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Beluga black lentils and red quinoa

I love eating fresh and minimally processed foods. However, eating well often requires preparation and a certain amount of planning. Of course, if you work during the week, it isn’t always easy to get your act together in the kitchen. When I come home from work, I try to avoid the trap of reaching out […]

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Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Welcome Home Alexandra!

In about 20 minutes, my oldest daughter Alexandra will be home this morning and I CAN’T WAIT TO SEE HER!! Right now, John is at the airport waiting for her. She’s coming in from the USA where she is currently studying and will be showered with loads of love, good food including this fresh bowl […]

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Nutrition

Creamy vegan mushroom stroganoff

This creamy and savoury mushroom stroganoff sauce is made in a large skillet or wok. For a fresh taste, I like to whip up my own cashew cream on the side. Cashew cream is fast and simple to make. All that you need are raw cashews, water and a small blender or Nutribullet and in […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

Green Thai curry bowls

Coconut milk, made from white coconut flesh and water, is a staple of Thai cuisine. But are coconuts good for you? If you look at the research, coconuts and their products tend to swing between the “good food” and “bad food” camps. However, one common thread that stands out is that coconuts and coconut-based products, […]

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Nutrition

Green Thai Curry Paste

This green Thai curry paste is made with fresh chilies, herbs and roots. Traditionally, a dozen or more green chili peppers, along with other raw ingredients, are hand pounded with a mortar and pestle until a paste is formed. The green peppers, usually regular chili or bird’s eye Thai chili or a mix of both, […]

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