A WINTER FRIEND

I have read this before and enjoyed it then….as I enjoy reading it now and sharing it. This is just a beautifully written piece and so true. Take a couple of minutes to read it. You’ll be glad you did. A WINTER FRIEND This article is so befitting for all of us… take time to […]

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Is it ignorance or fear?

Why are there people out there who don’t seem to care one little bit about COVID-19? They seem to be oblivious to the fact that our world, the entire world is in the middle of a very serious “pandemic”. It angers me when I watch some Canadian news stories, but mostly I see it in […]

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I love potatoes!

We think about potatoes as fattening foods. Potatoes have been given a bad rap because most of them are eaten in the form of deep fried “French fries”. Any food that is processed and fried is fattening and bad for our health. But lets give potatoes the love they deserve. Any type of potato….gold, russet, […]

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Covid Vaccine

Will you allow your doctor to stick this “quick to market” Covid vaccine in your arm? I’m not quite sure I will. I feel that I will have to wait it out to see how it stacks up in the millions of people who will line up and allow it to be injected into their […]

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Coping

We are definitely living in a time of “high anxiety” and “uncertainty” both in economics and health. Never before, in my lifetime, and I’m just shy of 60, have I ever had to think twice before heading out the door to do even the simplest of chores. We go through a checklist when we head […]

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Zucchini Blueberry Cake

Oh my goodness this cake is GOOD! I will share the recipe below.With Zucchini so abundant at this time of year…I was looking for ways to use it. Zucchini is a rather bland summer squash but can be added to so many different recipes to up the nutrition quotient. Let’s analyze why zucchini is a […]

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Food and Covid

I just read a very informative article by my health guru, Dr. Mercola, regarding how foods can influence your risk of dying from Covid. The big food highlighted in this article is “fermented food”. Things like Kim Chi which is fermented vegetables, sauerkraut, Yogurt, kefir, miso, tempeh, kombucha are what is considered fermented foods. Apparently […]

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Summer Cooking

With the temperatures soaring in mid-summer we tend to lose our desire to cook big meals indoors. The barbecue becomes the center for summer cooking. This is a good thing as it gets my honey engaged in meal preparation and cooking. Something he has never really had a penchant for….but is willing to give it […]

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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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