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Nourish your Largest Organ

Nourish your Largest Organ

Practicing self-care is one of my cornerstones for healthier eating & living, so I am constantly on the lookout for the things that make me feel good about myself. In my part of the world the snow is gradually melting and spring is creeping in. As I look forward...

Simple yet Sensational ~ Butternut Squash

Simple yet Sensational ~ Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is a hero in the healthier eating arena. High in fiber and potassium, this is definitely a heart-healthy choice. I found it educational to learn that it is often recommended by dieticians in controlling cholesterol and in weight-reduction programs. I...

Revamped Beef Bourguignon

Revamped Beef Bourguignon

When the weather gets colder one of the more satisfying meals is a hearty beef stew. A favorite recipe I use is a variation inspired from The Canadian Living Cookbook. Initially I used to make the recipe as stated in the book yet over time I have added my own...

Snack Attack:  Dried Apricots

Snack Attack: Dried Apricots

Years ago I was introduced to dried apricots as a compact food to pack for canoe trips. Anyone who has experienced portaging understands the need for compact packing. Years later I continue to have dried apricots in the house as a tasty snack food. With my research...

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