Dairy Free Rice Pudding

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes *6 - 8 Servings Ingredients: 4 cups Almond milk (or your favourite plant-based beverage), unsweetened1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract2 cinnamon sticks1 cup parboiled rice, washed1/4 cup golden Sultana...

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Have You Tried a Neti Pot?

If you’re dealing with sinus problems, you know how miserable facial pain and clogged nasal passages can be. In their search for relief, many sinus sufferers have turned to nasal saline irrigation, a therapy that uses a salt and water solution to flush out the nasal...

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30-Minute Anti-Inflammatory Spicy Shrimp

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes *4 - 5 Servings Ingredients: 4 Tablespoons Extra Virgen Olive Oil (EVOO)3 Roma tomatoes, diced1/2 medium onion, chopped1 Tablespoon garlic, chopped or garlic paste2 Tablespoon ginger, grated1 Jalapeño...

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Eyelid Compresses for Dry Eye

Using warm compresses daily can be helpful for people with Sjögren’s. Tears are the eye’s natural lubrication. In dry eye, the eyelid oil glands (Meibomian) often become hardened and clogged; the oil becomes thickened preventing the oil from covering and protecting...

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Sjögren’s Friendly Maple Cornbread

Ingredients: 3/4 cup gluten-free whole-grain cornmeal flour 1 cup all-purpose gluten-free flour 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup Canadian maple syrup 3/4 teaspoon salt 3 teaspoons gluten-free baking powder 1 egg, room temperature 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/3...

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SjSC Statement on Sjögren’s & COVID-19 Vaccine

Dr. Arthur Bookman is providing the following statement to members of the Sjögren's Society of Canada. He is the Chair of the SjSC Medical Advisory Board. Sjögren’s Syndrome and COVID-19: So far, limited clinical studies have indicated that patients with...

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Could a Humidifier Work for You?

Lack of natural humidity causes the air in our homes to dry out which can be very uncomfortable for those suffering from Sjögren’s Syndrome. Dryness of the mouth, nose, eyes and skin are pervasive in those affected with Sjögren’s who could benefit from added...

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Fatigue during the Holiday Season

Fatigue is one of the most prevalent and disabling symptoms of Sjögren’s. Fatigue is tough to see or measure, but many physicians feel fatigue is very real and is a major cause of debilitation in Sjögren’s. Here are some tips that can help you cope with fatigue over...

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Cocoa, Chia and Hemp Goodness

Ingredients 3 Tablespoons Chia seeds 3 Tablespoons Hemp Hearts 1 cup coconut milk (or your choice of plant-based beverage) 1-2 Tablespoons cocoa nibs 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 Tablespoon shredded coconut (optional) 1 tsp maple syrup or honey (optional) Fruit of...

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