Where’s the beef!?


We’ve mentioned before that Beef can be an important source of iron but many Canadians find it too expensive to buy on a regular basis and this has only become more of an issue in recent years....
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Silky squash Zucchini Soup


It always amazes me how food can take you back in time. When I was younger my grandfather used to take my family and I out to eat all the time and for me that meant squash zucchini soup! Just one...
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Roasted Beets


We all know that we should eat the rainbow, but it’s not always easy getting your pink and purple in from a vegetable! Beets are a delicious exception! Though things can get a little bit messy...
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Chicken Korma


There is something to be said for exploring the world through food! Chicken Korma is not a Panamanian dish but it will forever remind me of Panama! My husband and I first tried it and fell in love...
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Tuuu much tuna!


So- tuna was on sale this week. Now when something with a long shelf life goes on sale that means you buy! I’m not talking just a few cans….I mean you buy out the store. (don’t be...
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Pumping up the Iron!


Iron is one of the most common deficiencies when it comes to vitamins and minerals, often as a result of blood loss or poor absorption.Low iron can lead to fatigue, shortness of breath, and dizziness...
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Jeweled Quinoa


Ingredients: 2 cup quinoa, dry 1 red onion, peeled and diced 1 tbsp olive oil 2 gloves garlic, crushed 3/4 cup sliced dried apricots 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1 1/2 tsp cumin 1 tsp cinnamon juice of...
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Spicy Eggplant dip


Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 3 cloves garlic minced 1 large eggplant 1 can diced tomatoes 2 small chili peppers, seeded, finely diced (or two cubes frozen chili pepper) directions: heat oil in a...
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Smarter Snacking


Many people can relate to what I like to call the “3 o’clock rumble phenomenon”. You’re sitting at your desk, or wandering the grocery aisles and all of the sudden your tummy...
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The whole deal on Whole Grains


There seems to be a hierarchy in the nutrition realm of bread products. Whole wheat products trump white, while Whole grain products are the king of them all. But there is quite a large difference...
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