Planning and then Going with the Flow!

I have always been a good planner.  My attention to detail was sharp.  In fact I would say that I have a little bit of an obsessive compulsive tendency when it comes to planning events, trips, dinner parties etc. Well…..now that I’m limited with my walking ability, energy levels etc. living with MS, I’ve had […]

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Vegetable Madras Curry

As a vegan, I’m always looking for tasty and interesting ways to nourish.  At this time of the year I tend to seek out recipes that give off that sense of warmth. Curry is one “sure fire” way to warm you.  Curry has health benefits too.  Curry has been shown to benefit our health in […]

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Are You A Worry Wart?

“There is a big difference between giving up and letting go.  Giving up means selling yourself short.  It means allowing fear and struggle to limit your opportunities and keep you stuck.  Letting go means freeing yourself from something that is no longer serving you.  Giving up reduces your life.  Letting go expands it.  Giving up […]

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Tempeh

Tempeh eh? What on earth is tempeh, you ask. Well, tempeh is my “go to” protein when making delicious vegan dishes.  If you’ve read my posts in the past you will remember my “tempeh sloppy joe” recipe or my “tempeh vegan chile”. Cooking with tempeh is like cooking with ground beef but tempeh can also […]

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Digestive Imbalance

There is nothing quite so uncomfortable than when your pipes aren’t working…so to speak.  In other words you are constipated.  It happens to all of us from time to time.    It is recommended that we strive for at least 25 grams of fiber per day.  Most people don’t get that much, nor do they […]

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Negativity is Poison

Oh my goodness….there is so much negativity in our society today.  What’s up with that?  So many people seem so unhappy, stressed, stretched to the breaking point with debt, illness, relationship problems etc. People are always playing the blame game.  Nobody takes responsibility for their errors…always looking for someone to point their fingers at other […]

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Buying the Best Foods Is Worth It!

People often question my desire and steadfast determination to only purchase organic and non-genetically modified foods for my family’s daily nutrition.    I’ve been buying “organic” food since before “organic” became readily available.   I use to drive to Toronto to a health food store on the Danforth and spend a small fortune on organic […]

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Bread….a favorite way to get our grains.

If you have been following my posts over the past 3 years or so you know that I have been following a pretty strict gluten free regime.  Gluten is inflammatory and I’m trying to keep inflammation in my body low to help me deal with my MS.  I’ve been starting to reintroduce high quality WHOLE […]

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Sugar and Cancer

Sugar is everywhere….in everything you buy that is processed.  There is sugar in foods you never would imagine to contain sugar.  It’s so pervasive, it’s hard to avoid sugar when eating the standard diet.  If it’s not refined white sugar then it’s high fructose corn syrup. Sugar is the BUILDING BLOCK FOR CANCER. I’m not […]

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Giving Thanks

Another year has flown by and we find ourselves on the doorstep of Thanksgiving 2017. We all have so much to be thankful for.  It’s a good time of year to revisit your list of things to be grateful for.  In this busy world we tend to take many things for granted and forget that […]

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