Black Licorice

Do you remember back to the days of “Twizzlers” licorice sticks? I sure do. It was a memorable sweet treat we would chew on and share with our friends. Back when I was a youngster I remember my parents bringing me a “goodie box” to camp and it usually had a package of licorice in […]

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Living in the slow lane!

One thing is for certain….living with Multiple Sclerosis has moved me into the slow lane. By that I mean I reside in a place of rest, relaxation and calm and nothing is urgent. I have to take my energy as it comes. It’s not something I have a lot of and it’s not a frequent […]

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Avocado Oil

According to my most trusted “health guru” we should think twice before we add Avocado Oil to our shopping baskets. That surprises me as I had the impression that avocado oil was one of the better ones to use for cooking. Here’s why Avocado Oil purity is in question: A report warns that the quality […]

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Bone Health

This topic is not something I paid too much attention to over the years. I just assumed that because I was eating healthy I was looking after my bone health. Did I get a big surprise. Not being able to walk and put too much weight load on my bones over the past 12 years […]

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TRU-LOCAL

I am back to enjoying organic, free range, poultry, wild fish like salmon, scallops and halibut, and on the very odd occasion I will indulge in a small bit of well reared lean pork or lean beef or lean bison. It’s not easy to find this healthier option of poultry, fish and meat at your […]

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Watermelon

Summer is coming. What fruit is there on our planet that stands out as a “summer treat” like WATERMELON? Thinking about watermelon brings me back to my childhood. We always had sliced watermelon as a treat on hot summer days. I remember having seed spitting contests with my friends and siblings. I remember the sweet […]

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Curcumin – Turmeric

Turmeric is the spice that gives curry its yellow colour. It is a spice that has been used in India for hundreds of years. It contains compounds with medicinal properties. These compounds are called curcuminoids and the best of those is “curcumin”. I have posted about turmeric before but I think it is worth repeating. […]

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Mushroom Aglio Olio

Awe….those comforting carbohydrates. My favorite carbohydrate fix is brown rice pasta, gluten free, dense and delicious. We usually have one pasta night a week. Tonight is the night. The great thing about pasta night is that noodles go with just about anything so when planning our pasta night I go with what needs to be […]

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My Bread Man!

I live with a “bread man”. I don’t mean a delivery “bread man”. I mean a man who cannot live without bread…..every day. During this COVID-19 period of isolation I was and still am getting groceries delivered rather than take unnecessary risks going into a store. The challenge with waiting for deliveries was that I […]

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Hydration

Hydration

Are you hydrated enough? It’s amazing how many body functions are affected by not drinking enough water on a daily basis. I am guilty of not drinking enough water. I’ve been told by health and wellness professionals that I need to drink more water. I frequently shy away from drinking too much liquid throughout the […]

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