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Monday 2 January 2012 . (0)

Mediterranean Stuffed Sole

While comfort foods are what we crave this time of year, we are also looking for something super healthy to get us back on track. Fortunately these two things can be achieved with this one outstanding dish.  Full of satisfying flavors, this recipe uses pantry items such as jarred roasted ...

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Festive Fennel Salad!

Monday 19 December 2011 . (0)

Christmas is my favorite time of year, the gathering of friends and family, the recalling of years past… and the food!  It seems like there is an endless stream of  holiday buffets, filled with rich and lavish treats that only come around during this festive season.  What I love about the food over the holiday’s is that most people . Continue Reading…

‘Tis the Season to eat your Greens!

Monday 12 December 2011 . (0)

Kale is one of my favorite green vegetables and it should be one of yours!  Part of the cabbage family, kale contains more than just stellar amounts of vitamins and minerals like C, K, E, calcium and magnesium.  It is also a great source of antioxidants and chemical compounds that help regulate immunity, fight cancer cells and. Continue Reading…

PanFried Turmeric Fish

Friday 2 December 2011 . (0)

Pan-Fried Turmeric Fish Fish, no matter how you slice it, is a superior protein.  What fat it contains is the omega 3 good kind that lubricates your joints plus it is quick to cook. Yet another study came out this week outlining that consuming fish once a week protects your brain. The added bonus with. Continue Reading…

Low Fat Creamy Sauce

Monday 28 November 2011 . (0)

Nutritional yeast is extremely high in B vitamins, the nutrients that (among many other things) help us to digest carbohydrates. The proper digestion of carbs is the secret of boundless energy. Simply put, more B vitamins equals more energy. The selenium in nutritional yeast is both liver protective and cancer preventative.  Pretty good for teaspoon. Continue Reading…

Mushroom & Barley Soup with Miso

Sunday 27 November 2011 . (0)

This is a “stick to your ribs” kind of soup.  Full of nutrition boosting ingredients like mushrooms, ginger, garlic and miso, these bold flavours, make this vegetarian soup one that even meat lovers will adore.  The aromatic flavours of ginger and garlic pair perfectly with the earthy saltiness of Miso.  Miso is a bean paste that is made by. Continue Reading…

Medicine By the Bowl

Wednesday 16 November 2011 . (0)

As the colder months approach, it’s inevitable that cold and flu season is on deck waiting to rear its feverish sniffling head! While some arm themselves with medicine by the bottle, I prefer mine in a bowl.  I’m talking about good old fashioned chicken soup – more important, is the stock that goes into making. Continue Reading…

Deconstructed Sushi!

Sunday 6 November 2011 . (0)

Sushi is  one of the most popular “fast food” options for both adults and kids alike.  So popular that most major grocery stores have a sushi kiosk.  If you are buying the most popular variety, vegetable and calafornia style rolls – it can be a healthy meal on the run.  However,  it is important to note that it is easy to. Continue Reading…

Coco-Nutty Squares

Monday 24 October 2011 . (1)

This 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…

 

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