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Entrees

Tuesday 19 July 2011 . (0)

Wrap it up!

Not only do I love leftovers, I plan for them! Any cooked meat turns into a second supper in a snap. Like this Caribbean Rubbed Pork, sometimes, pieces get tossed into salads but often the bits get chopped up and wrapped into a whole grain wrap. They can be rolled ...

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Fresh Pickles

Friday 8 July 2011 . (0)

Not interested in all the fuss of canning? You can still have fresh pickles for the summer as long as you refrigerate and use within a few days or weeks. Of course, only the long aging of briny pickles can produce that deep flavour and/or get you through the winter. But, there is something light. Continue Reading…

Vietnamese Pho Soup

Monday 27 June 2011 . (0)

Our Five Spice Chicken Legs come with loads of flavor already but any leftover chicken on the bone can be turned into a Vietnamese style soup.  A perfect all season meal because it is warm and yet bright and fresh with herbs. Nothing like a simple one pot meal to make dinner time a snap!. Continue Reading…

Easy Fish Chowder

Saturday 4 June 2011 . (0)

A slow-cooker is your best friend, but this recipe can be made just as easily on the stovetop. It begins with  these Sesame Fish Cakes and ends up like a world class bowl of soup! Serves 4-6 Prep time: 10 minutes 4 Reserved frozen fish cakes 4-6 cups frozen chicken broth or low salt canned. Continue Reading…

Heather’s Fava-rite Beans

Saturday 4 June 2011 . (0)

Blogger Heather has bean converted! Not only does she understand how good beans are for her, she is now creating recipes to fit them in.  This Fava bean dip recipe couldn’t be more simple…its flavours are bright and satisfying and its nutrient density is incomparable. 1 can fava bean ½ tomato, chopped ½ red onion,. Continue Reading…

Taking your pulse(s)

Tuesday 24 May 2011 . (0)

I am the lucky conveyor of good news.  Since I wrote about adding beans to your day in Ace Your Health, I have learned more about how powerful beans and pulses are.  A study conducted at CCARM, Canada’s place of Agri-food research proves that they “may be classified as medicinal food”.  All it takes is. Continue Reading…

Pickled Roasted Asparagus

Sunday 8 May 2011 . (0)

Roasted asparagus does very well in the fridge up to 2 weeks as “pickles”. Once vineger-ated (what? its a word! well, it is now) they are perfect with a sandwich or to dress up a salad. Even added to frittata or omelet they add a perky hit of color and flavor. 2 cups roasted or. Continue Reading…

Sweet potato muffins

Monday 2 May 2011 . (0)

The evidence is mounting that our sweet desire for sugar is killing us. Reduction (if elimination is too daunting) is crucial.  Cane sugar may be a healthier alternative because it has its minerals intact.  Making muffins that are high in fiber makes sure that the sugar is processed slowly.  Here, we even sneak in a. Continue Reading…

Sugar “free” granola bars

Monday 2 May 2011 . (2)

There’s more information now about just how damaging sugar is and it goes way beyond “empty calories” to liver and pancreatic damage.  However, finding alternative recipes that appeal to kids and don’t have a bunch of weird and difficult ingredients/methods is a bit of a trick.  The only ingredient here that may be unfamiliar is. Continue Reading…

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