Or maybe even a day. In recent months I’ve realized that chocolate has wriggled its way into the far corners of my brain and is directing my daily life, ruling […]

Best Egg Salad Ever (Mayo-Free)

Egg salad sandwiches were always one of my faves growing up. Here’s a healthy spin on this classic! Disclosure: Some of the links throughout AlexJamesWellness.com are affiliate links. If you make a purchase via one of these affiliate links, I receive a small commission. Please note I only ever recommend products and services that I […]