Closing the Gap between Should and Want

Closing the Gap between Should and Want

Unfortunately, many, many people feel anxious about their eating.  There seems to be a huge gap between what people think they should eat, what they want to eat – and what they are able to manage around eating given their lifestyle. There are two main aspects to...
Green Power Bowl Spring Soup

Green Power Bowl Spring Soup

This soup has become a basic for me. I prefer to roast the onions, leeks,garlic, asparagus and broccoli in the oven for 45 minutes with some olive oil and then add the roasted vegetables to the leafy greens and broth in a soup pot. All those greens are rich in...
Breaking the Fast

Breaking the Fast

Why I Wake Early by Mary Oliver Hello, sun in my face. Hello, you who made the morning and spread it over the fields and into the faces of the tulips and the nodding morning glories, and into the windows of, even, the miserable and the crotchety – best preacher that...

Super Simple GF Banana Pancake

My cousin Diana in Australia shared this recipe with me. Mash one banana with 2 eggs.  Add a touch of cinnamon and a tablespoon of chia or flax. Spread on a heated pan and cook both sides.  It won’t take long. Top with a scoop of probiotic yogurt and some...
New Thinking about the Old Food Guide

New Thinking about the Old Food Guide

What a controversial subject!  Some people are very reactive to the idea of Canada’s Food Guide and others find it a very helpful simple tool for eating healthier. Most countries have a food guide that outlines a balance of locally available foods to eat each day in...