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TURMERIC

I have written about this spice in the past but it is worth repeating. I consume organic turmeric everyday and have for many years. I get my turmeric in a liquid tincture but you can get it in capsules as well. I do believe it is why I have low inflammation in my joints and […]

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HERBS of choice!

I love cooking. I don’t follow any cookbooks or recipes per se. I just like to create with what I have on hand in my pantry, fridge, freezer and herb garden. Of course, right now my herb garden is out of season. Lately, it is covered in a blanket of snow. But once the spring […]

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Swiss Chard

You’ve heard the recommendation to get something leafy green in your diet every day. I try to have a big green salad everyday to ensure I get that “green” food into my system. Green is good. Dark leafy greens are among the most nutrient dense foods you can eat. Lately I have been in a […]

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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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Lemon & Honey Water

You are already drinking lemon water because you know it’s good for you, refreshing and calorie free. How about adding another element of nutrition and flavor to that hydrating elixir……HONEY! We know lemon is high in vitamin C and other vitamins and minerals. We know honey is antibacterial, antifungal and good for digestion among other […]

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Black Pepper

Do you like to add a little kick to your food with black pepper? If you answered yes to this question…good news….black pepper carries many health benefits to your body. Black peppercorns are dried berries from the Piper Nigrum vine. In the Ayurvedic medicine world, black pepper, known as the “king of spices” has many […]

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Beautiful Beets

Purple, golden, candy cane, white and pink…these are the colors of this root vegetable called Beets. I enjoy beets and try to incorporate them into our weekly regime. Sometimes I even add a small beet to my smoothie as it bumps up the nutritional value of my morning elixir. Delicious Beets are full of vitamins, […]

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Turmeric…one of my favourite superfoods!

I have been consuming organic liquid turmeric daily for 20 years now. I swear that the reason I don’t have any Multiple Sclerosis related aches and pains is my daily dose of turmeric. Many of my fellow MS acquaintances, frequently reflect on their unfortunate MS related aches and pains. Why don’t I have pain? I […]

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Watercress

Watercress is a leafy dark green which has not been given enough attention. It’s a superfood. I have been adding watercress to my smoothies lately. I always new it was good for me but never really enjoyed the taste of it on it’s own. I have found fresh and alive watercress in my local market […]

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