Raw vs. Cooked Spinach

Good question right? Do you know the answer to this. I did not know but was in a situation that caused me to research this very topic. I had a large package of raw organic spinach in my fridge this week that was at it’s “best before date”. I knew that we were not going […]

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I love my SLOW COOKER!

If there is one thing I have learned about living with a fatigue rich disease such as MS, is to prepare our evening meal in the morning when my energy is best. My slow cooker has become my most used kitchen appliance. I love it. By the late afternoon and early evening my MS fatigue […]

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Coffee…has become my “drug” of choice!

Yes, that is correct. I am back to drinking coffee after about 25 years of consuming green tea as my “caffeine” fix. Coffee has taken prominence in my day. I am really enjoying a couple of cups of coffee each day. Meeting socially around a cup of coffee…taking an afternoon break from whatever my sweetie […]

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Oranges

Oranges fell off my radar screen when I gave up orange juice many years ago. Why? I don’t know. I remember as a teenager, I would cut up two oranges and eat them as my “infront of the tv” snack. That was a good habit for a teenager. I personally don’t drink orange juice as […]

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Disease vs. Nutrition

It’s not something new. It’s something we need to be reminded of from time to time though. EAT MORE FRUIT AND VEGGIES! There is a definite link between disease and lack of fruit and vegetables in the diet of this fast paced society we live in. A scientific study by Imperial College of London strongly […]

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Me And My Shadow…

Living with a disabling disease such as Multiple Sclerosis is kind of like living with a “shadow”. It’s always hovering behind me…sometimes it’s in front of me. But it’s always here. It’s an uninvited constant in my life. Sometimes, in my head, I start to plan a great adventure and a split second into that […]

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Junk Food

Have you ever noticed that after you consume a meal made up of fast food junk food, that your body is still craving and is still hungry. That would be because the lack of nutrition in this junk food does not nourish the cells of your body that good food nourishes. The sodium, transfats, chemicals […]

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I LOVE POTATOES!

And rightfully so….. Potatoes are a superfood. Health benefits abound. All kinds of potatoes are equally nutritious, varying slightly in vitamin and mineral values. There are so many different potato types on the market today. There are russets great for baking, new potatoes great for boiling or oven roasting, yellow flesh potatoes, red skinned potatoes, […]

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Sugar…Cancer’s Fertilizer

Oh my goodness….sugar is so tasty and everything containing sugar is so tasty….no doubt about it. I was in a situation the other day where we were invited to an “ice-cream” function where you could have any and all flavors of ice-cream, toppings etc….. and as much as you wanted. I NEVER eat “conventional” treats […]

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A Refreshing Move

It’s been a few years now since my honey and I decided to pick up and move across the country from Ontario, Canada to British Columbia, Canada. We have just moved into our new home on Vancouver Island. We started looking out west about 10 years ago, shortly after my honey retired. We purchased a […]

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