Cooking With Herbs = Nutrition Dense Food
Sep15

Cooking With Herbs = Nutrition Dense Food

We are entering the do days of  summer and my garden is over-run with the worlds most enormous sage plant. It is impervious to the summer rain and hail! that we have experienced here in Calgary and has grown into an enormous plant. In an effort to use up some of this fine crop I have been messing around with herbs in my kitchen for the last couple of weeks. Introducing herbs to your diet is one of he easiest ways of increasing...

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5 Easy Salad Dressings
Apr28

5 Easy Salad Dressings

Shop bought salad dressings are full of processed vegetable oils, thickeners, sugar and preservatives and in my humble opinion, it is plainly a sin to dump that gloop over beautiful salad greens and vegetables. Lets’ take a look at the ingredients in Kraft Ranch Dressing just as an example Ingredients: Canola Oil, Buttermilk (Milk Solids, Salt, Bacterial Culture), Water, Egg Yolks, Vinegar, Sugar, Salt, Garlic Juice, Dried...

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One Skillet, Thirty Minutes! – Thai Turkey Mince and Rice
Feb08

One Skillet, Thirty Minutes! – Thai Turkey Mince and Rice

I often hear the excuse ‘I do not have time to cook!’ when talking to clients about the health benefits of preparing real food at home each evening. It is true that when you are spreading yourself too thinly with a crazy schedule compressing work, home and family activities, making a nutritious meal each evening can seem an impossible task and yes, it seems easier to just dial in pizza for the family at the end of the day....

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It’s Winter Make Soup Your New Smoothie!
Feb04

It’s Winter Make Soup Your New Smoothie!

I am a girl who loves her smoothie. The meal in a glass that is fast, nutrient dense and you can fill it full of greens….what’s not to like? But it is the dead of winter and you put yourself in danger of promoting an chill on your stomach gulping a freezing smoothie on the run. For the next two months (probably longer here in Calgary, Alberta!) I declare soup to be the new smoothie. Nutrient dense, comforting and warming,...

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The Connection Between Nutrition and Our Busy Modern Lives
Jun16

The Connection Between Nutrition and Our Busy Modern Lives

Dr. Libby Discusses the Connection Between Nutrition, Our Lives, Our Weight, Our Health And Our Secret Longings; It’s in the Biochemistry! I almost cried with joy when I heard Dr Libbys TED talk for the first time. She articulates so succinctly the stress that is placed upon modern women to juggle the perfect lifestyle and the negative effect this can have on our health, down to the biochemical pathways that are affected. I...

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