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Broth Benefits

Making your own broth can seem a little daunting at first, but with a little know how in your back pocket, you'll be a pro in no time! Benefits of making your own broth. • more economical than purchasing ready made • you know what is in it • a great way to use up [...]

By |2021-02-12T12:22:09-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Blog, Soup|0 Comments

Soup’s On

There is something extra cozy about a hot bowl of soup on a cold day. It literally warms you from the inside out and can be a great way to get in extra produce when a salad just isn't going to hit the spot. The inspiration behind this recipe was a traditional potato chowder. Typical [...]

By |2021-02-12T12:00:39-05:00February 15th, 2021|Blog, Soup|0 Comments

Dark Chocolate

As a dark chocolate lover, I am always happy when research confirms that in addition to bringing me joy, this decadent treat also has some added health benefits. But first, let's start at the beginning. Chocolate's history dates back to at least 2000 B.C. In its earliest days, chocolate was often consumed by the Mayans [...]

By |2021-02-08T12:38:52-05:00February 8th, 2021|Beverage, Blog, Snack|0 Comments

Have a Heart

February is National Heart month. It also happens to be the month that we talk a lot about love. I figured why don't we combine the two and talk a little bit about loving your heart. Fun fact: According to the Cleveland Clinic, your arteries, capillaries and veins are over 60,000 miles long! It is [...]

By |2021-02-02T14:57:36-05:00February 2nd, 2021|Blog, Misc|0 Comments

Crunching Numbers On a Bathroom Scale

I am not a fan of trendy diets. I don't care what celebrity has had overwhelming success with a certain way of eating. Don't even get me started on smarmy supplement companies who prey on people's insecurities. Over the years I too have struggled with body image issues. I've watched some fad diets come and [...]

By |2021-01-11T11:11:53-05:00January 25th, 2021|Blog, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Welcoming More Veggies Into Your Life

It can be a bit of a challenge to fit enough veggies into your diet once the colder months come along. During the warmer weather, we are inclined to choose salad, dive into raw veggies and dip and make a nice cold smoothie filled with greens. Once the cooler weather blows in, those delicious options [...]

By |2021-01-11T11:12:05-05:00January 18th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Cooking Oils 101

Let me start by saying that there is good value to using some fat in our cooking. While I will be the first to consider if a recipe can do with less fat or even swap some of it out with an alternative like applesauce in baking, a bit of healthy fat is really good [...]

By |2021-01-12T23:36:23-05:00January 11th, 2021|Blog, Misc, Salad|0 Comments

Creating Adventurous Eaters

I clearly remember thinking that I had successfully raised adventurous eaters by the time both of my children hit 2 years old. They loved sweet potatoes and broccoli, often asking for more. I had also been pretty successful at avoiding refined sugars, artificial food colouring and flavours. I took comfort in the fact that their [...]

By |2021-01-05T13:20:38-05:00January 4th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Resolution Rescue 2021

Resolution Rescue 2021 I decided a few years ago that I was finished with resolutions. In fact, this may be the only resolution that I have had long term success with! It isn't that I don't have aspirations for the year ahead, but resolutions always left me feeling worse about myself. The trouble with resolutions [...]

By |2020-12-29T09:08:27-05:00December 28th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Say Goodbye to Food Guilt

Have you ever really stopped to listen to how you talk or even think about food? Have you ever eaten a decadent piece of cake and then felt bad about it? What about a bag of chips that you vowed to only have a couple of and then discover your hand in an empty bag? [...]

By |2021-01-05T13:01:06-05:00December 21st, 2020|Blog|0 Comments
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