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Spirit Of The Harvest

Spirit Of The Harvest: North American Indian Cooking By: Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs Summary This seasonal book is just what the fall cook is looking for! A n ICAP and James Beard Foundation / Kitchenaid book award winner - this unique book focuses on fall cooking from different North American ...

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Shellfish Thoughts

Monday 24 October 2011 . (1)

TweetThe other night my hubby and I went to one of our favourite restaurants, one that is well known for fresh seafood and great service.   We started with a platter of freshly-shucked oysters along with a glass of beer for him and Cava for me.   Some people say that oysters are an aphrodisiac. Continue Reading…

Cocoa-Nutty Squares

Monday 24 October 2011 . (1)

TweetThis is a grab and go – get me out of the house, nutrition packed square.  I make them for myself and inevitably my kids grab them and go!!!  The great thing about this recipe is that you can change it up,  adding whatever nuts and seeds you have on hand.  Packed with essential fats,. Continue Reading…

Dinner Fears

Monday 24 October 2011 . (0)

TweetGuest Blogger Whitney Ross-Barris shares her fear of cooking         I have given birth. As a singer and actor, I have performed for thousands of people. I have walked across a swaying rope bridge, 30 metres above violently crashing surf below. I have played guitar naked at a party full of my. Continue Reading…

BPA Dangers During Pregnancy

Monday 24 October 2011 . (1)

TweetThe news on BPA just gets worse and worse.  Another study links mom’s exposure to BPA while pregnant to the child’s behaviour at age 3. What? This study took urinary levels of BPA in mom’s urine at 16 and 26 weeks of gestation and then assesses the children at ages 2 and 3 for anxiety,. Continue Reading…

Zombie Cupcakes

Monday 24 October 2011 . (0)

TweetZombie Cupcakes By Zilly Rosen Summary It’s pretty much what it sounds like. A book with 16 different varieties of zombie cupcakes. Each recipe comes with illustrated design step by step instructions as well as basic recipes for icing and decorative toppings. It’s a fun way to add a little homemade flare to a very processed. Continue Reading…

Best Medically Recommended Diets

Monday 24 October 2011 . (0)

TweetThe category of “medically necessary” diets may actually be appropriate for anyone focusing on illness prevention along with weight loss. North American obesity and diabetes statistics would change radically if everyone took a harder look at some of these recommended diets before they got to the medically necessary stage. Here are three: DASH diet The. Continue Reading…

Comparing Diet Tracker Systems

Monday 24 October 2011 . (1)

TweetThere is no getting around it, tracking one’s food intake and physical output spells weight loss success.  Unconscious consumption leads us to overeating and weight gain.  Lest you think you aren’t affected, know this: we all lie to ourselves about how many cookies we ate.  Having to keep track of it keeps us honest.  There. Continue Reading…

Which Diet Works?

Monday 24 October 2011 . (0)

TweetWhich diet is going to work? We are a quick fix culture that wants a direct answer to a bigger problem which wouldn’t be an issue at all if we only consumed whole foods and focused on fruits and vegetables.  But at the speed of life in our frenetic times that answer doesn’t seem to. Continue Reading…

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