You know what’s magnificent about vegetables? Everything. The colours, flavours and textures, their versatility, and of course the nutritional profile: antioxidants, fibre, vitamins, minerals, protein, complex carbs, even omega-3 fats – vegetables really are a gift. And I feel very fortunate that I can take that gift and turn it into a delicious meal. Here’s […]
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The foods on the shelves today would make our great-grandparents’ heads spin, but few aisles would be more confusing for them than the one with natural sweeteners. White sugar is a pantry item that’s been used for generations, but research is piling up to show that white, refined sugar is harmful to our health. It’s a highly addictive […]
My Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) season has begun! CSAs are when you purchase a share in a local farm and then receive a weekly mystery box of fresh vegetables and fruits. For me, that means I’ll be visiting my local farmer’s market, with my doggie in tow, to pick up produce for the next 20 weeks. […]
A decade ago, if you had asked me to name a whole grain other than wheat I would’ve been totally stumped. Now, the world of gluten-free eating has opened me up to a wide variety of grains, including millet, sorghum, amaranth, quinoa, buckwheat, teff and wild rice (If you’d like the scoop on gluten-free grains […]
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