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Tuesday 30 August 2011 . (1)

The Run, the food, the bad mix

My Journey through Ace Your Health... The Nine of Spades Oy, does my body ever hurt. A hurt that feels both good and bad. The hurt that comes after a 10km run. Except the race happened two days ago. And I still hurt. I have not ran a 10km in 4 ...

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Food for Thought (literally)

Tuesday 30 August 2011 . (0)

TweetConventional wisdom tells us that there are three major food groups consumed by College and University students:  Beer, Pizza and soda pop, often with a side of fries or chips.  This, but not exclusively this, contributes to the so-called “Freshman Fifteen”, a term used to describe the average weight gain students are prone to in. Continue Reading…

Mediterranean Quinoa Cakes

Monday 29 August 2011 . (0)

TweetQuinoa (keen-wa)  is a pantry staple. It is as easy to prepare as rice and contains good amounts of protein! Whenever I make it, I always make double so that I can use it for a second meal.  The beauty of this recipe is that once you get the basic recipe down, you can add. Continue Reading…

250 Home Preserving Favorites

Monday 29 August 2011 . (2)

Tweet250 Home Preserving Favorites By Yvonne Tremblay Synopsis – As the cover says ‘From Jams & Jellies to Marmalades & Chutneys’, this book has a recipe for all of it! And what a perfect time of year for a book about saving those great harvest flavours. Not only are you able to make your own. Continue Reading…

Chimichurri Sauce

Monday 29 August 2011 . (0)

TweetThe most difficult part of preparing this recipe is making the Chimichurri sauce, and trust me it’s not that difficult, and well worth pulling out the food processor.  Chimichurri has its roots in Argentina and is traditionally served with grilled meats.  Similar to an Italian pesto, but without the nuts and cheese, this condiment stores well in. Continue Reading…

Grilled Shrimp with Quinoa And Roasted Peppers

Monday 29 August 2011 . (0)

TweetThis meal uses the very versatile Chimichurri sauce.  Chimichurri has its roots in Argentina and is traditionally served with grilled meats.  Similar to an Italian pesto, but without the nuts and cheese, this condiment stores well in the fridge and will knock your taste buds into high gear! Use it to marinade the shrimp, use leftovers on top. Continue Reading…

A Straight Flush of Hearts

Thursday 25 August 2011 . (0)

TweetSection: Hearts Chapters: 6 through 2 of Hearts The Challenges: Soups, Sauces, Alcohol, Tea, Yoga It’s been that kind of Summer. By that kind, I mean, the busy kind. Spring was busy too and thus, I have fallen behind in many of life’s daily tasks. One of those tasks is blogging for My Friend In. Continue Reading…

Welcome Andrea! (and her recipes)

Wednesday 24 August 2011 . (3)

TweetYou know when you find someone whose complimentary skills excite you? And you begin to think of all the possibilities of what you could do together? That’s what happened when I met Andrea! She has some great recipes to add to my friend in food and we are thrilled to have her! Here is what. Continue Reading…

Video to Save Time and Money On Groceries

Tuesday 23 August 2011 . (1)

TweetHere is a quickie lunch idea made from a few grocery items-Thai Chicken Wrap!  Using a few of my favorite time saving staples, I whip up a quick lunch: rotisserie chicken, home made peanut sauce and cole slaw mix.  Play close attention, there is a hint in here that you will need to remember to. Continue Reading…

 

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