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I am almost one week into my Ketogenic diet. It’s going well. It’s in the early stages so I have a long way to go but in the first 5 days, I have dropped 3 pounds. And the nice thing about it is I’ve been eating well, no deprivation, no hunger, no cravings. This is […]

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It’s that wonderful time of year when farmer’s markets are brimming with fresh produce.   I feel inspired when I come home with an armful of fresh organic veggies I don’t normally purchase in the winter months, veggies such as zucchini and eggplant. Eggplant is not a favorite of many people.  It is kind of […]

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Mexican Bean and Rice Casserole

Being close to the Mexican border as I write this post….we are surrounded by Mexican restaurants.  The problem with most Mexican restaurants is the menus are loaded with bad oils, lots of cheese and mystery cream sauces that I do not want to eat as I would be compromising my healthy diet.  But being near […]

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Be Kind!

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”  Leo Buscaglia Kindness is the most valuable gift you will ever give someone. Kindness is the act of […]

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I always knew that pineapples were a wonderful fruit to enjoy from time to time but I had no idea just how valuable this yummy fruit is.  A friend of mine sent me this article as she knows how interested I am in everything that is healthy.   Next time you are at the grocery store […]

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MISO – a fermented superfood!

Miso is a fermented food from Japan gaining popularity throughout the world.  It is showing up on many gourmet restaurant menus as an ingredient in sauces, salad dressings etc.  You will also find Miso products in health food sections of most grocery stores. Miso has a rich and complex flavour adding great depth to any meal.  It […]

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