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Weekly Meal Solutions

Sunday 4 March 2012 . (0)

Carrot Ginger Slaw

Most nights I am pressed for time,  trying to feed the family before we run off to activitites.  This is why I love coleslaw in a bag.  I can use it for so many things including stir frys, soups or plain old slaw,  and it goes well as a side ...

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Chicken & Sweet Potato Enchiladas

Monday 23 January 2012 . (0)

TweetMexican food is a family favourite around our house, but I get tired of the old stand by taco kits, and I am not a fan of all the non-ingredients in the taco seasonings.  However, it is a meal that both my 9 year old and 12 year old can manage to pull together themselves.  In favour. Continue Reading…

Mediterranean Stuffed Sole

Monday 2 January 2012 . (0)

TweetWhile 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 red peppers and artichokes that are easy to. Continue Reading…

‘Tis the Season to eat your Greens!

Monday 12 December 2011 . (2)

TweetKale 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…

Mushroom & Barley Soup with Miso

Sunday 27 November 2011 . (0)

TweetThis 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…

Cauliflower & Cheese Bake

Saturday 24 September 2011 . (0)

TweetCauliflower is an amazing hearty vegetable that lends itself to so many delicious dishes.  Fresh cauliflower is abundant this time of year and super tasty!  Along with being a delicious vegetable, cauliflower is a notable source of fibre, potassium and folic acid.  A good source of antioxidants, cauliflower contains indoles which are known for their role. Continue Reading…

Sesame Fish Cakes

Monday 6 June 2011 . (0)

TweetLook for a whitefish that bears a sustainability logo.  Check out http://www.msc.org/ or http://oceanwise.ca/ before you go and arm yourself with the most up-to-date information. With a little knowledge, your dinner can help save the planet. Check out my blog about sustainable fish too for more background. SERVES 4 + 4  As Second Supper-easy fish. Continue Reading…

Poached Salmon Week

Tuesday 10 May 2011 . (2)

TweetFish, any way you slice it, is good for you! Cooking it is as much of a conundrum as buying it with confusion and concern at the fore.  Salmon is the #1 fish purchase in Canada and, at the moment, wild IS best in our opinion. However, strictly nutritionally speaking, the benefits of eating  any. Continue Reading…

Avoiding Sugar!

Monday 2 May 2011 . (0)

TweetYou have heard it before, sugar is a killer but maybe you felt, like many “c’mon, how bad can it be?” Let me be the next to try to convince you…it IS that bad.  Particularly the liquid sugar that you drink which comes without other fiber, minerals or nutrients.  That starts with sugar in your. Continue Reading…

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