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During Covid confinement I have been doing a lot of baking. Something I never really took a liking too. I love cooking but baking wasn’t in my repertoire. Eating sweets and pastries is not in keeping with a healthy diet. But there are ways to enjoy the odd sweet treat while avoiding all of the […]

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Proud & Grateful Canadian

It’s that time of year when we celebrate all that we are thankful for, usually with family and friends around the dinner table full of delicious traditional roast turkey and pumpkin pie. This Thanksgiving is going to be quite different for most of us as we continue to live through the Covid-19 pandemic. I never […]

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A Food Refresher! What not to eat…

I don’t know about you but during this “COVID-19” time I’ve kind of let my guard down a bit in the “nutrition” end of things. I’m being very careful in all of the other ways to avoid Covid but we’ve been a little free spirited with our diets. I believe this is because we are […]

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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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